Highlights in Toulon

Highlights in Toulon during a Mediterranean cruise

Old Town

  • located between the port, the Boulevard de Strasbourg and the Cours Lafayette
  • with many fountains, narrow streets, cafes and restaurants
  • a tourist walk is mapped using small iron markers in the sidewalk

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Seds

  • cathedral from the 11th century
  • in Baroque style
  • with 36 m high bell tower from the 18th century

The Upper Town of Baron Haussmann

  • upper town from the 19th century
  • built under Louis Napoleon
  • Baron Haussmann was then prefect of the district
  • located between Boulevard de Strasbourg and the train station
  • beautiful architecture

L'opéra de Toulon

  • main opera of Toulon
  • second largest opera of France
  • inaugurated in 1862
  • 2000 m2
  • place for almost 2000 spectators