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 St Tropez and its Hinterland

That's nearly 50 years ago, that the naked body of Bridget Bardot was lying on the golden sand of the Pampelonna Bay. At that time, the fame of both the little town of St Tropez and the one of Roger Vadim, the film maker of "And God created woman", boomed amazingly.

If we except the crazily crowded summer months, St Tropez still looks like the little Provençal village, it never ceased to be. To wander in its narrow streets is a real happiness. The pier at first, in the shade of the big yachts, where people stil secretly hope to glance at a movie star face, then the "Sènequier " café, its terrace, a good place from where to watch, and the pastry shop side showing some delicious specialties : the famous Tropezian pie (soft creamy cake), candied fruits and chestnut sweets. Finally, the little fish fruit and vegetable markets, the "Ponche" section and the red and yellow campanile against the deep blue sky ; the bust of the saint, that didnt think he would become so famous one day, is still in the church. If time is left, people can go for shopping and watch the Pétanque players arguing on Place des Lices.

This is a good hour walking tour, that can eventually include a visit of the Annonciade museum : an exceptionnally homogeneous collection of mainly Neo-Impressionist works. Paintings by great masters like Matisse, Bonnard, Seurat, Signac, Van Dongen… to name but a few ! What a light in these works, that represent sometimes St Tropez as it used to be at the beginning of the XXth century, a little sleeping village immersed in its countryside, the wild and densely wooded range of the Maures mountains ; a whole bunch of hill-perched villages : Gassin, one of the best panoramic spots, Ramatuelle, former Sarazin fortress, Grimaud and its ruined castle... all can be visited, and we can add the lake-village of Port-Grimaud, an absolute "Provençal Venice", a few prestigious viniards, such as Château Minuty, Bertaud-Belieu… So much to see in such a little area.

Let's not forget, a 40' drive only from St Tropez, the wine country of les Arcs with more vineyards like Château Ste Roseline, Château St Martin, Château de Berne, Château de Selle… and, of course, the so-called "Maison des Vins" (literally translated by House of the Wines), the place where to be taught by a wine expert how to better appreciate and understand French wines.

The tour specialists, that we are, will be delighted in helping you to harmonize your choices to build a well-balanced product, either a half-day tour (maximum duration is 4 hours comprised between 8.00 am and 12.00) or a full-day one (maximum duration is 9 hours comprised between 8.00 am and 7.00 pm) .

Conditions :

As we are tour specialists, our goal is to help you harmonize your choices to build a well-balanced product. Tours and transfers can be created to suit any timetable.

Standard duration :

Half-day service - maximum duration is 4 hours comprised between 8.00 am and 7.00 pm. Above this package, additionnal hours are billed.

Full-day service - maximum duration is 9 hours comprised between 8.00 am and 7.00 pm. Above this package, additionnal hours are billed.

 Evening service - maximum duration is 5 hours comprised between 7.00 pm and midnight. After midnight, additionnal hours are billed.

For a precise, detailed and personalized timing, don't hesitate! Contact us!

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