Toulon

Provencal markets
Star spotting
Medieval villages

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Introduction

Toulon, France

Join the jet set in France’s Côte ’Azur on an MSC Mediterranean cruise holiday.
Toulon is a charming city in southern France with a recently restored old town, cute narrow streets, small squares and many fountains. Stepping ashore, you will love the fantastic Provencal market which takes Toulon is also ideally placed for day trips out into this most chic of regions.

Allow us to whisk you away to Aix-en-Provence, the capital of Provence, with its historic monuments, elegant squares, many fountains and home to a renowned international music festival. Don’t be surprised if you see a Hollywood A-lister stroll past with a baguette, and be sure to spend a moment watching the beautiful people walking by in one the many cafés along the Cours Mirabeau.

Nearby Cassis has an ultra-pretty fishing port with harbour-side cafés and shaded streets that make for an idyllic day out. Start with a divine local ice cream and then take a stroll around town, stopping at the open-air artists’ market to maybe pick up a Provencal watercolour or two.

The Provence coast is home to many lovely medieval villages and just outside Toulon lies Hyères, a historic town with a medieval quarter whose palm-lined streets and quaint charm offers a glimpse of picture-postcard France. Bandol meanwhile has an interesting literary heritage (it was holiday home to the writers Aldous Huxley and Marcel Pagnol), and has wines that are off the scale.

Eastwards is the billionaires’ playground of St. Tropez, known as ‘St Trop’ to the locals. A popular holiday destination since the 1950s, second home to movie stars and glittering jet set crowd; it’s always fun to look at the jaw-dropping super yachts that typically fill its harbour. None of them looks quite as good as your MSC cruise liner though, of course.

Must see place in Toulon

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    Direction

    The cruise terminal is close to the city centre, however it is located in an industrial area off a highway.
    Taxis run to the city

    Port Terminal

    Address of the Terminal
    ZIPCODE CITY

    Tel.. +00 000 0000000
    Fax. +00 000 0000000
    e-mail:  email@emailaddress.it
    Página web:  www.terminalwebsite.com

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    Francia

    Un discreto y delicado encanto chic
    Un discreto y delicado encanto chic

    Unas vacaciones por el sur de Francia te llevarán hasta el paraíso. Este Jardín del Edén encierra las cimas nevadas de los Bajos Alpes y sus colinas somontanas, que por el este descienden hasta el mar y por el oeste llegan casi hasta el Ródano.


    El interior se caracteriza por una cadena de escarpadas colinas boscosas; mientras que la zona de la costa es una siempre cambiante serie de bahías de aspecto casi geométrico, que a veces dan paso a aglomerados de escollos de piedra brillante y a ensenadas estrechas y profundas que parecen fiordos noruegos en miniatura, las calanques. Pero todos estos elementos serían insignificantes sin esa luz mediterránea tan especial. Mágica en primavera y en otoño y al mismo tiempo suave y brillante de una manera teatral, confiere a cada paisaje el máximo color y definición sin destellos. Un crucero por el sur de Francia es una buena oportunidad para visitar la capital de la Riviera, Niza, una vibrante y cautivadora mezcla de influencia italiana, decadente esplendor Belle Époque y arte de primera.

    Al este, la baja Corniche conecta los pintorescos pueblecitos costeros de Villefranche, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat y Beaulieu; las altas carreteras ofrecen algunos de los paisajes de costa más espectaculares por los que puedes conducir en Europa, de camino a Èze y el pequeño principado de Mónaco. Las mejores playas están al oeste de la Riviera, en la viva Juan-les-Pins y en Cannes, la ostentosa ciudad famosa por sus tiendas de grandes firmas y por su festival de cine.