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Canal de Brienne (Le)

Allees de Brienne, 31000, Toulouse, France
+33 5 61 25 72 57
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Good place for a stroll or early morning run

It's a green corridor in a hectic city. Although the sound of traffic is always present in the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Better for a walk than canal du Midi in Toulouse

Canal de Brienne is the lesser known cousin of Canal du Midi. It's picture perfect with bridges... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Guillaume R
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“boat trip” (4 reviews)
“pretty walk” (2 reviews)
“pleasant walk” (3 reviews)
Allees de Brienne, 31000, Toulouse, France
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

It's a green corridor in a hectic city. Although the sound of traffic is always present in the background, it does offer stretches of calm tranquillity. Not sure I'd wander there in the dark, though...

Thank ErnestWordie
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Canal de Brienne is the lesser known cousin of Canal du Midi. It's picture perfect with bridges and trees, and nice for a walk in the heat.

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This serene canal winds its way through most of Toulouse and what a boon to the people of this city!!!!! Almost the entire length that it runs through the city it is lined on both sides by the tall shade-giving trees lending a wonderful look...More

Thank SandyWest
Reviewed 6 August 2017

With many stores and attractions in Toulouse being closed on Sundays, we thought it would be a perfect day for a walk along the banks of the Canal du Midi. The canal dates back to the 17th century and is listed as a UNESCO World...More

2  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This goes from the river Garonne to a basin where it meets up with two other canals. We were lucky enough to take a boat trip which was meant to go upstream and back down but instead we went along the Canal de Brienne up...More

Thank bfltd0
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Walked a length of the canal side path, it was a bit dingy, ok you can get a good view of architecture rising up from the opposite bank, but theres nothing special about this experience, just handy to get from one place to another.

Thank barbacni
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It is amazing that you can escape noisy traffic in just a few steps, and that the temperature can drop so quickly. It is a welcome stop that allows you to collect your thoughts and reflect on a wonderful city.

Thank Lynn1950
Reviewed 17 May 2017

it' s a pleasant walk, and there's the marble sculpture as well next to pont jumeaux, from this canal you can join the other big canal, canal du midi, which is quite noisy while in toulouse but nicer after the quaint musée george labit. the...More

Thank corinnebigot
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was a lovely way to get a glimps of things from the water. The staff were welcoming and the boat was large enough to either sit inside or take a chair on deck and take in the sunshine, fresh air and get some great...More

Thank BecstarAbroad
Reviewed 22 April 2017

When we were at the touriste office we booked a canl cruise of about 1h30 hour on the canal. We were told to be there 20 ninutes before, we took the 2h30 boat trip . We arrive on time....after having trouble finding it... The boat...More

Thank Beina1
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