Toulon

First military port of France, Toulon has not always been a tourist destination. Its military activities until the mid-nineteenth century, scared off tourists to Marseille and St Tropez. Yet the city has never failed to interest. Its Romanesque cathedral of Sainte-Marie-de-la-Seds, the Opéra de Toulon (the largest province), his royal tower, which protected in the past, the harbor from enemy attacks, and many museums and galleries Art has made the city a place of great cultural interest. Around Toulon are also to be seen, including the Mont Faron which offers various activities like a zoo, alpine hiking or mountain biking, having mounted their device. Sea side, Toulon has nearly 7 hectares of beaches and allows tourists to learn sea kayaking or sailing aboard an old tuna. Main tourist attractions in Toulon. The historical center, first of which was built in the Middle Ages and which consists of narrow streets lined with numerous shops and restaurants. Then the port and the promenade, where there are many restaurants of seafood and fish fruits. Not far do not miss the Clock Tower, a monumental clock that dominates the entrance of the naval base. Just between the port and the Lafeyette courses, discover the Louis Blanc place and Church of Saint Francis of Paola. then go towards the Place Puget, in the historical center, you will find a fountain built in 1780. In the new town also known as Upper Town there are buildings and streets Haussman style dating from the nineteenth century. It is in this area that is one of the main squares of the city, the Freedom Square and the Opera House and the train station. Toulon also has several beaches just south of the district of Mourillon. Step passage and stay near Toulon Many do