Airbus Factory

Description: This is Europe’s largest aeronautical plant where all the massive Airbus planes are assembled. Tours last around 1.5 hours and are occasionally held in English.

Location: A61/A62 Toulouse périphérique exterieur.  At Jn 3 follow signs for Parc Aéronautique Colomiers.

General Info:  Website for booking: www.taxiway.fr.  Tel no: 00 33 (0)5 61 18 06 01.  Prices depend on which Airbus project you visit. The cheapest is the A330/A340 programme. As a guide – children under 6 are free, 6 – 18 €8*, Adults €10*.

Our recommendations:  It is mandatory to book ahead.  You will need your passport.  No photographic equipment is allowed on site.

*Prices are approximate, please check with operator for up to date costs.

For the children: This tour will be of much more interest for older children.  It is now possible to make an extended tour including Concorde.  We recommend that you combine it with a trip to the Space Centre for a great day out.

 

Here’s more information to make the most of your visit to Lot et Garonne: