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Island in Sanary-sur-Mer

Île des Embiez

Not content with owning just one island (Bendor), in 1958 Paul Ricard also bought the largest of the Embiez archipelago, 1km off the Presqu’île du Cap Sicié between Sanary-sur-Mer and Toulon. It is home to the Insti…
Research Center in Sanary-sur-Mer

Institut Océanographique Paul Ricard

This research institute on the Île des Embiez, dedicated to understanding and conserving the Mediterranean's marine environment, has a small aquarium to wander through, and some unusual species to see in the flesh. …
Mediterranean in Sanary-sur-Mer

Le Bard’ô

Just west of Sanary, on Portissol beach, this seafront restaurant/club is perfect for everything from leisurely coffees and delicious meals to late-night DJs and live music. The lunch menu is a bargain but available…