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Sanary-sur-Mer

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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
Population16295 inhabitants
Density846 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulon (12.2 km, 14 min)
Insee code83123
IntercommunalityCA Sud Sainte Baume
DepartmentVar
TerritoryFrench Riviera, Provence
RegionProvence-Alps-French Riviera

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)
Le Revest-les-Eaux17.4 km (27 min)

Things to see and do

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Small Port of Sanary
Small Port of Sanary
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Theater Galli
Theater Galli
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Zoo of Sanary
Zoo of Sanary
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Beach of Portissol
Beach of Portissol
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Sanary-sur-Mer, beach side
Sanary-sur-Mer, beach side
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Riding school
Riding school
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Beach of Bonnegrace
Beach of Bonnegrace
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Massif du Gros Cerveau
Massif du Gros Cerveau
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Port of Sanary
Port of Sanary
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Church of Saint-Nazaire
Church of Saint-Nazaire
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Point of Sanary
Point of Sanary
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Market of Sanary
Market of Sanary
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Romance Tower
Romance Tower
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The Dumas Museum
The Dumas Museum
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Submarine trail
Submarine trail
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Sanary-sur-Mer, night market
Sanary-sur-Mer, night market
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Beach of the Gorguette
Beach of the Gorguette
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Beach of the Lido
Beach of the Lido
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Weather

Sunday 28 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 25°C
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Monday 29 may
Min. 17°C - Max. 24°C
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Tuesday 30 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 23°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bespoke cruise on a live-in sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors120 € to 1500 € Six-Fours-les-Plages (4.7 km)
Sailboat cruise with skipper on the Mediterranean
Nature and the great outdoors85 € to 840 € Toulon (10.7 km)
Electric mountain biking in Calanques National Park
Sports sensations23 € to 45 € Cassis (25 km)
Electric bike hire
Nature and the great outdoors18 € to 125 € Hyères (27 km)
Day on the sea on a big catamaran
Sports sensations90 € to 160 € Hyères (30 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Gaou Island
HikeEasy1h00Six-Fours-les-Plages (4.1 km)
Soft path
Village visitEasy1h00La Ciotat (17.1 km)
Route des Crêtes clifftop road and Cap Canaille
Car itineraryEasy1h30Cassis (24 km)
Caramy Gorges
HikeEasy4h00Tourves (34 km)
Saint-Probace Chapel
HikeEasy2h00Tourves (34 km)

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