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Toulon

 
Departement of Var - Population: 166.442 h

On the coast between Marseille (50 km) by the A50 and Saint Tropez (50 km)by
the A58 or the N98. International Airport of Toulon - Hyères (15 km)..
Toulon - Toulon bay



With the Mont Faron(542m,) in the background, and opening out onto a magnificient arbour designed by Mother Nature, Toulon is a city of contrast :






Toulon - terraces at the harbour
  • Its old picturesque city of ancient fountains and a colorful daily market with the smells and sounds typical of Provence.
  • Its large military port, which is the French Navy's war port for all of the Mediterranean, is also a marina for private boats, and the embarkation for Corsica and Sardinia.
  • Morillon, an area just minutes from the city center has 20ha, of well equipped beaches where all water sports are available.

Toulon - PointusBecause of its size Toulon can offer a complete choice of activities:

  • Music festivals,
  • the contempory art museum,
  • the naval museum,
  • the dance festival at Châteauvallon,
  • the Zenith concert hall seating 8,500
  • the Palais des Congrès...


What to see:

Cathedral Ste. Marie de la Seds. The doors of the Musée Naval
The St. François de Paul Church. Fortress ruins. The 18 fountains of the city...



Leisure activities:

Cable car to the Mont Faron (panoramic views) and its zoo.
Boat trips. Walks Flea markets. Antiques. Night clubs.


Accommodation:

Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.
Campsites (neighbouring villages).



Neighbouring villages:

Sanary sur Mer (5 km), Le Pradet (8 km), La Valette du Var (5 km).


Toulon - Park Toulon Toulon - At the market




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