Practical information > Travel guide to Toulouse

Tourism

Upon your arrival in Toulouse, you can get in touch with local tourism professionals for further information and to help organize your stay.

Toulouse Tourist Office offers practical information (sightseeing, tours, heritage sites and cultural institutions, nights out on the town, etc.) and publications for tourists on the city of Toulouse and its region.

Address : Square Charles de Gaulle, 31000 Toulouse, France
Opening hours : Every day from 9 a.m. to 6/7 p.m.
Telephone : 0 892 180 180 (local rates apply)
Website : http://www.toulouse-tourisme.com

There is also a tourist information kiosk at Toulouse Blagnac Airport. Its opening hours are Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Medical information

Vaccinations:

There are no vaccination requirements for visitors to France. For more information, contact Air France's international vaccination centre:

Address : 38 Quai de Jemmapes 75010 Paris
Website : http://www.vaccinations-airfrance.fr
Telephone : +33 (0)1 43 17 22 00
Call the centre at +33 (0)1 43 17 22 00

Food safety:   

There are no specific food safety risks. French government authorities promote good hygiene practices and put in place strengthened control procedures for sites especially frequented by tourists during the summer months.

Water:   

Tap water is safe to drink in Toulouse.

Foreign embassies and consulates in France

Directory of foreign embassies and consulates in France

The directory made available online by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in French only) includes addresses and contact details for all foreign embassies and consulates in France:

http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/le-ministere-et-son-reseau/annuaires-et-adresses-du-maedi/ambassades-et-consulats-etrangers-en-france

Tips for travellers:

To enjoy peace of mind during your stay in France, be sure to check with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your home country for the latest travel information and recommendations.

Essential phrases

Here are a few basic French phrases that will make your stay in Toulouse a little easier:

Hello / Good morning / Good afternoon: Bonjour

Good evening: Bonsoir

Good-bye: Au revoir

Yes: Oui

No: Non

No, thank you: Non, merci

Thank you very much: Merci beaucoup

I don't understand: Je ne comprends pas.

Could you repeat that?: Pouvez-vous répéter ?

Please: S'il vous plaît.

What time is it?: Quelle heure est-il ?

Excuse me: Excusez-moi.

Airport: Aéroport

Train station: Gare

Taxi: Taxi

Hotel: Hôtel

Hospital: Hôpital

Bank: Banque

Telephone: Téléphone

I'm (…): Je suis (…).

I'm looking for (…): Je recherche (…).

How much is (…)?: Quel est le prix de (…) ?

Do you have (…)?: Avez-vous (…) ?

Where can I find (…)?: Où puis-je trouver (…) ?

Where can I buy (…)?: Où puis-je acheter (…) ?

I'd like (…): Je voudrais (…).

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