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Practical information for a stay in TOULOUSE

Let’s emphasize the importance of careful preparation to maximize your Rugby World Cup experience in Toulouse. Be sure to research local conditions, available amenities and cultural customs for a smooth visit.

Weather information

Toulouse, located in the south-west of France, experiences varied weather conditions. During the Rugby World Cup, check the weather regularly to plan your activities and outfits accordingly.

Currency and means of payment

The official currency in Toulouse is the euro. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted in most places, but it’s always a good idea to carry some cash for small expenses. ATMs are widely available throughout the city.

Electrical outlets

In Toulouse, and more widely in France, electrical sockets are type E, with a voltage of 230V and a frequency of 50Hz. Make sure you have the appropriate adapters if your appliances use a different type of plug.

Emergency numbers

The emergency numbers to know in Toulouse are 112 for general assistance, 18 for the fire department and 17 for the police. Keep these numbers handy so you can react quickly if you need to.

Internet connection

Most hotels, cafés and restaurants in Toulouse offer free Wi-Fi access. If you need a constant connection, consider buying a local SIM card with a data plan.

Cultural aspects

Toulousans are generally welcoming and appreciate it when visitors respect their culture and customs. It is common to greet people with a peck on the cheek and to say « Bonjour » when entering a store or restaurant. The pace of life can be more relaxed than in North America or Asia, so take time to relax and enjoy the atmosphere.

Plan ahead to make the most of your stay in Toulouse during the Rugby World Cup. With careful planning, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the local culture, enjoy the rugby matches and make this an unforgettable experience.

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