Tomb of Emile Olivier

Tomb of Emile Olivier (north end of Plage des Salins, Saint-Tropez) — on a rock jutting out to sea, is the Tomb of Émile Olivier (1825-1913), who served as first minister to Napoleon III until his exile in 1870. Olivier’s 17-volume L’Empire Libéral is preserved in the library of Château La Moutte, his former home on Cap des Salins. Olivier’s sea-facing tomb looks out towards La Tête de Chien (Dog’s Head), named after the legendary dog who refrained from eating St Torpes’ remains.