About: Saint Tropez
Saint Tropez is located midway along the French Riviera coast and has become the shopping capital of the Riviera with its shops open 7 days a week during the summer. Shopping in Saint Tropez includes the biggest fashion brands from around the world as well as the best local artisans. The city is also the top port in the Riviera for the rich and famous. You don't need to be rich and famous to enjoy St. Tropez, there are plenty of vacation rental apartments to meet all budgets.
The history of city of Saint Tropez is certainly deeper than its recent popularity with the rich and famous. Its name comes from the monks of the Abbey of Saint-Victor in Marseilles, who owned the peninsula in the eleventh century and named it “San Torpes”. Through the years the city developed as a fishing village and market town.
Famous sites worth visiting in the city include, Place des Lices (the market square), The Citadel, the vieux port, Musée de l'Annonciade (one of the finest museums of painting and sculpture from the early twentieth century). In addition to the historic sites the city has six beaches along its twelve miles of coastline.
With so much to offer in Saint Tropez, it is a great stop on your tour of the South of France. There are a wide range of vacation rental apartments from townhouses to studios within a short distance of all that Saint Tropez has to offer.
Neighborhoods > South of France
• Provence: Aix en Provence, Avignon, Marseille, Saint Rémy de Provence, Arles
• French Riviera: Antibes, Cannes, Grasse, Nice, Saint Tropez, Vence, Villefranche Sur Mer
• French Alps
• Montpellier Region: Montpellier