Café Sud (12 rue Étienne Berny, Saint-Tropez) – this restaurant near the port area serves a variety of French & Italian dishes, especially seafood ítems, such as fish risotto. That, along with vegetarian dishes.
Café de Paris (Le Port, Saint-Tropez) – opened in the 1930s, this trendy café by Saint-Tropez’s harbor area serves foie gras terrine, beef fillet steaks, steak tartare, and sandwiches. That, as well as also having a sushi bar, and lighter options such as tofu, organic chicken fillets, and steamed vegetables. No doubt, since this is […]
Auberg des Maures (4 rue Docteur Boutin, Saint-Tropez) – located in the old part of town, this is perhaps one of the more popular restaurants in Saint Tropez (since it attracts some celebrities and artists). The artistic interior décor, and fine tables and chair are status symbols in their own right. Like some of its […]
Auberge de l’Oumède (Chemin de l’Oumede, Saint-Tropez) – this restaurant is part of a hotel of the same name. Given the location, its focus is on local Provençal specialties. Entrées include fresh grilled fish, a savory tomato fondue, and a delicious chocolate dessert tart complemented with a zest of orange. Diners are also treated to […]
Rental Cars – Here is a list of car rental agencies in Saint Tropez: Avis: +33 4 94 97 03 10 Europcar: +33 4 94 97 15 41 Hertz: +33 4 94 55 83 00 National/Citer: +33 4 94 97 15 41 Sixt: +33 820 00 74 98
Taxis – given that the nearest airport to Saint-Tropez is Toulon-Hyères (www.toulon-hyeres.aeroport.fr), which is 50 minutes away, travelers can take a taxi from there to town for around €130 one way. Other international travelers will likely arrive from Nice –Côte d’Azur airport, a 90-minute ride, which of course means an even pricier taxi ride to […]
BOAT TO SAINT-TROPEZ – a ferry boat service called Trans Côte d’Azur can take travelers from Nice harbor into Saint-Tropez. See its website for the current schedule and pricing: www.trans-cote-azur.com Another boat service, Les Bateaux Verts (Green Boats) will take passengers from other parts of the French Riviera, such as Port Grimaud, Les Issambres, Les […]
Citadelle (rue de la Citadelle, Saint-Tropez) – this is a 16th century fort that commands a great view of the town. . Within the fort is a large naval museum, where visitors can discover famous Saint-Tropez heroes such as the Bailli de Suffren, the General Allard or Hyppolite Bouchard as well as thousands of anonymous […]
Tour du Portalet (La Ponche, Saint-Tropez) – located on the west end of Saint-Tropez’s old port (Vieux Port), this is a watch tower that dates from the 14th century.
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 […]