Located in Spain, Barcelona is around 3 hrs from Toulouse by train. Discover the remarkable city of Barcelona, known by many as the City of Gaudi. You have to see the Placa Espanya, the Catalunya Square or the Plaça Reial (Square) once you get there. Keep an eye out for the Grand Theater of Liceu that puts on amazing shows throughout the year. The city's Joan Miro Foundation (Fundacio Joan Miro), Picasso Museum (Museu Picasso) and Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC are wonderful places to see! Barcelona has also impressive religious sites, such as Cathedral of Santa Eulalia (La Catedral) or Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi. Every year, the Sagrada Familia, the Casa Amatller and the Palau de la Musica Catalana attract visitors from everywhere. Plunge into the old Barcelona by visiting the Ciutat Vella (Old City), the Placa del Rei and the El Tablao de Carmen. And why not stroll around the streets such as the Barri de Gracia and the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) that are paved with history. If you are looking for somewhere to shop, the Passeig de Gracia and the Rambla de Catalunya are the address for you. To discover the city's culture, you can visit museums like the Museu del Modernisme Catala, the CosmoCaixa Barcelona, the Museu del Futbol Club Barcelona and the Gaudi Experience that are in the city. If you are seeking out an activity that is fun for the whole family, few are better or more educational than zoos like the Barcelona Zoo.
An opportunity to discover Spain by travelling by train. From Toulouse Matabiau station, you will reach directly Barcelona Sants. European train stations are usually well situated: they are near the city centres. Seat reservation is automatically included, with various seating options available. Depending on your ticket fare, you can get semi-flexible or flexible tickets that will allow you to exchange your tickets or ask for a refund if necessary. On the majority of high-speed TGV, Eurostar or Thalys trains you have room for baggage above the seats and for larger items at the end of each coach.