Toulon, France

Hilly landscapes, a bustling market, lavender fields, golden beaches and a marina. This is Toulon. You can taste the real Provence here!

Toulon is an undiscovered pearl that is the perfect place from which to explore the Cote d’Azur and the Provence. A trip to Marseille or Nice is easy with the train. Toulon itself is a purple-coloured fairy tale in summer. The lavender fields are in full bloom and turn the Provençal landscape purple. Toulon’s location by the sea is perfect to swim in the azure blue Mediterranean Sea or to relax on the golden beach. The Cours Lafayette brings hustle and bustle to Toulon. This market, with its fresh vegetables, fruit and flowers, is a pleasure to visit!

Fly to Toulon and its ‘vieille ville’

The old part of the city lies between the harbour and the promenade. It is also called the ‘vieille ville’. Wander through the streets with their beautiful fountains and old opera. Learn about Toulon’s history in its museums such as the Musée de la Marine. Are you looking for adventure? The Gorges du Verdon is the largest gorge in Europe. Take to the water on a canoe or kayak. You will be amazed by the area’s beauty!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Toulon Airport is located about 23 km from the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or bus.
  • Taxi

    Taxis are parked outside the arrival hall. It is about a 20-minute drive to the centre of Toulon.
  • Bus

    The shuttle buses take you to the city centre in approximately 30 minutes. The buses are coordinated with the arrival times of the flights.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Toulon:
  • Bus

    Most of the old city of Toulon is pedestrianised. Take an RMTT bus to travel outside the old city and in the surroundings of Toulon. Tickets are available at the kiosks. Tip! The RMTT bus tickets are also valid for the boat services provided at the bay.
  • Train

    Do you have time to visit other parts of France? The train will take you to plenty of places, like Nice, in the blink of an eye!
  • Taxi

    The best places to find a taxi are at the railway station and the airport. Or course, you can always hail a taxi on the street too.

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Toulon and the Netherlands.


The currency used in Toulon is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Toulon lasts approximately one and a half hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.

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