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.