You can visit the harbour which shelters the French Mediterranean fleet. The Mont Faron (car access or cable-car facilities) welcomes the zoological garden (breeding of wild beasts).
The memorial is installed in the Beaumont tower, in order to commemorate the liberation of the southeast of France by the Allies in August 1944. The first section is devoted to the memory of the Allies who took part in the Second World War. In the second part there is diorama of the liberation.
The maritime Museum is located in the Royal tower, also known as the “Grosse Tour “or Mitre tower. It was built in the early 15th century for defensive purpose, and then served as a prison. There is a lovely panorama of Toulon, the roadstead and the Mont Faron.
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Fort Balaguier (17th century): Built in 1636, the fort was taken again from the English army in 1793 by the young Napoleon; nowadays it is a naval museum. There is a beautiful view of the coastline from Toulon to the Island Le Levant.
Villa Tamaris-Pacha (19th century): this beautiful building was built in 1890 and is now an art museum.
Fort l’Eguillette (17th century): it was built in 1672 in order to protect the city.
There is a lovely and very large (2km – 1.2 miles) beach of fine sand. You can visit the museum Tauroentum, built on the foundations of a Roman villa where several mosaics, many Greek and Roman objects, fragments of frescoes and amphora are displayed. Let’s discover 2000 years of human history!
The statue of Liberty was set up at the place Portalis only in 1903 and not in 1886 as in New-York; however this is the work of the same sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi.
The aquatic leisure park “Aqua land”.
From the fort (Altitude 210 m) you will admire a panorama extended over Toulon roadstead, Saint-Mandrier peninsula, Cap Sicié, Sanary Bay, Le Brusc and the island Les Embiez.
The collegial church has a Romanesque nave and includes an old chapel.
The Chapel Notre Dame de la Pépiole was built between the 4th century and the 6th century. It is one of the oldest Christian buildings standing in the Mediterranean landscape. You can also visit Notre dame du Mai.