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06 January 2022  |  Holidays, Tourism, Culture

Tourism in Toulon

Toulon, a pretty port city located on the Mediterranean coast in Southern France. Lined with beaches, coves and pebbles, it is one of the most pleasant towns in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

What to do in Toulon?

Museums, opera and theatres

In terms of culture, Toulon offers a wide choice of activities. From contemporary to classic art is varied in Toulon. Toulon has been able to develop culture through a variety of artistic structures accessible to the greatest number.

  • National Maritime Museum

It is a memoir of the Arsenal and perfectly illustrates this former war port, shipbuilding as well as the evolution of boats. Models, plans, paintings and sculptures.

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  • History Museum of Toulon and its region

It offers an exhibition on the history of Toulon and on the sacred art of Toulon and in the Var.


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  • Toulon Opera

Inaugurated in 1862, the Toulon opera house is renowned for being the largest in the province and renowned for the quality of its acoustics. This building is listed as a historical monument.

Discover the program available on the website of l'Opéra.

  • Toulon Theater

The Théâtre de Liberté is a multidisciplinary place. Discover the program here.

Take a walk in Toulon

In Toulon, you ca walk, stroll and contemplate with family or friends for a short or long walk.

- Mont Faron and its cable car

You can enjoy a view of all of Toulon from the height.


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- The city center

To shop there, have lunch on the terrace, go to the market, or visit the historic center.

- The Cours Lafayette market

Emblematic of Toulon and about 1km long, the market is the nourishing heart of the city, where you can find all the local specialties, rich in flavors.

- The coastal path

The coastal path winds through the creeks, under the pines, on the side of the cliff. No matter the time of year you can enjoy the sea view. A pleasant walk, or on sunny days, you can enjoy the beaches.

- The visit of the harbor

Embark on the boat and enjoy a pleasant maritime ride.

- Mourillon beach

It is Toulon's most famous beach and attracts a large number of people in summer wishing to enjoy a salty bath or simply relax on their towel.

- Anse Magaud

Anse Magaud is located a few meters from Anse Mejean, it is very picturesque with a few colorful houses.

- Chapel of Our Lady of Cap-Falcon Notre-Dame-du-Cap-Falcon is a Catholic chapel located at the end of CapBrun on the territory of the city of Toulon in the French department.

Hikes around Chapelle

You will have the opportunity to walk on footpaths starting from the Chapel. Find the 4 hikes around the Chapel.

The festivals

Each year, Toulon offers you suitable sites to host music festivals. (jazz, rock, classical...) everyone is there.

Discover the list of all festivals here.

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Amélie Roca

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