The vicinity of Sanary-sur-Mer is full with
interesting things to do. If you like biking, walking, hiking,
climbing, swimming, diving, golfing you will feel right at home here.
But even if you are looking for other interesting places to
see, there are lot of things in the close vicinity, as from Sanary
you have access to interesting places in the Provence as well as at
the Cote d'Azur whether you have a car or you wish to travel by
Here are some of our recommendations:
- Bandol (5 min) - A small bathing resort, next
to Sanary. Provides some nice beaches as well a Casino and a
- Le Castellet (10 min) -
In June, the small town shall host the Fomula 1 Grand Prix
tournament. It is on a
woody mountain, surrounded by vineyards has a preserved town
wall and a careful restored church, as well as a castle of which
origins go back into the 11th century.
- Toulon (15 min) - Capital of the local
department, it is notable for its history.
Napoleon had his first military victory here and
the city harbors the second largest war port of France. After the
occupation by Germany in WWII, the French fleet sank itself in the
port, so that it could not be used against France.
- Porquerolles Islands
(40 min) - The largest
of the Hyères Islands, Porquerolles is thin
settled as it used to be a private island. Instead it offers many
pine forests, eucalyptus trees and beautiful beaches to the public. The best way
to explore the island is by bicycle.
- St Tropez - Small port town, which has become
famous through many famous people like Gunter Sachs and Brigitte
Bardot enjoying nightlife there. The port is home for many
- Cannes - Having a mild climate and beautiful
location, Cannes is another important meeting place for the
Jet-Set. Most famous is the Cannes film festival.
- Nice - Metropolis of the French Rivera and
Capital of the Cote d'Azur, Nizza offers a lot of Culture and
Art.If you like to explore further, you can also do day-trips to
the French Alpes, most notably Canyon de
Verdon or Monaco.
The Provence with its beautiful light and invigorating fragrance
of lavender has not only inspired many artists but will certainly
also give you an experience you will never forget.
- Cassis (25 min) - a small fishing port with a
short limestone range in the background. The street between Cassis
and La Ciotat (20 min) is very nice and features
some of the tallest white cliffs in France.
- Marseille (45 min) European capital of
culture 2013 - France second largest
city and important trade port, Marseille is a busy and bustling
city. From Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde you have a
splendid panoramic view of the city, the port and the mountains.
- Aix-en-Provence (45 min) - the old capital of
the Provence has kept a lot of its 17th and 18th century
character, consisting of old mansions, charming squares and lovely
fountains. It is also a bubbling student city. Aix is very famous
for its almond industry, especially the local speciality of
- St-Pillon (25 min) - very nice for hiking.
The mountain, 994m/3261ft high, offers a magnificent panorama from
which you can oversee a wide stretch of land as well as the
Mt. Ventoux in the distance, the
Luberon and the Massif et forêt de la
Ste-Baume, which can recommended for hiking as
Relatively close is also La Ste-Victoire
(30 min) - a limestone range, depicted in more than 60 paintings of
Alternate modes of transport include
buses in front of the house to Bandol, Toulon etc...Also there are
trains from the city center to Marseille, Toulon, Arles, Avignon,
Nice, Hyeres etc ...
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