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In the countryside; Among nature; Near water
In the foothills of Mont Faron (Alt 542m), in lovely surroundings, Toulon is an arty town with its old quarter housing ancient fountains and typically colourful Provencal markets.
The military port is also home to luxury yachts and is the gateway to Corsica and Sardinia.
Mourillon, a few minutes from the centre of town offers 20 hectares of sandy beaches with countless water sports activities.
Environment : Peaceful residential area, close to all amenities.
PLACES TO VISIT:
Sanary sur Mer. 15 km. Delightful seaside resort with picturesque quay, colourful houses, lively streets and terraces shaded by palm trees. Beautiful views from its 16th century Chapel Notre Dame de Pitié, over the coast and the small islands that lie offshore.
Hyères. 20 km. Attractive seaside resort with walled and medieval centre, once the favourite summer resort of celebrities, some of the intellectual elite and the rich. The town and its peninsula have almost 40 km of pristine sand beaches and rocky inlets to offer.
Bandol. 20 km. Family seaside resort tucked in a cove between La Ciotat and Toulon. A vibrant harbour packed with fine shops and restaurants as well as a casino. Also renowned for its vineyards producing some of the best wines on the coast.
Le Castellet. 25 km. A stunning medieval hill top village in a typical Provencal and picturesque setting, and one of the area's top tourist attractions. Also famous for its Paul Ricard race track.
THINGS TO DO:
Zoo du Mont Faron, Toulon. 10 km. Animal park. A unique centre and wildlife breeding conservatory specialising particularly in big cats.
Magic World, Hyères. 20 km. Theme park. Fun park with many rides and different attractions for the whole family.
Kiddy Park, Hyères. 20 km. Theme park. 3 hectares of fun dedicated to 2 to 12 yrs old, situated 500m from Hyères harbour. Merry-go-rounds, slides, animals, bouncy castles, games, go-karts, trampolines, ball pool, etc.
Jardin d'Oiseaux Exotiques, La Londe les Maures. 30 km. Animal park. Bird sanctuary and botanical gardens offering visitors an unequalled collection of exotic birds and rare plants. The animal collection is unique for the rarity of its birds. In total, 450 birds with 80 species from Asia, Africa and South America.
Iles d'Hyères. 35 km. Group of islands off the coast from Hyères, which includes the islands of Porquerolles, Le Levant and Port Cros (National Park). The 3 car-free islands together form a rare and beautiful environment, one of the loveliest in France. Boat crossings from Hyères, Giens peninsula, Le Lavandou, Toulon.
Bormes les Mimosas. 35 km. Beautiful and picturesque medieval village set in the hills above the coast.
La Ciotat. 35 km. Delightful seaside resort with excellent beach, fabulous rocky inlets, old picturesque fishing port and great Mediterranean atmosphere.
St Tropez. 70 km. Authentic fishing village but also trendy and glamorous seaside resort and favourite holiday spot for the rich and famous. Fantastic night life, exquisite restaurants, chic boutiques, delightful old quarters, glorious beaches including the famous 5 km-long Plage de Pampelonne.
HOW TO GET THERE:
Low cost flights from UK to Marseille (75mn), Nice (90mn).
Beach: 1 km (Le Mourillon sandy beach), it is best to take the car, there is a large car park by the beach
Restaurants: Lots of restaurants near the beach
Park for children: 1 km
Supermarket: 1 km
Shops: 1 km
Town centre: 1 km
Tennis: 1 km
Hospital: 1 km
Horse riding: 20 km
Golf: 7 km.