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Canal de Brienne (Le)

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Address: Allees de Brienne, 31000, Toulouse, France
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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 11 August 2016
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you are in Toulouse and want to cycle walk and run, the Canal de Brienne and its wooded banks are a great place to do any of the above. It links up with the Canal du Midi which gives even more scope to same and i enjoyed several lovely runs in both directions

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eventhough there are busy streets from two sides of this canal, you can still get a relaxing moment with stunnig view of trees, little bridges and water. Worth to visit any time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trees, paths on both sides, this is a gorgeous walking and cycling area. Connects up with the old brick circular port that links the Canal du Midi with the Canal de Garonne.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

A very mild 17 degrees with blue sky and sunshine ensured a pleasant stroll along the leafy canal. Lots of joggers passed me by, plenty of locals also enjoying the calm, tranquil scene. Enough seating on either side of the towpath to contemplate. Dogs catered for with bags placed infrequently.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 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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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 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 20 July 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 4 June 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 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 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 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 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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