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Toulon City France

Toulon is a popular town in France. The town has preserved its ancient center which remains animated all through the year. Located along the old Darse and separated from the old city by the avenue de la République, le Constadt quay on the port offers its sunny terraces to strollers. The town hall on the port has a splendid front with Atlases sculptured by Pierre Puget and the statue of Cuverville.

Toulon is e ncircled bay of open and Deep Mountain. It was since the fifteenth century a naval port with all the movements the risks which are dependent there. The tourist attractions of Toulon are numerous, like the "Corderie Royale" Royal Rope manufacture, the museum of the Navy, the old city with the charm of Provence, the port where you can embark towards Corsica with his coffees and restaurants giving on the marina along the terraces the feet at the edge of water The very rich museum of the Art schools of painting Of Provence and its contemporary bottom of international reputation. If you like the Mediterranean mountains you are at the feet of the massif of Sainte-Baume, and to follow the path of the peaks is an unceasingly renewed spectacle.

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Toulon Tourist Attractions

Musee de la Marine

This museum is one of the most interesting museums in Toulon. It houses a large collection of figureheads and ship models, and traces the history of shipbuilding through the ages. This is a great place to take children, with many interesting and educational displays throughout the museum.

Musee du Vieux Toulon

This museum is not to be confused with the Musee de Toulon. The exhibits housed here deal with the role of commerce; shipbuilding; and the French military during the development of Toulon. It has a tableaux of the historic figures who either protected or fostered its growth from medieval times to the present. The museum is open from Monday to Saturday from 14h00 - 18h00. Admission is free.

Cathedrale St Marie Major

Rue Emile Zola, in Old Toulon. This cathedral was built in a Romanesque style in the 11th and 12th centuries and was expanded to it's current size in the 17th century. Its badly lit nave is Gothic, and the belfry and facade are from the 18th century. The cathedral is open everyday from 08h00 - 12h00 and 14h00 - 18h00. Admission to the cathedral is free.

Plage du Mourillon

This beach is located just outside the centre of the city and is the Toulon 's largest beach. The white sand is always welcoming and the crowds that flock the beach on hot days are friendly. The beach is also where you'll find one of the Toulon's oldest fortresses, which dates back to 1514. There are also many shops; cafes; and snack shops along the beachfront, and are great for taking a break from the hot sun.

Place d'Armes

This large open area gives the city a spot for recreational sports and moments of relaxation. The Place d'Armes is spacious and has cement plaza areas with benches, which are all surrounded by a fence of hedges. It is very popular with children; couples; as well as mothers and children, who are all looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and relaxing in the peaceful surroundings of the Place d'Armes.

Memorial du Debarquement en Provence

This amazing memorial houses many exhibitions, including displays that document the Allied landings in Provence in 1944. There are many other diplays about the history of Toulon and Provence. This should be on ervery visitor to Toulon's list of things to do

Plage de Notre-Dame

This is another of the excellent beaches in and around Toulon, which receives 275 days of sunshine every year. The beautiful white sands are perfect for lazing in the sun, or building sand castles. This is a great place for the whole family to have some fun in the sun; sand; and surf. There are also a number of restaurants and shops along the beachfront that provide welcoming relief from the hot sun at lunch time.

Musee de Toulon

This museum houses exhibitions that display works from the 16th century to the present. There's an excellent collection of Provencal and Italian paintings, as well as religious works. The newest acquisitions include New Realism pieces and minimalist art.

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