Weekend Getaway in Toulon

Day 1:

Arrive in Toulon and check into your hotel in the city center, ideally near the Old Town or the port area. These locations offer a central base for exploring the city.
Start your day by visiting the Musée National de la Marine, located in the historic Arsenal of Toulon. Explore the museum’s exhibits showcasing the maritime history of the region.

Explore the vibrant streets of the Old Town (Vieux Toulon) and enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the local restaurants, savoring Provençal cuisine.
Visit the Toulon Cathedral, a beautiful Romanesque church known for its stunning interior and picturesque square.

Take a stroll along the picturesque Port of Toulon, lined with cafes and restaurants. Enjoy the sunset and the views of the harbor.
Dine at a seafood restaurant, indulging in freshly caught seafood and local specialties.

Day 2:

Take a day trip to the nearby coastal town of Bandol, located about 30 minutes away by car. Relax on one of the beautiful sandy beaches, swim in the clear waters, or explore the charming town center.
Enjoy a leisurely brunch at a beachfront cafe, savoring the relaxed ambiance and Mediterranean flavors.

Return to Toulon and visit the Mont Faron, a mountain overlooking the city. Take a scenic cable car ride to the summit and enjoy panoramic views of Toulon and the surrounding coastline.
Explore the Musée d’Art de Toulon, housed in a former bishop’s palace. Admire its collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts.

Dine at a restaurant in the Mourillon neighborhood, known for its lively atmosphere and seaside charm. Taste regional dishes and enjoy a leisurely meal by the waterfront.

Day 3:

Visit the Jardin Alexandre 1er, a beautiful public garden in the heart of the city. Take a relaxing walk, enjoy the lush greenery, and admire the fountains and statues.
Take a short drive to the nearby village of Le Castellet, known for its medieval charm and artisanal shops. Explore the narrow streets and discover local crafts and products.

Return to Toulon and visit the Musée d’Histoire Naturelle de Toulon et du Var, dedicated to natural history. Learn about the region’s flora, fauna, and geological formations.
Take a leisurely walk along the Promenade de la Mourraille, a waterfront promenade offering stunning views of the harbor and the city.

Depart from Toulon, taking with you fond memories of your weekend getaway in this beautiful coastal city.

Remember to check the opening hours and availability of attractions in advance, as well as any travel restrictions or guidelines that may be in place during your visit. Enjoy your trip to Toulon!