Sanary-Sur-Mer is a town located in the Var department in the Provence Cote d’Azur area. It is bounded to the east by the Italian border, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, to the north by Rhone-Alpes , and to the west by Languedoc-Roussillon , with the Rhône river marking its westernmost border.
Sanary-Sur-Mer is easily accessible. By car, take the A8 “La Provencale”, then the A52 towards Toulon. Finally, take the A50 towards Toulon and take the exit 12 “Bandol/Sanary-sur-Mer”. By train, there are direct trains from Paris to Marseille and the Ollioulles-Sanary train station is only 5 minutes away from Sanary. Finally, there are direct flights from London to Toulon or Marseille. Toulon-Hyeres Airport and Marseille Provence Airport are only 40 minutes away from Sanary-sur-Mer.
With a rich history, this seaside resort was occupied by Romans and Greeks. Located between Six-Four-Les-Plages and Bandol, Sanary-Sur-Mer offers a beautiful picturesque marina and amazing fine sandy beaches (Portissol beach, Gorguette beach…) where you can enjoy the pleasures of water sports such as scuba-diving with outstanding ocean floors. Facing Sanary-Sur-Mer is the Embiez Island. Without cars on the roads or tourists, this place is a dream island with amazing natural views. With 280 sunny days a year, this town is a prized destination with an authentic Provencal atmosphere. Always lively, the piers of the marina propose lots of restaurants. The streets of the town offer beautiful views ontypical Provencal houses. Like a traditional Provencal town, Sanary-Sur-Mer offers daily traditional markets, each morning and all amenities including numerous shops, bakeries, schools and restaurants.
Located on the seaside of the Mediterranean coast, Sanary-Sur-Mer offers local specialties, characterised by Provencal flavours. Olive oil is one of the main components of this typical cuisine with a major symbol of the area, the Herbes de Provence, which is a mix of dried herbs (mainly composed with Savoury, Fennel, Basil and Thyme flowers). These components are the basis of recipes such as Soupe au Pistou, Anchoïade, Tapenade, or Aioli. Sweet flavours can also be found in Provencal cuisine with honey made from lavender, rosemary or strawberry. The area is finally well-known for its prestigious red wines and rosé. The famous Bandol Rosé is the oldest AOC (“controlled designation of origin) wine of France.
A few restaurants
- Le Bard’ô – Plage de Portissol – 83110 Sanary-Sur-Mer – 04 94 88 42 56 – 15 to 30€
- L’Esplanade – Boulevard d’Estienne D’Orves – 83110 Sanary-Sur-Mer – 04 94 74 08 56 – 35€ to 42€
- Le Cabanon – Plage De Portissol – 83110 Sanary-sur-mer – 04 94 74 64 17 – 22€.
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