Basilica of Saint-Sernin (map). It is considered the largest remaining Romanesque church in Europe. With more than two hundred relics (including six apostles), many of which were donated by Charlemagne to the shrine that preceded the present church, Saint-Sernin is the church with the most relics after Saint Peter of Rome (map).
Cathedral of Saint-Etienne (map) is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toulouse. Its construction, which was mainly done at the beginning and then at the end of the 13th century, reflects the history of this decisive century which saw the city lose its independence to become a French city.
Convent of the Jacobins (13th century / early 14th century, map) was the Dominican convent of Toulouse and is considered to be, together with the Albi Cathedral, the pinnacle of Southern French Gothic architecture.
Musée des Augustins (map) is the fine arts museum of Toulouse, it is located in the former Augustinian convent.
Bemberg Foundation (map), housed in the Hôtel d’Assézat, presents to the public one of the major private collections of art in Europe.
Musée Saint-Raymond (map) is the archeological museum of Toulouse, located in a former college of the university it presents the ancient history of Toulouse and a very rich collection of Roman sculptures from the imperial Roman villa of Chiragan.
Muséum de Toulouse (map) is one of the most important natural history museums in France, housed in the former convent of the Discalced Carmelites.
The areas around Place du Capitole (map), Rue de Bayard (map) and Place St Georges (map) are lined with cafes and restaurants. The restaurants generally open for dinner around 19:00.
There’s a flea market every Saturday morning in just outside of the Basilique Saint Sernin. While it does not offer anything too special as flea markets go it’s a great way to mingle with a local crowd. Another flea market is held every first weekend of the month at the Allées François Verdier (map), at the Grand Rond (map).