St. Tropez started out as a sleepy fishing village but was discovered in the late 19th century by artists such as Signac and Matisse for its incredible light. Popularized in the 50s by Hollywood, most notably when Brigitte Bardotâ€™s “And God Created Woman” was filmed here.
Where to eat:
Le Club 55
Relax and have a long lunch at this beach clubâ€™s outdoor dining room which is situated on a terrace enclosed by trees and shaded by white canvas. Enjoy a delicious fresh platter of cruditĂ©s and a glass of rose.
Le Club 55
Plage de Pampelonne
Sandales TropeziennesFor 80 years the Rondini family has been making these legendary gladiator-style leather sandals. The strappy sandals for men, women and children come in all kinds of colors and styles.
16 rue G. Clemenceau
Where to have afternoon glaces and cafĂ©:
This patisserie and salon-de-the is located at the heart of St.
Quai Jean Jaures
Where to use your dancing shoes:
At Hotel Byblosâ€™ Les Caves du Roy night club. The flashy interior is reminiscent of Studio 54 and has been a favorite of the partying crowd since the 70s.
Les Caves du Roy
Avenue Paul Signac
83990 Saint Tropez
In between drinking, eating and dancing:
Check out the Musee de Lâ€™Annonciade for itâ€™s wonderful collection of paintings by artists who brought St. Tropez its initial celebrity. Works by artists connected to St. Tropez (Signac, Matisse, Dufy and Bonnard) are housed here.
MusĂ©e de Lâ€™Annonciade
83990 St. Tropez