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Beaches in sight!

Nested between the green Mount Faron and the clear Le Mourillon waters, Toulon offers its attractions to tourists and local summer vacationers. A couple of instructions for use (not exhaustive) to safely enjoy these sandy areas, certified "Pavillon bleu" since 2009.

Blue skies, turquoise blue sea and the sun at zenith, Toulon is undoubtedly the perfect destination for spending a beautiful summer. With sports activities, services and free cultural offers, the beach multiplies leisure activities aimed at the largest number of people. Le Mourillon coves have an easy access with 1,300 free parking spots.

A protected and safe environment

Le Mourillon beaches are famous for the quality of their environment. Besides rescue posts, the supervision of beaches is carried out by the local police, the fire fighters as well as a maritime brigade. Teams also maintain beaches and green spaces which are convenient for relaxation.
To optimize the peace of mind of the vacationers, hundred storage racks are available near Lido cove. And for the people with reduced mobility, the City equipped with an appropriate piece of equipment. "Tiralos" are amphibian armchairs designed for running on the ground and float on the water. Placed under the responsibility of the local police, they are available at Mistral rescue post. 

Culture and relaxation within the reach of towels

The Mediabus is back on the beaches, parked at the heart of  "Anse des Pins" (The pines cove). The program "Lire à la plage" (Reading on the beach) offers a wide choice of novels, comic strips or albums for the young to be read in the shade of trees on a deckchair or to be borrowed to be enjoyed at home.
On the spot, the Tourist office offers visitors brochures dealing with the attractions, the visits and activities to explore Toulon and its surroundings.

Enjoy the summer until September

Concerts will also take place on the beaches just like Mike Stern and Bill Evans, part of the popular Jazz in Toulon Festival, on July 23rd.
Mid-August, thrill seekers will enjoy the Patrouille de France air show from the coast.
In September, Toulon will be the 5th stage and the only French stopover of Louis Vuitton America Cup World Series, the preliminary circuit featuring six competitors in the America's Cup. Races will take place in the natural harbor. After two memorable Ship's Tall Races, the territory gets ready to make of this event an unforgettable moment.
But in the meantime... let's enjoy summer time!


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