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Old Town

83000 Toulon, France
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Ranked #20 of 45 Attractions in Toulon
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

To see all the sights of the town it is a good idea to take a tour of the town by the mini train within easy location on the marina this is around 45-60 minute trip but take you around streets and a full tour of surrounding sights and also commentary in french and english, do enjoy the experience.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on a cruise and we were totally dissapointed by the town. It was dirty and other than lots of cafes there was nothing to do. We all felt it was a waste of a day and cannot recommend it to anyone.

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

I was disappointed in this cruise stop. The market in old town was 99% food which was great for the locals but not good the cruise passengers. The coffee shops where filled with men and we didn't feel welcome. Not a place I would enjoy returning.

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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358 reviews 358 reviews
301 attraction reviews
365 helpful votes 365 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I visited Toulon by myself, enjoyed my lunch at the one side of the harbor, which did not impressed me to say the truth and afterwards I visited the old town. As the sunlight went off, the colours of the old buildings created a magical atmosphere. I felt a magic combo of peace, sunset colours and eventually music, since in... More

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West Covina, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Strolling through Toulon's Old Town area is like stepping into the town during the WWll era. Replete with bullet holes still visible in the walls of the buildings makes one think the war just ended recently. Also on the building's windows, actually on the inside facing out, are photos of the building's damage, even some of complete destruction during the... More

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Essex
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The phrase 'South Of France' brings to my imagination chic and classy. Not Toulon. Although on a Sunday there is a marvellous fresh food market until 1pm for the locals the town itself appeared grubby and shabby. The lamp posts were dressed with beautiful hanging baskets of flowers, but this was the only part of my visit that was easy... More

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Huntsville texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

wonderful ,delightful stroll past small fishing boats, outdoor garden shops with wonderfulscents of fresh flowers mixed with sea are .Nice park with rides for children ..great people watching and nice native shops . Not to be missed !

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Halifax, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
80 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Something for everyone here. Great shops (French & American brands), restaurants and scenery. We spent several hours browsing through the various streets.

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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190 reviews 190 reviews
54 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The Old town of Toulon was a dissapointment. Hardly a restaurant, in the Street is was only men with arabic origin.

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Toulon, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The old town is situated between the Stade Mayol and the naval base. Extensively bombed in the second world war it has now benefitted from some tasteful regeneration. The area supports a lively daily market and has quite an arab flavour about it. Worth exploring but do not wonder off alone at night. Safe during the day and generally also... More

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