Getting Around

At 1 hour by motorway from the large city of Marseille and just 15 minutes from Toulon by ferryboat, IMS Shipyard benefits from the peaceful style of living of a familial seaside resort and all the energy of large cities.

For long term stays, crews have access to a varied offer for accommodation, food and entertainment: sport (diving, kitesurf, kayak, tennis, karting on the Castellet F1 circuit etc.), cinemas, shopping, restaurants, nightclubs, tourism in Provence (wine tasting, hiking) etc.


RCT – Rugby Club Toulonnais / Passion

European and French champion in 2014, a historic double win for the RCT! IMS Shipyard is an official partner of the RCT and will welcome you in its VIP box for fantastic matches with the best rugby players in the world, including English, Scottish and Irish…

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Wine tasting

Château de Pibarnon - La Cadière d’Azur / Gastronomy

In the prestigious Bandol region, a visit to château de Pibarnon is a must. The teams from IMS will give you the best advice to create your own special wine itinerary in Provence.

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Golf de Frégate Provence

St Cyr | SPORT

Located 30 km from the shipyard, the Frégate golf course with its panoramic view over the Mediterranean See is recognised as one of the best golf courses in Europe.

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Scuba diving

Port Cros national nature park - Porquerolles / Discovery

Come and discover the beauty of the underwater landscapes around the island of Porquerolles. More than 20 diving and wreck spots and for divers of all abilities.

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Hyères - L’Almanarre / Sport

Among all possibilities available close to IMS Shipyard, Almanarre with over 5 km of beaches and regular winds is an excellent kitesurf spot.

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Sensation Ski

Les Orres / Outdoors

IMS Shipyard is just 3 hours from the nearest ski resorts in the south of the Alps. Vars, Risoul, Les Orres… all offer fantastic ski slopes, snow parks and plenty of winter activities.

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