On Thursday 7th July 2022

Discover the Final Assembly Line A380!


The J.L. Lagardère site is entirely dedicated to final assembly and flight preparations of the A380. It occupies an area of 50 hectares, including a 10-hectare assembly hall.
The Airbus Discovery tour will reveal all the secrets of the world’s only true double-decker, from the design stage through to the commercial service and will enable you to board the emblematic military aircraft of Airbus the A400M to find out all there is to know about military aviation and transport.

On the programme:

  • 1st stage / Telemetry room: presentation of the A380 programme and its certification campaign (first flights & test campaigns)
  • 2nd stage / J.L. Lagardère Plant: from a belvedere built into the plant, enjoy the view over the interior stations and exterior general testing stations, and over the whole site. Detailed presentation of the A380 production process.
  • 3rd stage /  Visit inside the A400M : on board, visitors will discover every missions of a military aircraft for transport and in-flight refuelling and particularly the ones of the aircraft they are visiting, the MSN1, the very first A400M for flight tests.


SECURITY on site

A Valid ID is required:

  • EU nationals: passport or ID card
  • non-EU: passport

Driving license or residence permit will NOT be accepted as they are not considered as a proof of identity in France.

No luggage allowed on Airbus sites and inside the buses until further notice.  A luggage locker will be at your disposal at the entrance of the museum


Let's visit la Cité de l'Espace !


Walking on the moon, stepping aboard the Mir Space Station, gazing at the Ariane 5 rocket, dreaming with your head in the stars… You can do all of this at the Cité de l’Espace, a short hop from the centre of Toulouse.

The Cité offers 2,500m² of interactive exhibitions to help you become an expert on the Earth and the Universe as you learn everything about space flight and even find out how to predict the weather.





Toulouse guided tour

The visit of Toulouse historic sites offers a concentration of emblematic monuments: the Capitole, the Saint-Sernin Basilique, the Jacobins' convent,  the hotel de Bernuy, and more.




Please select on the registration form what visit you chose.
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