"Europe's most beautiful harbor

Les Bateliers de la Côte d’Azur invites you to visit  the port of Toulon and its surroundings. During a one-hour guided tour, you’ll discover the history of Toulon’s harbor. Sandwiched between La Seyne-sur-Mer, Saint-Mandrier and the Grand Dyke, the harbor’s size and history are impressive. Come and discover the unsuspected beauties and secrets of Toulon harbor.

Rade de Toulon, départ Toulon


Come and meet us at Toulon harbour, quai de la Sinse, and board one of our boats for a unique tour of the Toulon roadstead.

The secrets and little stories of this site are breathtaking. You’ll discover a harbour nestling between the Mediterranean Sea and limestone mountains. From the Giens peninsula to that of Saint-Mandrier, via La Seyne-sur-Mer and the famous Tamaris corniche, starting from the port of Toulon, you will discover the military port and its ships, the fortifications used as a defence system, the marine cemetery and many other historical and cultural sites that our staff will be delighted to comment on.

Guided tour lasting approximately 1 hour
departing from Toulon

Boarding I  Quai de la Sinse

Regular departures I Group rates

2023 rates : 16.50 € adult- 11.50 € child(de 4 à 10 years)

Management reserves the right to modify or cancel all or part of these shuttle schedules without notice in the event of adverse weather conditions or for technical reasons.
Cheques, Chèques Vacances and Cartes Bleues accepted. 


Toulon, a city full of history, was called “Port la montagne” during the revolution, due to the Mont Faron that surrounds the city.
You’ll be amazed by the anecdotes of this mythical place. 

A historic harbor

Rade de Toulon, Une rade historique

For many centuries, the Toulon roadstead was used by the Romans and Greeks in ancient times. Thanks to its location, the port of Toulon was highly prized by the kings of France, and soon became France’s leading military port.

The harbor has seen many historic moments, such as the siege of Toulon in 1793 and the Provence landings in 1944. A tour of Toulon’s harbor takes you back through the centuries to the most famous harbor in France.

Spaces and buildings to discover

Rade de Toulon à découvrir

There are many places to discover, including Fort Balaguier and Fort de l’Eguillette in La Seyne sur mer. But also the villa Tamaris Pacha overlooking the corniche of Tamaris, a former 19th-century seaside resort. The famous Tamaris mussel and oyster beds, buildings designed by the architect Fernand Pouillon, not to mention the Tour Royal and the large dike built by convicts.

Come aboard with the Bateliers de la Côte d’Azur, and discover the unique and historic places of this harbor. 

Toulon's harbour also means

A visit to the harbour of Toulon cannot be summed up as a simple historical visit,
in fact the Bateliers de la Côte d’Azur also let you discover : 

A military port

Rade de Toulon, un port militaire

As France’s leading military port, Toulon harbour is home to part of the French fleet.

Famous French Navy warships such as the aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle can be seen on your visit. 

An original visit

Rade de Toulon, une visite inédite

A visit to Les Bateliers de la Côte d’Azur is the only way to see the Toulon harbour. You can admire all the beauty of the harbour from our boats.

Thanks to the explanations provided during your visit, the port of Toulon will no longer hold any secrets for you.

Towns in the harbour

Villes de la rade de Toulon

Discover everything you’ll see in the 3 towns around Toulon harbour. You’ll see the buildings in detail, their stories, anecdotes and breathtaking panoramas.
Finally, you can take a look at the seawall. This famous breakwater protects the small harbour from the easterly wind and is around 1.2 km long.

Our boats and shuttles

Our company takes you on an incredible tour of Toulon’s harbour.

Les bateaux des bateliers de la côte d'azur

The advantages of our shipping company

The tour we offer is accessible to all. What’s more, the tour of Toulon’s harbour is accompanied by high-quality commentary and explanations to make your adventure as rewarding as possible. 

Access to our piers

From Toulon:
Boarding takes place on the Quai de la Sinse in Toulon harbour.

Des passionnés de la mer à votre service

Our maritime company offers you its services to transport you into the history of Toulon and share an enriching moment with you.

Toulon harbour has many secrets for you to discover during your visit.

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Enfants (4-10 ans)

Enfants (- de 4 ans)

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