Toulouse, France: Toulouse located in southwestern France, near the Pyrenees exists half way between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Toulouse is the fourth largest city in France, after Paris, Marseille and Lyon.
Basilica Saint Sernin, in Toulouse, France (my hometown) Roman Catholic. Year consecrated:1180 - As well as Saint Saturnin, Saint Honoratus is also buried here.The crypt contains the relics of many other saints. It is said to include a thorn that used to belong to the "Crown of Thorns" Jesus wore during his crucifixion. The Basilica of St. Sernin was designated in 1998 a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its significance to the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route.