By taking public transport…
With the 1-day cableway subscription, the Mistral network, the public transport network of the Toulouse urban area, offers you a title that combines bus, boat, and cable car.
It is line 40 (Mas du Faron or Super Toulon / La Barre) which will give you direct access to the cable car. For the purchase of your titles and timetables and stops, information on the website
www.reseaumistral.com or at 04 94 03 87 03
(Sold to the agencies of the Mistral network, the tourist offices of Toulon, Le Pradet and Les Sablettes).
A site to discover or rediscover …
|The Mont Faron (Faro in Provençal) dominates with its 584 meters of the most beautiful white limestone roads of Europe. Far from being the culminating point, it remains none the less famous (Faron, Coudon, Caume, Baou of the Four Oures, Big Brain). Stretching at its feet, Toulon and the harbor, the coast of the Îles d’Or at La Ciotat, the Mediterranean as far as the eye can see.|
|Toulon harbor was surrounded from the XVI th century a defense system to protect its maritime and land access as and as offensive artillery lengthened its reach. On Mount Faron, nine forts watch over the harbor: Fort St-Antoine, the Ubac tower, the Beaumont Tower, the Sanctuary (formerly a powder magazine), the Leydet entrenchment, the Central Barracks, Croix-Faron, the Impluvium and Fort Faron. The Beaumont Tower was built in 1845 to defend and supervise the harbor. It is now housed in Memorial Museum of Allied Docking in August 1944.|
|A true haven of peace, this unique and preserved site offers a wide variety of outdoor activities: Alpine hiking, GR, mountain biking, on two loops prepared for young and old, and climbing for athletes of all levels. Possibility to climb the mountain bike cable car. Parking and picnic and play areas.|
GPS coordinates: 43.137424,5.934334
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