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Toulon
France

The port of Toulon is a major naval base in the Mediterranean. For cruise passengers, it is mainly a port that allows to make different excursions in Provence.

Useful Information

Language

French

Currency

EUR
Euro

Currency Converters:  
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XE

Time difference

UTC: 1

from New York: +6h

from San Francisco: +8h

from London: +1h

Tips

The service is included, but it is customary to round up the sum of the bill. A 10% tip will be appreciated in taxis.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celcius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
6 43
10 49
13 55
833.25
February
6 43
10 50
14 56
702.75
March
8 47
12 54
16 61
492.00
April
10 50
14 58
18 65
662.50
May
14 56
18 64
22 72
431.75
June
17 63
22 71
26 80
291.25
July
20 67
25 76
30 85
70.25
August
20 68
25 77
30 85
301.25
September
17 62
22 71
26 79
562.25
October
14 57
18 64
21 70
1084.25
November
10 50
13 56
16 62
732.75
December
7 45
10 51
14 56
712.75

Where is locate the Port of Toulon

The smaller ships will dock directly in the centre of Toulon. The larger ships will dock at La Seyne-sur-Mer. The 8 M boat line connects the two cities (2 euros per trip in 2015), but the departure is from the marina which is located at a certain distance from the dock where you will dock. Your cruise line will probably also offer a river shuttle directly from the dock, but the price will be much higher (Celebrity: $23 US in 2015).

Travelling around the port of Toulon

The [transit system] (https://www.reseaumistral.com/en) includes a network of buses and river shuttles
The Toulon tourist train offers two tours. One shows you around the city and the other the naval base.

Activities in Toulon

Neighborhoods

Landmarks

Museums

(in French)

One of the five national naval museums in France. Giant models, paintings and other objects tracing the history of this naval base.

(in French)

Temporary exhibitions of painting, photography, architecture and digital arts.

(in French)

Models of the old town and plan of its fortifications.

Excursions in Toulon

The Toulon city website propose different walking tours of Toulon - In French.

If you dock at La Seyne-sur-Mer you can also walks to Seyne-sur-Mer, although the centre of the city is a bit far from the cruise port. Bikes are available for rent at the dock.

From Toulon you will have access to various excursions in Provence and the surrounding area.

  • Visit Toulon on foot
  • Marseille
  • Cassis
  • Aix-en-Provence
  • St Tropez
  • Day at the beach
  • Panoramic tour of Provence
  • Wine tastin

Other ports in the area

News

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Seasickness is caused by conflicting signals sent to the brain through the inner ear and the eyes. The inner ear senses movement that the eyes cannot see, causing discomfort and nausea.

Excursions from our partner Viator

For details or to book an excursion, visit our page:

https://www.cruiseandsea.com/port/toulon-france/

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https://www.viator.com/en-CA/Toulon/d24308-ttd?pid=P00045706&mcid=42383&medium=link&campaign=more-button-toulon-france

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