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Sanary-sur-Mer

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var

Sanary-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Var
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Authentic fishing port of the coast of Provence, Sanary enjoys a privileged location: 12 km from Toulon, 55 km from Marseilles, 35 km from Hyères Airport, 75 km from Marseille airport ( Marignane) output Sanary / Bandol highway.

San Nari is the Provencal name of St. Nazaire, a Roman martyr of the first century AD, which was devoted to the Middle Ages a place of worship on the territory of present Sanary. Hamlet on the edge of the Mediterranean, sheltered by the stately tower built in 1300, Saint-Nazaire took off in the 16th century.

The port of Sanary is recognized as one of the most typical and authentic of the French Mediterranean coast. Ancient natural harbor, located in the heart of the city, it celebrates a hundred boats heritage, the oldest dating from 1895, including the famous "sharp" Provencal.

Sanary has always housed a fleet of fishermen. Fishing activities have had their heyday in the early 20th century. Fishermen bring their daily fish they sell in the port. One can also enjoy the Provencal specialties like bouillabaisse and aioli with the local fisheries.

Village facing the sea, Sanary was also home of the biggest names of German culture: Thomas Mann, Heinrich Mann, Klaus Mann, Erika Mann, Lion Feuchtwanger, Arnold Zweig, Franz Hessel ... Sanary-sur-Mer have resided between 1933 and 1942.

The esplanade of the sea, lighthouses, piers ... so many rides that offer picturesque views of the harbor and the village.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySanary-sur-Mer
Postcode83110
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Latitude43.1180210 (N 43° 7’ 5”)
Longitude5.8014350 (E 5° 48’ 5”)
Surface area19.24 km²
Population16070 inhabitants
Density835 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulon (12.2 km, 14 min)
Insee code83123
IntercommunalityCC du Sud Sainte Baume
DepartmentVar
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Six-Fours-les-Plages4.3 km (9 min)
Ollioules5.6 km (10 min)
Bandol5.7 km (11 min)
Tamaris-sur-Mer7.4 km (14 min)
La Seyne-sur-Mer8 km (17 min)
Les Sablettes8 km (17 min)
Évenos10.9 km (19 min)
Toulon12.3 km (15 min)
La Cadière-d'Azur12.6 km (16 min)
Le Castellet13.2 km (19 min)
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer13.5 km (20 min)
Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer13.9 km (26 min)
Le Beausset14.5 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

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Port of Sanary
Port of Sanary
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Galli Theater
Galli Theater
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Zoo Sanary
Zoo Sanary
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Sanary-sur-Mer beach side
Sanary-sur-Mer beach side
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Massif Big Brain
Massif Big Brain
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St. Nazaire
St. Nazaire
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Sharp Sanary
Sharp Sanary
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Market Sanary
Market Sanary
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Tour Romane
Tour Romane
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Museum Dumas
Museum Dumas
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Trail Submarine
Trail Submarine
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Sanary-sur-Mer, night market
Sanary-sur-Mer, night market
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Range of Gorguette
Range of Gorguette
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Lido Beach
Lido Beach
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Beach Portissol
Beach Portissol
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Weather

Tuesday 30 june
Min. 17°C - Max. 27°C
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Wednesday 1 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 28°C
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Thursday 2 july
Min. 19°C - Max. 29°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Exhibition at a designers’ workshop
CraftsFreeSanary-sur-Mer
Island diving and underwater exploration
Sports sensations45 € Bandol (4.3 km)
Bespoke cruise on a live-in sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors350 € to 4050 € Six-Fours-les-Plages (4.7 km)
Electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 25 € Hyères (27 km)
Paintball for all on a large woodland site
Entertainment30 € to 40 € Aubagne (29 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Gaou Island
HikeEasy1h00Six-Fours-les-Plages (4.1 km)
Route des Crêtes clifftop road and Cap Canaille
Car itineraryEasy1h30Cassis (24 km)
Caramy Gorges
HikeEasy3h00Tourves (34 km)
Saint-Probace Chapel
HikeEasy2h00Tourves (34 km)
Sainte-Victoire Mountain - Saint-Ser Chapel
HikeEasy1h30Puyloubier (46 km)

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