The 6 must-do things to do in Toulon
Let's go to Toulon! Located in the south of France, halfway between Marseille and Saint Tropez, Toulon is a pleasant city of more than 170,000 inhabitants, bordering the beautiful Mediterranean. Visiting Toulon is enjoying its omnipresent sun. Its hidden beaches and coves, its fishing port, its funicular, or even its smiling inhabitants. All this makes it an ideal place to vacation.
Between Mourillon beach and its nautical base, the wilder beach of Miter, the charm of the Méjean or Magaud coves, the Pipady beach, or the hidden coves along the Cap Brun coast, you will have a lot of options to choose from.
The Cours Lafayette market
Undoubtedly the best known in the city, the Cours Lafayette market has all the elements of the typical Provencal market: Mediterranean colors, scents of Provencal herbs, singing accents, fresh and seasonal products. From Tuesday to Sunday, stroll through the heart of this unmissable place! A boat trip Visiting Toulon also means enjoying its coastline. Very pleasant boat trips can be made, such as a visit to the port of Toulon or a visit to the island of Porquerolles. Do not miss the opportunity to rent a boat in Toulon and thus lose yourself in its wonderful Mediterranean surroundings.
Listed as a historical monument, Toulon's Opera, located on Place Victor Hugo, is a magnificent building in the old town that the inhabitants are proud of. With more than 150 years of existence; the Opera is known for its acoustics and its capacity to hold up to 1,100 people. You will enjoy this historical monument's architecture with a rich cultural program that varies throughout the year.
Mont Faron is a must if you are a nature lover and want to disconnect a bit from the city. Take one of the marked trails that loop around this 584m high white limestone mountain. You will thus enjoy a breath of fresh air, with views of the Mediterranean. You can also choose to take the cable car to the top to admire the city from above. Once at the top, visit Fauverie, a wild animal breeding center that ensures the survival of endangered species. A unique activity!
The history museum of Toulon and its region
In this museum, free admission, you will discover many works of art, pieces, and memorabilia of all kinds related to the social, economic, military, religious, or artistic history of Toulon and its region.
Be connected while traveling with Corsica Ferries and Seafy's Wi-Fi.