Explore Toulon Map and City Guide is an application to facilitate your visit, stay and discovery of Toulon. You can search, find and discover places, companies and businesses around you.
- Free of charge
- City map
- Get directions to the places you want to go
- Complete information on thousands of places, tourist sites and points of interest.
- Find the best restaurants, shops, tourist sites, hotels, bars, etc. around you.
Since Explore Toulon is a "Find Places Around Me" mobile application, you should use it while visiting Toulon. If you want to try it from your current location, you can always install a "Fake GPS" app and setup your new location in the city of Toulon.
Toulon is a port city on southern France’s Mediterranean coast, lined with sandy beaches and shingle coves. It’s a significant naval base and the harbor is home to submarines and warships, as well as fishing boats and ferries. The grand Musée National de la Marine in the Port of Toulon exhibits maritime artifacts. Rugged limestone mountains form a backdrop to the city, and a cable car shuttles visitors up Mont Faron.
Toulon is a city in southern France and a large port on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Toulon is the capital of the Var department.
The Commune of Toulon has a population of 165,514 people (2009), making it France's 15th-largest city. It is the centre of an urban area with 559,421 inhabitants (2008), the ninth largest in France. Toulon is the fourth-largest French city on the Mediterranean coast after Marseille, Nice and Montpellier.
Toulon is an important centre for naval construction, fishing, wine making, and the manufacture of aeronautical equipment, armaments, maps, paper, tobacco, printing, shoes, and electronic equipment.
The military port of Toulon is the major naval centre on France's Mediterranean coast, home of the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and her battle group. The French Mediterranean Fleet is based in Toulon.
Although Toulon is the Var region’s largest city, its coast has maintained all of its original charm, with unspoiled shores, footpaths and gardens abounding with Mediterranean vegetation, and the typical Mourillon quarter… In short, all the wonderful atmosphere of the South of France !
The city runs two tourist train guided tours departing from Toulon port from April to October.
Food markets are naturally one of the emblems of Provence and the Cours Lafayette market – one of the city’s main landmarks – is unquestionably one of the most famous of them all !
Thanks to its exceptional natural environment (the city is bordered by hills overlooking the bay), Toulon is France’s only natural harbour combining naval and land defence posts. Its military heritage, featuring forts, towers and fortresses, together with the historical Naval Base, boasts exciting stories of strategy, battles and, of course, the French Revolution.
Enjoy your visit and stay in Toulon !