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Tips for a safe and pleasant stay in TOULOUSE


Toulouse is generally a safe city, but as in any big city, it’s best to take certain precautions. Keep your valuables in a safe place, don’t leave them unattended, and be vigilant in crowded places to avoid pickpockets.


In France, service is included in the bill in bars and restaurants. However, it’s customary to leave a small tip if the service has been good, usually around 5 to 10% of the total bill.

Uses and customs

Toulousans are generally friendly and welcoming. It’s customary to say « Bonjour » when entering a store and « Au revoir » when leaving.


Toulouse has a temperate climate with hot summers. Prepare yourself accordingly by bringing light clothing for hot days and a jacket for cooler evenings.

Travel restrictions

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be travel restrictions or specific health requirements for entering France. Please consult the French embassy website or your country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the latest information.


Although many people speak English, especially in the tourism sector, it’s always a good idea to learn a few basic phrases in French.

Tap water

Tap water in Toulouse is safe to drink and of good quality. It’s an ecological and economical alternative to bottled water.


By following these practical tips, you should have a safe and enjoyable stay in Toulouse during the Rugby World Cup.

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