SAINT TROPEZ

Saint-Tropez Authentic and festive village

The fisherman’s harbour of Saint Tropez is definitely one of the best known places of the entire Côte d'Azur. The town, famous for Brigitte Bardot, is nowadays one of the most popular spots for the jet set and the nightlife, but despite that, it remains a Provençal.

The Commune of Saint-Tropez, 38km from the campsite, is indeed one of the best destinations in the PACA region, it represents an opportunity for the whole family to enjoy the beautiful fine sandy beaches, taste the various local specialities, discover an exceptional and authentic city and unwind to the rhythm of the music during the evenings. Located in the Var Department, it stands out from the other municipalities in the region by its famous fishing port.

Although this former fishing village is particularly quiet in autumn and spring, it is one of the most lively cities during the summer holidays. Several activities take place there and the port then becomes a festive place where luxury yachts and sailboats belonging to various celebrities moor there, giving an even more spectacular side to the setting.

Thanks to its kilometres of coastline, composed of magnificent beaches and fresh, clear waters, water sports are particularly interesting. So, whether you want to windsurf, towed buoys, water skiing, or simply learn to surf, the beaches will allow you to fully enjoy your favourite activities. A relaxing day with the whole family to sunbathe under the Mediterranean sun is also possible on the fine sands of the beaches of Bouillabaisse, Ponche, Moutte, Graniers, Salins and Canoubiers.

Although it is always pleasant to spend time at the beach, other activities are also possible such as hiking along the customs path for example, or walking along the coastal path to enjoy the magnificent view of the surroundings.

If you wish to learn more about the history of Saint-Tropez, you can take part in the various guided tours that tour the historic sites and heritages of the town. Among the most famous heritages is the Citadel, which dates back to the 17th century and has been one of the city's historic monuments since 1995. We can also mention the religious heritage such as the church of Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption and the Chapelle Sainte-Anne, the Lighthouse of Saint-Tropez, as well as the natural sites such as the Pointe de Rabiou and the Cap de Saint-Tropez.

During your evenings, a stroll through the old port and a short visit to the local restaurants, to taste the fine dishes prepared by the best chefs in the region, will relax you after a busy day.

Festive events are also frequent in Saint-Tropez. Thus, by organizing your program well, you may have the chance to attend or even participate in the Armen festival in March, the international photography grand prix in May, the princess rally in June, the Citadel evenings in July, the Château de la Moutte Nights festival in August, as well as the Voiles de Saint-Tropez, held in October for water sports and sailing fans.

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