Ferry to Toulon
Passengers who take the ferry to Toulon arrive at one of the most beautiful ports of France, located on the southern coast of the country on the French Riviera!
Toulon is the third largest French city on the Mediterranean Coast and the main gate to the Balearic Islands, Corsica as well as Sicily and Sardinia. Known for its naval base, the commercial and tourist harbor, Toulon is also an attractive city with a beautiful old town, a vibrant nightlife and a wonderful landscape to explore. Passenger ferries, yachts and cruise ships arrive at the multiple ports of the bay of Toulon which combine the leasurness of a seaside resort with the intense daily rhythms of life in a modern city.
Toulon, rich in history and culture, although it was bombed and destroyed during Second World War, it was rebuilt and new buildings were constructed next to the old quarters.
The trip by ferry gives the passengers the opportunity to travel with their own vehicle and visit mote sites and interesting places.
Ferry Routes from Toulon Port
Below you can see a brief description of the ferry Routes from Toulon port.
For a more comfortable trip It is recommended to book a cabin. With a quick search through our website you can find all the necessary information about prices and offers as well as schedules, accommodation type and availability.
Ferry from Toulon to Balearic Islands
The ferry from Toulon to Balearic islands is a great experience of a night crossing to the most known islands of the Balearic archipelago:
- Ferry from Toulon to Mallorca, is available usually from April to October with 2 to 4 weekly itineraries lasting 11 to 13 hours.The ferries arrive at Alcudia port, a popular resort town and a holiday destination with a lot of hotels, beach bars and restaurants. The Alcudia to Toulon ferry frequency may vary depending on the month of traveling. It is recommended to check our website for updated information.
- Ferry from Toulon to Menorca operates a weekly sailing to Ciutadella port, available from April to October with a duration of 15 hours.
Ferry from Toulon to Corsica
The ferry from Toulon to Corsica approaches the following ports:
- Ajaccio port with 1 to 3 daily crossings of 7,50 to 11 hours.
- Bastia port is connected with Toulon by 1 daily ferry throughout the year with a trip duration of 11 hours.
- Porto Vecchio port with 2 or 3 crossings per week during the summer period and 1 sailing during the off-season period. The trip lasts around 15 hours.
- L'ile-Rousse port is connected with Toulon with a seasonal route from May to October and the trip takes about 6,5 hours.
Ferry from Toulon to Sardinia
The ferry from Toulon to Sardinia arrives at the following ports:
- Porto Torres on the west coast of the island is a highly visited port of Sardinia from Toulon, especially during the high season. With 2 weekly sailings of 9 hours, modernly equipped ferries can transfer tourists to their destination after a pleasant and comfortable journey. The schedules can change according to seasonality, so check our website for all the updated schedules and prices.
- Golfo Aranci is a less visited port that occasionally serves the ferries from Toulon and passengers who wish to visit the east coast of Sardinia.
Ferry from Toulon to Sicily
Τhe ferry from Toulon to Sicily approaches Trapani port with a night crossing:
- Trapani port in western Sicily, is an ideal stopover for the ferries that arrive from Toulon, as it is situated in the center of Mediterranean. This is a seasonal route with 2 weekly sailings and the trip duration is estimated to be around 20 hours.
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Toulon Ferry Port
Considered as one of the most beautiful harbors in the country, Toulon ferry port with 3 berths for passenger ferries and smaller boats is an ideal starting point for a cruise in the Mediterranean Sea. The port area provides all the facilities required like car parking lots, gas stations, restaurants and shops and as it is located right in the city center is just a few minutes walk from the main sights and shops.
Getting Around Toulon
In order to get around Toulon, after you have arrived at the port, you have 3 alternatives: bus, water-bus and taxi. Buses is the most affordable way while water-buses can be really fun and entertaining. You can find relative information about the schedules in Toulon Buses / Water Buses. The use of taxis is the most comfortable way of transportation in exchange of a slightly higher price. Grab one outside the port facilities or visit Toulon Taxis.
It is worth mentioning that the city's main attractions are withing a walking distance from the port area, so if you are not carrying heavy luggage, you can stroll through the beautiful and colorful streets of the town.
Toulon Airport to Toulon Ferry Port
Toulon airport is located 23km east of Toulon ferry port and it is well known as Toulon-Hyeres airport. The airport subtle bus can transfer you to the city center and the time of traveling is about 20 min. The bus stop is just outside the arrival area and the tickets can be purchased usually from the bus driver at a low cost. Taxis are also available but at a higher cost.
Beaches in Toulon
The beaches in Toulon and the French Riviera welcome every visitor to relax and enjoy the calm waters and the beauty of the landscape.
In the list below you can find some to the most visited Toulon’s beaches:
- Mourillon Beach was an old fishing port which was transformed into an organized resort ideal for families with children due to the sand and the calm waters.Close to the city center is a nice place for relaxing and swimming. Restaurants and bars are found nearby and organized activities for the children are available
- Mitre Beach is located at a close walking distance from the center of Toulon, with different creeks accessible from the coastal path, offering nice views for the Fort Saint-Louis harbor
- Anse de Mejean is one of the best beaches in the area, near the city center accessible by car in no time or if you follow the Sentier des Douaniers route at a distance of 30 minutes walking distance. A car park is available very close to the beach
- Anse de Magaud is a small beach with clear waters but difficult to reach as there is only access by a steep path. You can enjoy the calmness of the area and the local fresh fish restaurants
- Cap Brun has a wonderful view from the top of the cliff and if you manage to climb down there is a rocky beach with a beautiful and clear sea to relax and admire the landscape
- Pipady Beach, one of the most visited in Toulon visited mainly by locals, is well organized with restaurants and bars as well as bathrooms and showers
- Portissol Beach located at a distance of 15 km west of Toulon is a beautiful place with clear sea, crystal waters and 2 restaurants nearby enjoy the good local seafood specialties and wine
Highlights in Toulon
- Take a walk to the Old Town with the narrow cobblestone streets and the picturesque squares, always appealing for every visitor to stop and enjoy a drink or a lunch at a local restaurant. Stroll along the Rue d’ Alger and find the Place Puget with the Fountain of the Three Dolphins or walk along the waterfront of Saint Louis port where you can find the Mourillon, an old fishing village with charming houses but also with many boutiques and restaurants. Take the Petit Train de Toulon (small train of Toulon) for a ride to see the most important sights and views of the town.
- Take the cable car to the top of Mont Faron, 548 meters high, to see the breathtaking views of the sea and the landscape of the Var region. Also you can visit the Allied Landings Museum with a collection of artifacts and weapons related to the landing of the Allied Forces from August 1944.
- Visit the Cathedral of Toulon, known as Sainte Marie de la Seds, located in the city center. Built in the 11th century is considered as an historical building and national monument with a bell dating back to the 1740s.The original Romanesque church dedicated to Saint Mary with the Neoclassical facade with Baroque details and the Gothic interior, is an architectural masterpiece that witness the entire history of the city.
- A visit to the Naval Museum is a must as it presents an exhibition of charts and paintings as well as antique model ships showing the history of the city’s military port.
- If you want to have an idea of daily life in Toulon and also taste the local products and cuisine, make a visit to the traditional markets on the Cours Lafayette or the Small market on Paul Lendrin street.
- Throughout the year, the Classical Music Festival takes place with different venues, most of them in historic buildings like the Opera de Toulon, the Cathedral, the Theatre de Verdure du Faron. You can go to attend concerts and operas as well as piano and vocal recitals. For more information the ticket office is on Place Louis Blanc in Toulon.