Things to do in Toulon

New to Toulon? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Toulon

If you're in Toulon to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Place de la Liberté

⭐️ 4.2 (3976)

Téléphérique du Mont Faron

⭐️ 4.4 (2996)

Mémorial du Débarquement et de la Libération en Provence

⭐️ 4.6 (2030)

Musée National de la Marine

⭐️ 4.5 (2022)

Muséum Départemental du Var

⭐️ 4.6 (800)

Cathédrale de Notre-Dame-de-la-Seds

⭐️ 4.4 (566)

Viewpoint With Guidance Table.

⭐️ 4.7 (506)

Musée des Arts Asiatiques

⭐️ 4.3 (212)

Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Cap-Falcon

⭐️ 4.7 (175)

Fontaine des 3 Dauphins

⭐️ 4.6 (13)

Sentier des Douaniers

⭐️ 4.7 (13)

The top affordable restaurants in Toulon

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Toulon city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Le Rock Toulon

⭐️ 4.6 (1320)

Price Range: $$

Les Têtes d'Ail

⭐️ 4.4 (741)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Le Saint Gabriel

⭐️ 4.5 (669)

Price Range: $$

Le Pointu

⭐️ 3.9 (634)

Price Range: $$

Ma'a Tahiti

⭐️ 4.6 (626)

Price Range: $$

Al Dente

⭐️ 4.4 (564)

Price Range: $$

Les Tables de la Fontaine

⭐️ 4.8 (468)

Price Range: $$

Les P'tits Pins

⭐️ 4.3 (423)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Le Singapour [Ventes A Emporter, Toulon]

⭐️ 4.6 (419)

Price Range: $$

Le Resto des Artistes

⭐️ 4.7 (401)

Price Range: $$

Les Régates

⭐️ 4.2 (396)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Toulon

These are curated, high quality experiences in Toulon hosted by locals!

Bandol Wine Tour & Tasting

Sailing and kayaking in the Calanques

Golden Islands excursions

Coastal and Beach Walk by the Sea on Semi-rigid

Emotional reconnection hike and potential awakening

Segway Tour and Wine Tasting

Visit Provence's most medalist brewery with us

Sensitive Hurbish and Sensitive Dérive of Unique Toulon

Introduction to SABER LASER

Provençal Ratatouille Cuisine & Black/Green Tapenade

End your night in some of the best bars in Toulon

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Toulon, curated exclusively for you.

Street Bar

⭐️ 4.4 (1083)

Price Range: $$

Bar Côté Jardin

⭐️ 4.2 (988)

Price Range: $$

Old Coucou

⭐️ 4.3 (688)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.7 (415)

Price Range: $$

The Dry Dock

⭐️ 4.4 (397)

Price Range: $$

Le Corsaire PUB

⭐️ 4.6 (287)

Price Range: $$

Espit Chupitos Toulon

⭐️ 4.6 (237)

Price Range: $$

Arcane sans nom

⭐️ 4.5 (225)

Aux 5 Parties du Monde

⭐️ 4.3 (197)

Price Range: $$

Bar de la Marine

⭐️ 4 (174)

Coquetèle Bar & Tapas

⭐️ 4.7 (129)

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Check out these bookable attractions in Toulon

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Toulon.

Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

Ramatuelle Nature Reserve Kayaking and Hiking Tour

Hiking and Rappelling Adventure

Philémon Crossing Experience from La Ciotat

Calanques National Park Kayak Experience

Kayaking Tour: Calanques National Park

French Riviera Day Trip from Nice

Private Wine Tour of Le Castellet and Cassis

Private Half-day Tour of Le Castellet and Cassis

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Toulon?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Le Lido de Toulon

⭐️ 4.1 (1523)

Price Range: $$$

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  1. Visit La Garde-Freinet Nature Reserve: La Garde-Freinet Nature Reserve is a stunning reserve that offers beautiful views, great trails for hiking, and some of the best wildlife viewing in the area. You can explore caves, canoe and Kayak on the lake, or take a guided tour of the reserve.
  2. Explore Toulon Harbor: The largest natural harbor in France, Toulon Harbor is a must-see when in Toulon. Stroll along the waterfront and take in the views of the Mediterranean Sea, or enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the waterfront restaurants. You can also take a boat tour to explore the harbor and its surroundings.
  3. Visit the Cathédrale Sainte-Marie de Toulon: Dating back to the 15th century, the Cathédrale Sainte-Marie de Toulon is an imposing structure. Explore its aisles and admire the amazing artwork, stained glass windows and sculptures. The Cathedrale is an iconic sight and a must-see when in Toulon.

Toulon is an ideal destination throughout the year, though it's particularly charming during the summer months. June to August are excellent times to visit as the Mediterranean climate brings mild temperatures and an average of 11 hours of sunshine per day, perfect for lounging on the beaches or exploring the city. The city debuts its main events, such as the Grand Voile and the Festival del Mare, in the summertime.

Toulon is a city with plenty to offer, and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways depending on personal preference. To get the complete experience, three days would be ideal. One day can be spent exploring the local sights, such as its exquisite beaches, the lively promenades, and the stunning harbor. The second day could be used to explore the various cultural and historical attractions, such as the Cathédrale Saint-Marie-de-la-Seds, the Citadelle Saint-Louis, and the Chaîne de l'Esterel. The third day could be set aside to enjoy the plethora of restaurants, cafes, and bars, as well as the vibrant nightlife.

Toulon, France is well served for transportation, with both buses and trams connecting most of the city’s districts. Taxis are also a good option for getting around. To save money, you can buy a subscription loyalty card from the Toulon municipal transport authority, which provides discounts for regular travelers. Another cost-effective way to navigate the city is to rent a bike, with several bike-sharing services available in Toulon.

Toulon is a great place to take the kids, with plenty of activities to choose from. Start your day with a visit to the world-famous Aquasplash Aquatic Park and its huge pool, then explore the Plage des Lecques, where kids can paddle and swim in the warm Mediterranean Sea. Finish the day with a picnic or a walk in the beautiful Jardin Zenaide, a peaceful green space with an adventure playground for the little ones.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Toulon. To start off we'd have to mention Le Corsaire PUB, Arcane sans nom, Street Bar. Check out our page on the best bars in Toulon.

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