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Send a Parcel to Toulouse, France
The city of Toulouse is renowned for several reasons all of which are good! It is the centre for all major European Aerospace industries with Airbus, Galileo, and EADS to name just a few of the major players, as well as being home to the largest cancer research centre in Europe.
Its University is one of the leading ones in Europe and is home to nearly 120,000 students, making it the 3rd largest in France.
When it comes to sport then Toulouse has always had a love affair with rugby union and is home to Stade Toulousain who regularly play in the Heineken cup and have won it four times.
Toulouses history dates back some 2,000 years to when the Romans first arrived in the 2nd century A.D. The town rose in stature in the middle ages however in the 14th century it got hit by the plague and then floods and famine.
The 1960s saw a large influx of immigrants from Algeria. This was followed by a boom in Aerospace industries and technology companies moving in to the area and expanding. The city has overseen the production of the Airbus A320, A330, A340 and A380 to name but a few.
The city centre was not too badly touched by World War II, which means that there are numerous historic museums and religious buildings to see throughout the city, including the Cite de l’espace which is a theme park of space exploration, and the Saint Sernin Basilica – the largest Romanesque church in Europe.
The city is home to the Bonhoure Radio Tower, which at 61 m high is a local landmark.
Transport wise the city has extensive bus and tram networks, and even its own citywide network of rental bicycles.
When it comes to shipping parcels in and out of the region then the good road network ensures that your parcels should not experience any delay in shipping, indeed the local courier network is extensive to service the busy aerospace industry.
Essentials when sending a parcel to Toulouse
It is important to bear in mind the following points when you send a parcel to Toulouse:
- Make sure the contents of your parcel(s) adhere to our prohibited and restricted items list.
- Ensure that you print and complete the necessary documents required when sending a parcel to France.
- Check for any customs charges or other surcharges that may apply to French shipments.
- Be sure that every parcel is securely packaged to avoid damage to the contents.
- Relax and rest assured that your parcel will arrive safe-and-sound in France when sending through !