Toulouse: Shops, Services, Transport … What is Open or Closed, Wednesday 1st May

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The shops open and closed on May 1st in Toulouse

Wednesday 1st May, 2019 is a holiday. If many shops or services close for Labour Day, others open their doors in Toulouse.

Who says the 1st of May, said Labour Day? Passers-by will be able to stroll in the parks and gardens of Toulouse . Others will be able to afford lily of the Valley.

While strolling in the Pink City, the walkers will realize that many businesses will be closed. But some will continue to work. Do you have shopping to do? Here are the main shops and services that will remain open and those that will be closed on Toulouse.

Shopping centers

  • Leclerc hypermarkets in  Roques, Blagnac, Saint-Orens  and  Rouffiac-Tolosan  will be closed
  • The Auchan Gramont shopping center   will also be closed
  • Carrefour hypermarkets in  Purpan, Portet and Labège  will be closed, and all Carrefour markets will be closed
  • Galerie Espaces  Fenouillet  and the Géant hypermarket will also be closed
  • The Giant Casino de  Basso Cambo  will be closed
  • The shopping center of  the Hippodrome  will be closed
  • The Carrefour Portet shopping center   will be closed
  • Several neighborhood Casino supermarkets will be closed, in Toulouse, as the  Minimes Avenue  Honore Serres and Bonnefoy . Only the casino  Toulouse Demoiselles will be open  from 6h to 00h.
  • The Espace  Saint Georges  and its Casino will be closed.
  • The Compans-Caffarelli shopping center   will be closed.
  • The  Nailloux Outlet Village  will be closed.

The big DIY and gardening signs

For DIY enthusiasts,  Bricomarché de Compans-Caffarelli (9am to 8pm), Saint-Lys (9am to midday and 2pm to 7pm), Montgiscard  (9am to midday and 2pm to 7pm), Launaguet  (9am to midday and 2pm to 7pm) will greet customers. On the other hand, those of Cornebarieu  and Ramonville-Saint-Agne , as well as all the Castorama (Union, Blagnac, Saint-Orens), the Leroy Merlin  (Balma, Roques, Colomiers) and the Alinea  (Blagnac, Saint-Orens) of the metropolis will be closed.

While lily of the valley will be in the spotlight on  Wednesday 1st May,  most of the garden centers in Toulouse will be open. The Truffaut signs  of  Colomiers  (10am to 7.30pm),  Balma  (10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 7pm) and  Toulouse center  (10.30am to 6.30pm) will be opened.

The  Jardiland de  Portet-sur-Garonne  (9.30am to 12 noon – 2.30pm to 7pm), the Union  (10am to 12.30pm, 2.30pm to 7pm ) and  Toulouse Montaudran  (9.30am to 12.30pm, 2pm to 6.30pm) will also be open.

The  Botanic of  Blagnac  (10 am-19 pm) will also be open, like that of  Labège  (10am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 7pm).

Major cultural and textile brands

The Cultura  Balma store   will be open from 9am to 8pm, just like those in  Portet-sur-Garonne  and  Labège .

The Fnac Toulouse  Wilson Joan of Arc and  Labège  will be exceptionally closed, and Galeries Lafayette.

Uniqlo (Blagnac and Capitole) and Primark will close.

Leisure and sports

The Cité de l’Espace will be open normally from 10am to 6pm. The Cultura sign, the  Museum and the Augustins Museum are all closed.

The poolsice rinkstennis courts and Basque pelota are all closed :

  • Toulouse-Lautrec swimming pool
  • The swimming pool Léo-Lagrange
  • Basque pelota Argoulets
  • Tennis, pool and ice rink Bellevue
  • Tennis Twin-Deck
  • Tennis Argoulets
  • Swimming pool and skating rink of the Jany complex
  • Swimming pool Nakache
  • Swimming pool Jean-Boiteux
  • Pool Papus
  • Pool Pech-David
  • Sesquières Tennis

Around Toulouse, Caliceo, the aqua fitness area at L’Union, will be open from 10 am to 9 pm.

Note that other sports facilities are closed Wednesday 1st May. In contrast, the parks and gardens are all open.

No transport

You can enjoy outdoor walks because the entire network of Tisséo (metro, tram, bus, shuttle, TAD) will be stopped.

Medical Center

The dentists on 9am to 1pm and 3pm to 7pm are  Dr. Julie Pescheux ( 37, avenue du Languedoc 31470 Saint Lys ) and  Dr. Julian Dhenain ( 125, rue Louis Plana 31500 Toulouse ). SOS Doctors Toulouse (76 Allée Jean Jaurès, 31000 Toulouse) and SOS Médecins 31 (24 rue d’Espagne, 31100 Toulouse) are open. 

Services of the prefecture and town hall

The Toulouse town hall and the prefecture close Wednesday 1st May. A permanence is organized only for the declaration of death, 1 rue de l’Abbé Jules Lemire, from 8:30am to 5pm.

The office of the administrative formalities of the Capitol, as well as all the town halls and houses of the citizenship close.

Waste disposal and waste collection

All the dump sites including the one in Blagnac, will be closed. The evening collection of household garbage will be provided normally in the city centre, from 7pm .

The collection of restaurants in the very centre of town will be available on the morning of 1st May from 5am. The catch-up of garbage collection will be the day after Labor Day: Thursday 2nd May.

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