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We visited Toulon as my wife and in laws' cruise ship anchored in the bay across from Toulon. We found the water taxi and headed over to Toulon, picked up a map, enjoyed the farmers market and a walk through the town.
The tourist shop provided us a free map that included several self directed walking tours by following brass plates in the streets.
The Genie de la Navigation Statue points out to sea.
The touristy area of Toulon is on the East side of the large bay. The Northern and Northeast area of the bay is mostly military as it France's primary naval yard. On the West end is Seyne sur mer, where several of the large cruise ships dock.
There are several museums, most of them open on Sunday when the Liberty docks. Unfortunately, other than a few places by the farmers market, most of the stores are closed on Sundays. Some of the museums are the Naval Museum, the Musee d'Art, the Hotel des Arts and the Musée du Vieux Toulon. Or you can just enjoy sitting by the port at any one of numerous cafes and have a few drinks or a nice meal.
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