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On the coast between Marseille (70 km by the A50 and Saint Tropez (65 km)>. Toulon - Hyeres international Airport.

Discover Toulon, the economic capital of the Var

Rade de Toulon

Backed by Mount Faron (542m) and overlooking a magnificent natural harbour, Toulon is a city of contrasts, with some superb districts and little places to discover. Let us reveal Toulon's secrets to you.

The centre and old town of Toulon

Vieille ville de Toulon

In the picturesque old town, with its ancient fountains, a colourful and noisy market is held every day, with its typical Provençal scents and accents. It's a pleasure to stroll around and mingle with the town's Mediterranean atmosphere.

The port of Toulon

Port de Toulon

Its vast military port (it is the French war port on the Mediterranean Sea) is also a marina and embarkation point for Corsica, Sardinia and the Maghreb. Many tourists stop off in Toulon before boarding the ferry.

The Mourillon district

The Mourillon district, just a few minutes from the city centre, offers 20 hectares of landscaped beaches where all kinds of water sports can be practised.

Festivals and museums in Toulon

Because of its size, Toulon offers a full range of sporting and cultural events and activities:

- Music festivals,
Musée d'Art,
Musée Naval,
Festival de Danse de Châteauvallon,
• Zenith concert hall (8,500 seats)

Our map of Toulon

To find your way around Toulon, you can use our interactive map of the city, which you'll find on this page. We've included our accommodation recommendations so that you can locate them before booking your weekend or holiday in Toulon.

Toulon's most beautiful beaches

Head a little further away from the city to reach Toulon's most beautiful beaches. We particularly like Plage de Mitre and Plage de l'Anse de Méjan for the beauty of the sites and the peace and quiet compared to the beaches of Toulon itself.

What to see

Cathedral Ste. Marie de la Seds.
The doors of the Naval Museum.
The St. Francois 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.
Flea markets. Antiques.
Cinemas. Theaters.
Numerous restaurants.
Beaches at Le Mourillon.
Night clubs.


Perfectly situated in the center of Toulon, 2 steps from the harbor, facing the Mayol stadium and convention center. Design hotel with restaurant, bar and secure parking. AC rooms, quality bedding, wifi

69€ - 170€


Camping l'Artaudois
Le Pradet (Bandol - Toulon) | Toulon 8 km - Hyères 14 km

1 km from the beach, quiet camping in a family atmosphere, shady pitches and rentals of mobile home 2 to 6 people with terrace - Near shops
Pool - Snack - Entertainments - Children's Club - Playground - Wifi


Bed and breakfast.
Vacation rentals.
Campsites (neighboring villages).

Your questions about Toulon

You have sent us many questions about Toulon. Here are our answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Is Toulon a beautiful city?

Toulon is a large port city and was therefore heavily bombed during the war. So, strictly speaking, it's not a "pretty town". But there are some wonderful areas and places to discover during your stay in Toulon. We share our favourites with you on this page.

What to do and which areas to visit in Toulon?

To discover Toulon, start by taking a stroll through the old town and visiting the shops selling local crafts and produce. Then head for the Port to admire the military ships and beautiful pleasure boats. Cinema, restaurants, water sports, the choice of activities is very wide in Toulon.

Where is Toulon? Which département?

Toulon is located by the sea in the Var department of the Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur region. Its strategic location on the Mediterranean has made it an important port since ancient times!

Which towns to visit around Toulon?

To the west of Toulon, we recommend visiting the villages of Bandol (and its famous vineyards) or Six-Fours-les-Plages. To the east, head for Hyères and Le Lavandou. Toulon is ideally situated for exploring the beautiful coastal villages of the Var. Marseille, in the Bouches-du-Rhône department, is also just 66 km away.


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

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