Cheap Flights to Toulon

Toulon overview

When is the best time to fly to Toulon?

The city's Mediterranean climate ensures that summer days are dry and hot, with temperatures usually reaching higher than 30 degrees Celsius. This is the perfect time to visit for families and sun seekers who want to spend their days lounging on the beautiful beaches, topping up their tans and dining at the many beach restaurants on offer. If you want to visit during the peak tourist season, book your flights to Toulon in July or August.

If you prefer to travel outside of peak times visiting between October through March, and outside of the school holidays, is when Toulon will see fewer crowds. January tends to be the coldest month of the year in Toulon, so during this low season you will find that travel costs are more economical and also benefit from cheap flights Toulon.

Toulon overview

With its quaint historic centre, ornate fountains and beautiful beaches, the French city of Toulon has many different facades with which to attract tourists. Conveniently located on the French Riviera between the neighbouring cities of Nice and Marseille, Toulon sits on one of the largest harbours in Europe and is also home to a large French naval base. The harbour and promenade is the perfect place to wander, while you soak up the dialogue, produce and delicacies of the local residents. To the north of the harbour, the old town features a maze of narrow streets full of historic buildings, shops and fountains. After exploring the streets and squares of the historic centre, you can move on to the Upper Town, where you will find the city's main square, Place de la Liberte, or make a visit to the Opera House. If you prefer to spend your time on a hot, sandy beach, then the Mourillon Beaches are the city's most popular destinations for sun lovers, which offer plenty of facilities including playgrounds, restaurants and water sports to keep the whole family entertained. There is also a coastal footpath for avid walkers, which offers a charming journey past beaches and cottages to the Mejean Cove. Overlooking the city, Mount Faron is a 1640 ft (500 m) hill that features a memorial to the 1944 landings and the liberation of the city. You can reach the top by taking the red cable car from the city, or you can drive up the steep, winding road by car. The summit of Mount Faron not only offers impressive panoramic views of the city below, but is also the site of many events, including concerts, firework displays and music festivals.

Getting around Toulon

The city has an extensive public transport system, with buses running through the city and its surroundings. You can book a bus ticket from the kiosk at the Place de la Liberte. To see more of the surrounding area, you can hire a local taxi, or take a ferry to reach other destinations, such as Corsica.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Toulon-Hyères Airport (TLN) is situated 12 miles (19 km) east of the city and the journey takes about 20 minutes. Official taxis are the most popular way to transfer from the airport into the city once your flight to Toulon has arrived, and are always available outside the terminal. Private transfers can also be booked at the airport. There is also a bus that runs between the train station and the airport four times a day until early evening.

How much do things cost in Toulon?

Restaurants
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
C$ 3.21
Cheap meal
C$ 20.71
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
C$ 2.96
3 course meal for 2
C$ 66.57
Markets
A dozen eggs
C$ 2.86
Large bottle of water
C$ 0.41
Loaf of white bread
C$ 1.41
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
C$ 10.36
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
C$ 113.42
Pair of Nike shoes
C$ 107.26
How much does transport cost in Toulon?
One-way ticket (local transport)
C$ 2
Petrol (1 litre)
C$ 2
Taxi - fixed fee
C$ 7
1 km taxi journey
C$ 2

More information about Toulon

  • A small and charming city France, Toulon is an excellent destination for a Europea break.
  • Detailing the city’s history, the Museum of Old Toulon has an impressive collection of antique maps and paintings
  • Mount Faron, one of the area’s highest points, offers great views of Toulon and the surrounding region.
  • Romanesque Toulon Cathedral was built in the 11th and 12th centuries and includes 17th and 18th century additions
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  • Old Toulon features many lovely squares and fountains and has long held a regular market on Cours Lafayette.
  • Housed in ex-arsenal buildings in the docklands, Toulon’s Naval Museum boasts many models and historic paintings.
  • If visiting over the festive season, be sure not to miss the Christmas Fair, which promotes local traditions and crafts.
  • Sandy local beaches, such as Mourillon Beach, along the coast await you in the beautiful seaside city of Toulon.
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International departures to Toulon

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