Toulon Travel Guide

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Toulon is a military city where Napoleon knew his first moment of glory during the Italian war.

This town of 300 000 inhabitants is fully focused on the sea. The city herself is not very attractive but nearby there is a lot of things to do. In Toulon, don't miss the plage du mourillon large (for the mediteranean sea) but very crowded during summer.  The you con climp on one of the three mountains around TOulon, Faron ,Coudon, Mont Come, where you will have a beautifil sight on the sea or the coutryside.

When you go a little bit away from Toulon, you can find wonderful place like Hyères a little town from where you can access the islands of heaven Porquerolles, Port cros, Levant. THen go north to collobrieres the main place for chestnut , and go for a walk through the maquis, the typical flora of the south.
 If you go west from toulon, go to Le castellet, a medieval village very provencal.

The typical dishes of the region is the bouillabaisse, a soup of fish, the aioli, a saulce with garlic,  and more generally all the products of the sea.

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