With its ideal central position on the French Med coast, Toulon nestles between mountain and sea in what is considered the most beautiful, widest and bestsheltered bay in Europe protecting the port from prevailing winds and offering accessibility in all weather conditions, making Toulon the most reliable alternative in the French Med.

The port is very secure thanks to the presence of the French Navy and its full ISPS compliance. It benefits from excellent facilities able to accommodate the world's largest ships. Toulon offers a highstandard reception quality and a unique experience for cruise guests: all day long, multilingual reception staff provide tourist information and complimentary souvenirs, a Provencal mini-market also takes place inside the terminal. The highly qualified port community: pilots, tugs, stevedores, local agents and tour operators work in close partnership to offer quality services.

  • Toulon downtown cruise terminal - From the ship, passengers and crew are only a few steps away to the city-centre. They can easily reach the promenade along the marina with its many restaurants and cafes, a main shopping-mall (100 boutiques), the old medieval quarter and its picturesque Provencal street market (the biggest one in Provence), its fountains, shady squares, chic quarter from Baron Haussmann including the impressive Opera, its museums and monuments.
  • La Seyne cruise terminal (Located the opposite side of the bay, in front of Toulon downtown) - A shuttle boat service allows to reach Toulon city centre by a scenic crossing through the bay (10 minutes).
  •  LE PALAIS DU COMMERCE ET DE LA MER (PCM)
    downtown Toulon can be considered as a third terminal, this venue being dedicated to organise the reception of cruise guests when ships are at the anchor. Its facilities combined with a high standard reception quality (CRUISE FRIENDLY hospitality label - Seatrade Insider Awards Marketing initiative of the year finalist 2017) and unique experience for cruise guests: multilingual reception staff providing tourist information and complimentary souvenirs, a Provencal mini-market inside the terminal, etc.

Chill-Out Heaven in the Med, within minutes of stepping ashore, the guests can relax in beautiful natural scenery and enjoy the white sandy beaches of Toulon Bay for a hassle-free day of ‘me’ time away from the crowd. With 80% of the cruise guests welcomed in VAR PROVENCE, Toulon is the leading port of the network. (Seatrade Insider Award ‘Port of the Year’ finalist 2013!)

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