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1- Festivals There are more than 1000 events annually in Toulouse, summer soirees are often very lively and the “fiesta” is popular. Don’t miss the Les Siestes Electroniques (June-July) and Toulouse d’Eté (July-August). The unique Festival Toulouse les Orgues is held each October and features one of the best collections of organs in Europe. Additionally, in 2018, concerts of 30 minutes will be played at 6pm from Wednesday to Saturday and at 3pm on Sundays, 18-29 July in Saint-Sernin basilica. 1- Musical Magic On Thursday at midday listen to free concerts. The eclectic programme attracts a crowd of admiring spectators in the municipal hall of the Sénéchal in winter and in the courtyard of the Ostal d’Occitania when the weather is fine.
20 Monster madness Toulouse will celebrate its role as European capital of space and aeronautics with a new venue to represent the Aeropostale (airmail) adventure and the first pilots who were brave enough to travel by plane. La Piste des Géants (Trail of Giants) will feature a dedicated garden to transport you across the Aeropostale line (opens June 2017). There will also be a museum dedicated to the aviation pioneers, and La Halle la Machine with more than 100 mechanical creatures built by François Delarozière (end 2018). November 1-4 Toulouse will host the world premiere show of “The Guardian of the Temple”, created by François Delaroziere and the French theatre production company La Machine. For an hour each day, a giant minotaur will walk through the city centre to celebrate of the opening of “La Piste des Géants”. Details and lots more information: Toulouse Tourism
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