Mythical seaside resort, Saint-Tropez still remains a must when you are vacationing in the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region.
From Saint-Tropez we know the policeman (thanks to the film by Jean Girault and Louis de Funès), the jet set and his yachts and the trap of Brigitte Bardot. In fact, the pretty common Var is still a little all that. At the same time, a fishing village bathed by the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea where tourists from France or the whole world immerse themselves in Provencal authenticity. And at the same time, a hotbed of celebration especially during the summer. Because, several decades after the stars of the New Wave has established their headquarters, Saint-Trop 'many inveterate revelers still meet every summer in bars and nightclubs.
While in the famous city, walk - on foot or by scooter - in the historic center and its protected citadel. Do not miss the church Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption and especially its bell tower of the seventeenth century color Siena. Lose yourself in its alleys of the old city, nestled in the ocher walls you will find forty ex-voto and urban oratories. Still in the ecclesiastical register, erected on Mount Pécoulet in the seventeenth century, the Sainte-Anne chapel offers a living testimony of Provençal architecture with its clean lines.
To fully enjoy the charms of Saint-Tropez life, go for a walk in the morning on the market side under the plane trees of the Place des Lices. In bling-bling mood, after admiring the yachts moored in the harbor, go to Sénéquier. the luxury coffee brewery. A little hungry in the afternoon? Taste the tropezian pie. Invented in 1953 by Alexandre Micka, this kind of brioche, and creamy cream, sprinkled with grains of sugar will delight lovers of sweets. And in the afternoon, put on the famous leather Saint Tropez sandals (the most famous houses being K. Jacques and Rondini) to go to the beach in Pampelonne - only 15 minutes from the center.
Saint-Trop ', the city of stars, has lost none of its appeal and still seduces holidaymakers. So, do you, do you Saint-Tropez?