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Canal de Brienne (Le)

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Address: Allees de Brienne, 31000, Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 05 61 257 257

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Lovely walks along the canal

Without a doubt Toulouse is a fantastic city with so much to do and so much to see. Nevertheless, sometimes you need a time away from the hussle and bustle. A walk along these... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 11, 2016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beautiful Plane tree-lined Canal de Brienne is located entirely within the city of Toulouse. It connects the Canal du Midi at the Ponts Jumeaux to the Garonne River just above Pont Saint Pierre. It is an excellent place for a jog or a leisurely walk. Unlike the much longer Canal du Midi, the paths along both sides of the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Without a doubt Toulouse is a fantastic city with so much to do and so much to see. Nevertheless, sometimes you need a time away from the hussle and bustle. A walk along these beautiful canals provides peace, shade and nature in abundance. In truth, you need to walk a little way out of Toulouse to get the full benefit.... More 

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

You can either walk, bike or run along the canal. A great path to get to the center and avoid roads. Always green with lot of trees. A must see also when visiting Toulouse. Very pretty canal and a pleasant walk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

After a stimulating three-day conference filled with talk, the quiet canal paths are perfect for winding down. I entered at the Gare Matabiau, and walked the just-right length to where it meets the Canal du Midi, which is wider and less shady. There are exit stairs all along the way. Runners use the path along with a few walkers. Figure... More 

Thank Margot W
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

While walking from point A to point B if in the area, the canal is a scenic walk as it runs in between streets and the local residences and shops. Other than the occasional motorcycle or bus the walk is peaceful. This was not a particularly long walk or occupier of time, but a nice break from the commonplace of... More 

Thank JDSoui
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

The canal is short and not that pleasant to reach or walk next to. It has relatively few steps to access it- you can find yourself walking next to it for sometime with no easy way back to the streets!

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

you can enjoy watching the boats going or floating on the canal and walk along...so pretty with the poplar trees making sounds. didn't see much people though and needs to be bit clearner..but i guess that's everywhere in french cities so.

Thank Akichankonabe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

this is a lovely spot for a walk in Tulouse. Appears to be a popular spot for a Sunday morning run too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Walking by the channel was a wonderful experience. The day was nice, so it was good to appreciate the view.

Thank Larissa S
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

I happen to love the Canal du Midi and have traveled it twice. So, how fun, to arrive in Toulouse (on a river boat or as a tourist) and find this canal that was built, and opened in 1776, to connect the Garonne River with the Canal du Midi and the Canal du Garonne, and provide a navigable route to... More 

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