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Toulouse: Higher Tourism Attendance Records in 2017

With 2,182,974 visitors in 2017, museums and tourist sites displayed a 13.7% increase compared to 2016. Site by site, here is the evolution of the visitor traffic in Toulouse.

It’s called an insolent growth. The year 2017 indeed confirms the attractiveness and vitality of museumsand sights of Toulouse, who hosted last year nearly 2.2 million visitors. 2,182,974, exactly.

13.7% increase over one year

On arrival, it is a significant increase of 13.7% compared to 2016 year had been an exceptional increase of dating, with a total of 1,919,325 visitors …

The evolution of visiting museums and sights of Toulouse, in one year
The evolution of visiting museums and sights of Toulouse, in one year (© DR)

Moudenc sees the sign of a “cultural vitality”

This has (obviously) not escaped the first magistrate of the Pink City. “All previous records were broken! “Welcomed Jean-Luc Moudenc. ” The cultural and tourist vitality of Toulouse is experiencing unprecedented growth,” noted the Mayor of Toulouse and President of Greater Montréal, before concluding:

“The numbers of attendance at cultural and heritage institutions, as the surge in tourists recorded in H1 2017, show: Toulouse and its metropolis attracting more more , in France and abroad.”

7% in the museums of Toulouse

Regarding the Toulouse museum (Les Augustins, Saint-Raymond, Paul Dupuy Georges Labit, The Museum, The MATOU and Les Abattoirs), the municipality also welcomes a beautiful “dynamic” and noted that attendance still up 7% with 740,707 visitors in 2017, against 690,821 in 2016. performance as Francis Grass and Peter Esplugas-Labatut, deputy mayor of Toulouse, attributed in particular to “the choice of daring exhibitions and original” and “who showcases the intersection of the arts. “

The Musée des Abattoirs in Toulouse, which is among the most visited websites in the Pink City, attracted 2.6% more visitors in 2017
The Musée des Abattoirs in Toulouse, which is among the most visited websites in the Pink City, attracted 2.6% more visitors in 2017 (© Facebook / Les Abattoirs)

The Cite de l’Espace in 7th Heaven




Recall that the first “locomotive” of tourism in Toulouse, the Cité de l’Espace, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2017, has crossed the 400 000 visitors Thursday, December 28, 2017, even though in 2016 it had received “only” 323,000 visitors. An increase of 20% year on year.

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