What is so special about St Tropez?
Saint-Tropez is one of the best places to visit in France to experience the glamour and beauty of the French Riviera. This sun-drenched resort town offers gorgeous sandy beaches and exclusive beach clubs along with a delightful historic village.
Is Saint Tropez worth visiting?
The port of Saint Tropez is full of tiny fishing boats, yachts, colorful houses and, of course, many chic cafés, so it is definitely worth visiting it. Sitting in one of the cafes at Saint Tropez harbor and simply people-watch can be quite an experience!
Does St Tropez have a beach?
The most notable St Tropez beaches are Tahiti plage on the southern side of Saint Tropez and the world famous Nikki beach which is located in the bay of Pampelonne, close to Saint Tropez.
The nearest airport to St Tropez is Toulon-Hyères (toulon-hyeres.aeroport.fr), which is 50 minutes away.
TLE recommended hotels: If you want to go classic Saint Tropez, Hotel Byblos is the most famous establishment in town. This legendary 5-star hotel offers the magic and timelessness that the area is renowned for, plus it's nightlife is unrivalled.
In 1956, Roger Vadim's movie "And God created woman", starring French actress Brigitte Bardot and shot on the beach of Pampelonne, established the reputation of St Tropez in France and throughout the world. The success of the movie brought the tiny village to international fame.
We recommend you apply a St. Tropez Self Tan product to the lighter areas with a cotton bud and allow to dry. Leave for at least 8 hours and then wash away the guide color. If the tan is not dark enough repeat the process.
Thankfully the beaches around Saint Tropez are mainly blue, excellent, with only a few areas where the water quality drops to good, meaning that we can swim in peace, enjoying the calm and clear waters of the Mediterranean.
Tropezian beaches are located along the coast in the Baie de Pampelonne, which lies south of Saint-Tropez and east of Ramatuelle.
Cost of Living in Saint-Tropez
|Domestic Beer (1 pint draught)||3.92€|
|Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle)||4.36€|
|Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle)||2.67€|
Cannes is known mostly for its glamorous and fashionable film festival, while Saint Tropez is the go-to spot for chic jet setters. Cannes is known mostly for its glamorous and fashionable film festival, while Saint Tropez is the go-to spot for chic jet setters.