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Sanary Sur Mer isn’t for people who get excited about tourism. It’s for people who want to kick back and chill, and occasionally take a walk. Historically, it was known as the place to go for the intellectuals exiled from Germany during the Nazi period. Even Aldoux Huxley wrote the ‘Brave New World’ here. As such, in the 1990s, literary itineraries were unveiled in Sanary Sur Mer, as was a commemorative plaque. At the Le Jardin des Enfantsd'Izieu, you will find a plaque remembering 44 children and their seven teachers who were deported to Auschwitz in 1944.

Sightseeing wise, Sanary has a lovely harbour, with very photogenic fishing boats moored along the prominent points. The town also has a rich history of diving. Check out the markets too – the morning fish market and the Wednesday Weekly Market. Boats can be sailed out to the island of Porquerolles. And then there’s the old town – winding streets and a ‘new’ 16th century square. The Jardin des Oliviers and the JardinExotique - ZOO de Sanary are pleasant tourist attractions too.

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Facts and Stats for Sanary-sur-mer*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sanary-sur-mer

    Know the pollution level of Sanary-sur-mer before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 57.76 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 64.29 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 85.71 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.76 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 70 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 53 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 54.76 (Moderate)
  • Sanary-sur-mer: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sanary-sur-mer for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sanary-sur-mer.

    • Burglary and Theft 56.51 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 60.96 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 64.73 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65.97 (High)
    • Car Stealing 57.53 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65.97 (High)
    • Attacks 59.03 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 74.3 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 54.45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30.14 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 61.64 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.42 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 71.18 (High)
  • Living in Sanary-sur-mer - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sanary-sur-mer is 147.18 (High)

    • Safety Index 37.49 (Low)
    • Climate Index 92.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 64.16 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.4 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.93 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 85.85 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.11 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 91.91 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sanary-sur-mer

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sanary-sur-mer

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.66 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 106.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 119.34 USD

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