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Saint Tropez
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Provence & the Côte d'Azur, France

Saint Tropez

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Saint Tropez

Transformed overnight in the '50s by the arrival of Brigitte Bardot, the former peaceful fishing village was turned into a sizzling jet-set favourite. Tropeziens have thrived on their sexy image ever since: at the Vieux Port, yachts jostle for millionaire moorings, and infinitely more tourists jostle to admire them. But there is a serene side to this village invaded by 60,000 summertime inhabitants and visitors on any given day. In the low season, the St-Tropez of mesmerising quaint beauty and ‘sardine scales glistening like pearls on the cobblestones’ that charmed Guy de Maupassant (1850–93) comes to life. Meander cobbled lanes in the old fishing quarter of La Ponche, sip pastis at a place des Lices cafe, watch old men play pétanque beneath plane trees, or walk in solitary splendour from beach to beach along the coastal path.

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Saint Tropez
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