Independence day Celebrations 2018

Dear all,

Following the tradition of last few years, we plan to commemorate the Indian independence day with all fellow Indians in Toulouse. On this occasion we propose a one day picnic to the region of Aveyron on the 15th of August 2018.

  • Visit to Millau Viaduct,the tallest bridge in the world.
  • Visit to Roquefort Papillon cheese factory
  • Rest of the day will be spent by the lake side "Lac de Pareloup - Plage des Vernhes"  with plenty of games and other activities.

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Millau Viaduct
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 Roquefort Paillon Cheese factory
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 Plage des vernhes lac pareloup
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07:30            → Departure from Toulouse (Metro Station

                                Compans Caffarelli - metro line B, in front of Hotel Mercure)

          10:30           → Arrival at  “Millau Viaduct"

10:45 - 12:00 Guided visit of the bridge              

12:15 - 13:00 → Bus journey from Millau Viaduct to Roquefort Paillon

13:00 - 14:30 → Lunch + Guided visit at Roquefort Cheese factory

14:45 - 15:45 → Bus journey from Roquefort to Lac Pareloup

15:45 - 19:00 → Games and other leisure activities at the lake side + Flag hoisting

19:00 - 22:00 → Return journey to Toulouse

 Transportation and Tarifs
A bus will be arranged for travel. The participation costs are as mentioned below.
  • Adults : 35 Euro*
  • Students : 30 Euro*
  • Kids (Below 5 years) : 30 Euro*
* Participation fee includes :
  • Expenses towards onward and inward journey from and to Toulouse by bus
  • Visit of the Millau Viaduct Bridget
* City visits, other attractions, food and miscellaneous expenses are not included in the tariff.

Everyone must make their own arrangements for food.

 RegistrationRegistration is mandatory (including payment).

Please fill in the registration form (see end of page) and make sure you pay the money to one of the volunteers identified below.
 Nagendra Rangaswamy 
 Nikhil Chanani
 Kamal Selvam  
Upkar Kumar
 Compans Caffarelli, Jeanne D'arc,
 Arenes, St. Cyprien, Patte doie
 St Martin Airbus
 Balma Gramont, Argoulets, Jolimont
St Martin Airbus
 Marengo SNCF, Jean Jaures
Tel: 06 21 17 49 93
Time - 17:00 to 22:00
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Time - 17:00 to 22:00
Tel: 07 87 79 78 00
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Tel: 07 53 69 27 43
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  1. The scheduled departure from Toulouse is at 07h30. Please make sure that you report at the departure point well before 07h30.
  2. Identity cards must (Carte sejour / Passport)
  3. Students must show their identity cards to avail the reduction in price. 
  4. Due to currently prevailing hot weather, it is advisable to carry water bottles, hats, sunglasses, umbrellas etc.. as per your requirements.
  5. Swimming is allowed at the lake under surveillance. Those interested to swim can carry appropriate clothing.
  6. Canoeing and pedal boats will be available for rent at the lake. However we request you to take care of your security.
  7. Disposable plastic plates, spoons, glasses and paper napkins will be provided by organizers.
  8. Indians in Toulouse will not be responsible for any personal belongings of the participants. Everyone must take care on their own.
  9. All reservations are on 'First come, First Serve Basis’, Registration closes once the bus is full .Book your seat right now!