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how far from train station to town area

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how far from train station to town area

We are on a cruise ship which is docking in Toulon in Nov. and we were looking to catch the train to Hyeres, how much walking would be involved to see all areas of Hyeres, and any suggestions as to must see places as our time will be limited.

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1. Re: how far from train station to town area

It is 10 to 15 minutes walk from the train station to the historical centre of the town. Hyeres is quite small so you'll have no problems to walk it through in a couple of hours. You may also climb to the hill with the remnants of the medieval castle. From there there is a fantastic view on Hyeres and the Hyeres islands.

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There is a very limited train service ter-sncf.com/Images/Paca/Tridion/FH01-Marsei…

The bus is much more frequent and arrives in the centre of Hyeres, though it does take much longer - click 29 and 39 on reseaumistral.com/horaires_ligne/index.asp…

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Hyeres is a very spread out sort of place. The town centre is about 15 minutes' walk up a gentle-ish slope. It's on the edge of the mediaeval bit. Then beyond and behind the town centre, the old town stretches up a steep hill. If you go far enough, right to the top there is a lovely garden and the Villa Noailles and above that a ruined castle - I'm not sure how accessible that is, it is a couple of years since I went up there. One way to do it would be taxi from the station up to the Villa Noailles then walk down through the gardens and see the old town that way.

Then there's the rest. Hyeres is set very slightly inland, with the Giens peninsula running from the south of it to the Tour

Fondue, from which you can get boats to Porquerolles, the idyllic island off the end. Boat trip about 20-30 minutes and you're in heaven. White sand beaches, pine trees, no traffic. There are buses along the peninsula which is five miles long so not for walking unless you are VERY keen.

Here's the timetable for the bus 67 that goes from the station to Hyeres town centre one direction and the Tour Fondue in the other. http://www.sodetrav.fr/pdf/67.pdf I would check when you arrive that this timetable is correct - it may have changed by then.

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