This Thursday, June 26 (Ascension) being a holiday, some have already produced a four-day weekend. But how can you make the most of these days of relaxation? The writing of The Independent Opinion suggests five ideas for activities to try out this weekend in Toulouse.
What is the weather forecast for this weekend in Toulouse? The sun will dominate the pink city all weekend despite some high altitude cloudy periods, according to Meteo France. On Saturday, the lows will be 16 degrees and the highs 24 degrees. The sun will shine generously with a light breeze from the northwest. Sunday will be dry and sunny. The thermometer will fluctuate between 13 degrees in the morning and 25 in the afternoon.
Bask in a tavern
Since the sun will be out this weekend in Toulouse, why not stock up on ginguettes? In recent days, many addresses summer flourished in the Pink City. Among them, “La Friche Gourmande” has a large complex with 4 restaurants, two bars and 1,200 m2 dedicated to aperitifs and snacks at Montaudran. A Fonsorbesthe snack bar Bidot “Chez Jeannine” offers tapas and cocktails in a bucolic setting surrounded by three lakes. Otherwise, “Min-Ou”, the guinguette of the Grand Marché de Toulouse (MIN) offers Toulouse residents the opportunity to bask in the sun while tasting quality products from the market. Between two tapas, Toulouse residents could be tempted by a game of pétanque, molky, darts or table football. The opportunity to delight your taste buds in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Note that the essential summer addresses L’envol and the guinguette of Toulouse are back this weekend
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Discover the films in competition at the Cannes Film Festival
Notice to moviegoers. This weekend will be placed under the sign of 7th art in Toulouse! For this 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, 24 feature films are in competition. To make sure you don’t miss anything of the unmissable event for film buffs, Pathe and Gaumont will screen the competing films this weekend in Toulouse. See you at the Gaumont Wilson cinema in Toulouse on May 27, 28 and 29, 2022. A dream opportunity for Toulouse residents to discover the films of the Cannes Film Festival, almost at the same time as festival-goers, and for some, several months before their room outings.
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Take part in a treasure hunt for Ukraine
Have fun for a good cause this weekend in Toulouse. A florist has set up a giant treasure hunt in support of Ukraine until Sunday, May 29. On this occasion, no less than 150 boxes labeled “In case of love break the glass” are hidden in the streets of the Pink City. Objects that look like emergency fire extinguishers, in reference to Ukraine’s state of emergency. The implementation of this action coincides with Mother’s Day, which will take place this Sunday, May 29, a crucial and busy period for florists. A choice that was not made at random: beyond this giant treasure hunt, Mr. Flower will donate 5 euros to Unicef for each sale made in its shop.
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Take to the skies at the Gaumont cinema Labege
It is one of the most awaited movies of the moment. “High Firearm maverick” was finally released in theaters this Wednesday, May 25. On this occasion, the association of Ailes Anciennes Toulouse, which works for the preservation of aeronautical heritage, is organizing an exhibition in the Gaumont Labège cinema. A dozen aircraft parts occupy the different movie theaters labegeois. Historic reactors, radars, ejection seats, airbrakes… The association has made use of some of the 120 items it has kept and restored over its 42 years of existence. Light boards have been installed above each object to explain its characteristics to visitors. Flight simulators will be made available by the cinema for an even more immersive experience.
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A special “Mother’s Day” visit
Don’t forget that this Sunday, May 29 marks Mother’s Day. For this occasion, the Paysdoc.com agency has rescheduled its special visit “Famous Women of Toulouse”. The opportunity to honor the great female figures in the history of Toulouse. During a two-hour walking tour of downtown Toulouse, participants will walk in the footsteps of the greatest female figures who have sublimated the history of the city and its region. Clemency isaurusthe Belle Paule, or the Saintes Puelles… Legendary women, real or forgotten, their footprints and their influence are everywhere in the Pink City. During this visit, you will discover in particular the story of Marie-Louise Dissard, also a great figure of the Resistance. An activity entirely led by a guide-lecturer. online booking mandatory. Count 12 euros for the normal price and 6 euros for children from 4 to 11 years old.
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