Sanary-sur-mer has been a refuge for many German and Austrian intellectuals and artists between the 1st and 2nd World wars. Other foreign intellectuals have reside in Sanary-sur-mer, among them A. Huxley who wrote “A Brave New World” in Sanary-sur-mer (La Gorgette district) in summer 1932.
Marseille City of Culture 2013 Diving Into History of Provence Coast
Provence region is rich in history. From the Roman and Greek empires settlements to the 2nd World War battles and the liberation of Provence by the allied troops, each town has a rich history to share.