Living in Toulouse

Moving to Toulouse

Nestled in south western France, close to the Spanish border, Toulouse is bisected by the Garonne River. Those living in Toulouse are around an hour from the Mediterranean sea and the Atlantic ocean and also within driving distance of the Pyrenées mountain range. Moving to Toulouse opens up countless opportunities for international families both culturally and in terms of employment.


Expats in Toulouse

As the fourth biggest city in France (after Paris, Lyon, and Marseille) there are is a growing community of expats in Toulouse. Known as La Ville Rose (the Pink City) due to the terra-cotta bricks used in many of its buildings, Toulouse is the home of plane manufacturer Airbus (one of the biggest employers of international residents living in Toulouse) and has a big international student population.


Living in Toulouse

Living with kids in Toulouse means access to large green spaces, an excellent public transport system, beautiful architecture, and good connections with the Mediterranean, Paris and the rest of Europe. It is no surprise that the city is popular with a growing foreign population moving to Toulouse for the city’s enviable lifestyle and unique, friendly culture.


For more in-depth information about making Toulouse your next home, visit our MumAbroad Ultimate Guide to Moving to France.


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