What to see near the port of Toulon
Despite being bombed during the Second World War, the Vieille Ville (the old city) still maintains its charm intact: the historic center of Toulon is in fact characterized by narrow streets, squares and characteristic fountains. Among these, the Fontaine de la Fédération in place de la Liberté and the Fontaine des trois dauphins deserve a mention.
There is no self-respecting historic center without its main place of worship. The most important church in Toulon is the Notre-Dame de la Seds Cathedral. Erected in the 11th century in Romanesque style, six centuries later it was embellished with a neoclassical facade with references to the Baroque. Next to the main body of the building stands a Provençal bell tower.
Following the tour of the historic city center, you will come across the Opéra de Toulon (among the largest opera houses in France), the curious Sculpture de Bateau and the National Navy Museum, located directly on the port.
Before leaving the city, we recommend a walk in Le Mourillon, the fishing village: located south of the port, the district is one of the most picturesque in Toulon. The area is characterized by the presence of some beaches much loved by tourists and the Tour Royale, a military building of the sixteenth century from which you can enjoy a beautiful panorama.