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'The Pastel and the Toulousian mansions'

In the heart of the city, discover the most beautiful mansions of the Pink City!

Strolling along the streets, you can find no less than 74 private town mansions. These 16-century buildings have made Toulouse rank at the first position among French towns.

These town mansions were built during the Renaissance period by successful Pastel traders. We invite you to discover some of these mansions, including some of the most famous onesAssézat, Bernuy – to appreciate their unique architecture and particularly their brick towers, a symbol of the prestige and power of the original landowners.

Thanks to their wide diversity you do not risk getting bored!

IN OPTION : Take part in a "pastel" workshop so as to discover how is this emblematic plant is used as a dyeing technique or in cosmetics!

Option n°1 : One of the following workshops - 12€/person (15 participants maximum)

-Workshop 1 : Sensoriality & textures (40 mins) Discovery of the cosmetology main principles, skin diagnosis, test and discovery of several of our products 
-Workshop 2 : Olfactory discovery (30 mins) – The perfume’s history, discovery of the various olfactive notes and ingredients of each fragrance
-Workshop 3 : Beauty treatments (20 mins) Discover more about the 7 steps of the pastel beauty treatments, the layering, and how to take care of you skin.

Option n°2 : Dyeing technique thanks to the pastel - 39€/person
Meet Annette Hardouin, specialist of the « Blue Gold » who will tell you about her work and show you her creations. She will also tell you about the Pastel, this tinctorial plant that made Toulouse healthy in the 16th century.

Get your gift: at the end of this workshop you’ll receive a bracelet or a scarf tinted with pastel as a gift!


'The Pastel and the Toulousian mansions'

Walking tour with workshop in option

Monday, September 25th
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

From 9€ / person

This price includes : An English speaking tour guide for 30 participants maximum (duration : 2 hours)

This price does not include : The personal expenses, the tips and the options

At least 25 participants are required for this visit

1 guide is required for each group of 30 participants

The congress attendants can also book the visits and excursions directly on the congress location at the desk.

The programs and partners are subject to availability and are  noncontractuals. A change may  occur depending on each supplier’s availability.

The rates and activities are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Practical infos is a unique agency, based in Toulouse, in the South of France, ready to cater to all your language and tourism needs.

We create innovative visits and excursions in Toulouse and the whole South-West.

Visit our website to know more about us!

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