All over the world, this commercial and fishing port, which enjoyed great prosperity in the 17th and 18th centuries, but which nothing had predisposed to its new vocation as the jet-set capital, has become a myth. From its foundation to the 21st century, the history of Saint-Tropez is first and foremost linked to the sea. A former commercial and fishing port, the city is now a meeting place for stars and showbiz celebrities. But, a tourist guide on Saint-Tropez will tell you about it, you shouldn't stop at this image alone. The city has many points of interest to see or visit: the old town, built from the end of the 15th century, with its numerous chapels and oratories (notably the Sainte-Anne chapel), the port, with its terraces of large cafés and luxurious yachts swinging at the quay, the onecitadelle, built on the order of Henri IV, outside the walls, to house a reinforcement garrison likely to come to the rescue of the city in the event of a siege and which houses a museum of maritime history, the marine cemetery where the graves of old families of sailors, long-distance captains, shipowners, shipbuilders or traders, but also famous artists can be found... Finally, Saint-Tropez is also a city of vines and olive oil where there are many possibilities for shopping. Do not hesitate to come and visit Saint-Tropez, a pretty Provençal city and the setting of the mythical And God... created the woman, who propelled Brigitte Bardot, the city's muse, to the forefront.

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When to go to Saint Tropez?

When to go to Saint-Tropez? Unless you want to get close to European and American stars at all costs, the two best times to discover Saint-Tropez are undoubtedly spring and autumn, which corresponds to the low season. Hotel and restaurant rates are relatively lower than in summer during this period and beaches are less frequented. As for the climate, it is ideal, warm but not too hot, and you can often swim from spring to late November in autumn. The high tourist season is of course summer, July and August, the roads are crowded and the prices, rather high in Saint-Tropez all year round, become really prohibitive. Remember to book well in advance: there are many French and foreign tourists there!

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Les chefs à Saint-Tropez fêtent les producteurs

From April 23rd to 26th in Saint-Tropez, there will be a big party, where grateful chefs will pay tribute to the region's producers. An event to thank and salute those who offer them daily the products of the land, which they will then sublimate in their dishes. A beautiful plate would be nothing without the work and passion of the producer, without the sensitivity and respect for the environment of these "creators of emotions". According to ...

Var : ne manquez pas la quatrième édition des Délices sonores !

On Thursday, August 09, Les Délices sonores will blow out their fourth candle in Saint-Tropez, 1, montée de la Citadelle. From 7pm to 2am, several DJs travel to the Var to party with the spectators. On the agenda this year: Kavinsky, The Supermen Lovers, FDVM, Rémy Baldo, Jo Martin's and Thomas Villard. In addition to the international artists who are invited for this experience, the place is breathtaking: on the heights of Saint-Tropez, ...

Les 10 destinations favorites des célébrités en été

Paparazzi in the making, are you looking for a destination where you can share your holiday photos with the most popular stars? Between sunbathing, swimming and relaxing in the sun, the celebrities' schedules are paused for a few days between July and August, but not just anywhere or anyhow! From Saint-Tropez to Saint-Barthélémy via the Balearics, they often choose to reside on a yacht, in a luxury hotel or even in their second home! For a ...

Du lundi 18 au dimanche 24 juin, le château de la Messardière à Saint-Tropez fête le Rosé

Rosé Day, an event that is being held for the very first time this year in Provence and around the world. June 22nd will mark its official day, but it is the whole week that the estate celebrates it. For the occasion, chef Alain Lamaison offers creative and gourmet menus every evening starting at 70€. The rosé is offered to the restaurant l'Acacia to celebrate this first Rosé Day with dignity. A great opportunity to discover the sublime ...

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