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Six Fours les Plages

A seaside resort on the French Riviera near Toulon

Six Fours les PlagesSix Fours les Plages, between Sanary-sur-Mer and Toulon, a town east of the French Riviera, which brings together many strengths. Its jagged coast, the clear waters, you allow all nautical pleasures of surfing the kite-surfing, via sailing or scuba diving. It is a preferred destination for tourists, with all around the city countless opportunities for walks on the seafront, or hiking in the hills of Provence !

Overlooking the town, you notice immediately Fort Six Fours which is used as a military centre listening to the Mediterranean area. Beside him, the Saint-Pierre date of the eleventh century.
Sicié Cape, west of which there are the archipelago Embiez and the fishing village of Brusc, is a breakthrough in the sea known for its wild and its marine environment. On the top is built the chapel of Our Lady of May, or Guard, which is home to many ex-voto.

Batterie du Cap NègreBuilt on a rocky peak that juts into the sea, Battery of Cap Negre is a military structure which houses a center dedicated to the maritime industry and the local military past of this ancient fortification. Some kiosks provide many insights into the history of the Battery, defending the coast, sailing in the Mediterranean and the French navy.

To the south of the town of Six Fours, Le Brusc is a hamlet of fishermen and a famous summer resort. The Brusc is separated from the open sea by the lagoon of Brusc and Embiez archipelago.

The island of Embiez belongs to the heirs of Paul Ricard since 1958 and is at a distance of 1km of Six-Fours-les-Plages. The Port-Saint-Pierre is easily reachable from Brusc, patrol boats and ferry-boat, or wading since the peninsula Gaou. The island is home to the Fort Saint-Pierre and Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute, which you can visit the aquarium. The Phare du Grand Rouveau, always in the archipelago Embiez, on the island of Grand Rouveau, is also part of the town of Six-Fours-les-Plages. He said the anchorage Brusc and entry ports of Bandol.

Pictures of Six Fours les Plages

Six Fours les Plages (Port de la Coudoulière) Cap Nègre Batterie du Cap Nègre Six Fours vu du Cap Nègre Le Brusc Six Fours et Sanary sur Mer

Around Six Fours les Plages

Bandol - Sanary sur Mer - Toulon - Calanques - Marseille - Cassis - La Ciotat - Carqueiranne - Giens - Hyères - Porquerolles - Port-Cros - Ile du Levant - Bormes les Mimosas - Le Lavandou - Cavalaire - Ramatuelle

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