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Toulouse Walking Tours

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Address: Place Capitol Metro Station, Toulouse, France
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Description: Really great tour around the centre of Toulouse.

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A wonderful way to see Toulouse

We just had a few days in Toulouse and we started it with this excellent tour. Penny herself was so energetic and enthusiastic we couldn't help but enjoy ourselves. We were just a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
Mark D
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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Farnham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We just had a few days in Toulouse and we started it with this excellent tour. Penny herself was so energetic and enthusiastic we couldn't help but enjoy ourselves. We were just a small family group of 2 adults and 4 children, and Penny kept us all engaged, taking time to talk to us individually as well as in a... More 

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review. I'm delighted that your family group enjoyed the walking tour and discovered lots of Toulouse's secrets. Whilst I can't control the weather, I try not to let it impact clients' Toulouse Walking Tour experience & so am pleased the tea break was appreciated! Best wishes, Penny More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We've all done it-go on a city break and wander aimlessly around staring at impressive architecture and buildings without knowing what they actually are. After a 2hr walking tour with Penny you cannot make that mistake in Toulouse. It's a great way to start a stay in the city both in terms of the historic background (which is a perfect... More 

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the walking tour and that you felt it enhanced your city break in Toulouse. I'm also pleased that you appreciated the Yorkshire tea with cakes and am glad that my passion for the city came across - my mission is to help people... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was a really good tour, very informative, delivered by a delightful and very professional guide. The tea stop in the park was a great extra, we really enjoyed it all and would recommend it to anyone visiting Toulouse which I now know to be a lovely city. Penny's recomendation for lunch was spot on, we liked it so much... More 

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing your review. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed the walking tour - including tea-break - and am delighted that you now view Toulouse as a 'lovely city' - my mission is always to help clients fall in love with the city! I'm also glad that you found the lunch recommendation 'spot on', thanks for letting me... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

A totally enjoyable experience. I've lived in Toulouse for 2 years now and would strongly recommend this. Penny was excellent and the tour well balanced walking, stopping and information. Really enjoyed this and will definitely be taking my family.

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your review. I'm glad that as a local you really enjoyed the walking tour and found the mix of information and stops 'well balanced'. I look forward to greeting your family on another tour in the future. Best wishes, Penny More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Penny is great. She provides a really engaging and interesting tour. Charming and friendly. I spent two very enjoyable hours and came away knowing lots more about Toulouse than when I started.

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for leaving your review. I'm thrilled that you liked the walking tour and found it 'engaging', I always think we learn more that way! I'm additionally pleased that you were able to discover more about Toulouse and therefore get more from your trip. Best wishes, Penny More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

A friend had told us about a walking tour of Toulouse, but little did we know what fun we were in for. Penny is a natural born teacher: organized, articulate, personable, and passionate about her subject. Her clear depictions of historic and political events, supported by visuals in a neat little book she'd created, brought to life the past centuries... More 

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your review. I'm really pleased that not only did you enjoy the walking tour, you found it 'fun' and liked my 'passion' for La Ville Rose. I truly believe I have the best job in the world! I appreciated knowing that you found the tips on restaurants and shops useful too and hope they... More 

Egaa, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Thanks to Penny for a wonderfull walking tour i Toulouse - a city we will go back to. Penny gave a good introduction to the history of Toulouse, key sights and lesser known biuldings of the city. Tea and cake-break - wonderfuld. Penny have a eye for our daugher and gave her a little job when we were walking around.... More 

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the walking tour and will come back to Toulouse on another trip - it gets under your skin. I'm also pleased that your daughter liked doing her quiz on the way round - as a parent I know that happy child = happy parents! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Having never visited Toulouse before I was keen to find out more about the city. I decided to book a tour and certainly wasn't disappointed. The couple who was supposed to join us had unfortunately had to cancel to i ended up having a personal tour of the city with Penny. It was a fantastic start to the trip and... More 

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time to leave a review. I'm thrilled that you felt the Key Sights walking tour was a 'fantastic start to the trip' and were also able to follow up on my recommendations to make the most out of your stay. Best wishes, Penny More 

Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

16 mothers and toddlers on a walking tour of Toulouse. We attracted quite a few looks! The tour was great, well paced, very informative and perfectly adapted to our reduced mobility vehicles. Penny's love for her adopted city and her enthusiasm communicating it guaranteed that the tour was a great success. I can't wait to do another one!

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time to post a review. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed the pushchair walking tour and would come back to do another one. As you said we became a sight in our own right! Best wishes, Penny More 

Tournefeuille, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This morning 13 mums and a dad, and their young offspring enjoyed a fantastic tour of Toulouse. It was a perfect morning discovering the city, that I'm lucky enough to live in, but know very little about. Thank you Penny for sharing your knowledge and passion for Toulouse, it's history and it's buildings. I wasn't sure how we would get... More 

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Penny D, Owner at Toulouse Walking Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the pushchair walk, discovering the secrets of Toulouse that busy everyday life doesn't allow. All the babies and toddlers were so well behaved and a real credit to you all. Best wishes, Penny More 

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