It was 60 years ago that the French cinema siren Brigitte Bardot bought a house in Saint-Tropez and transformed the city from a quiet fishing village into one of the most famous Mediterranean seaside resorts in Europe.
Bohemian artists who came for the special quality of light were soon replaced by the world's richest holiday makers, who moored their yachts in the harbor and partyed on the soft sand of Pampelonne beach.
In the old village a fisherman's house will soon cost more than a million and for an apartment of 50 m2 you will pay at least € 500 K. It is a village with two extremes: crazy about people and busy market squares in the summer and cool and quiet in the winter, but the breathtaking prices never change in Saint-Tropez.
For intriguing yet cheaper southern France beauty, travel just 10 miles further and find an apartment for € 160k. So you can certainly buy your dream stay cheaper and still stay in the same beautiful region.
It is a town of two extremes: crazy with people and busy market squares in summer and chilly and quiet in the winter, but the eye-watering prices never change in Saint-Tropez. For intriguing yet cheaper South of France prettiness, travel just 10 miles and find an apartment for £147,000.
Reopening beaches in Saint-Tropez!
Hollywood wouldn't be what it is today if people like Kirk Douglas hadn't passed through town and made it their own. The actor, author and philanthropist, and one of the few surviving super-stars of Hollywood's golden age, has died. He was 103. In a statement his son, Michael Douglas, revealed, "It is with tremendous sadness that me and my family announce that our Father Kirk Douglas left us today at the age of 103.Photo @ Saint-Tropez 1975
Today a dolphin visited our harbor. Obviously this is not exceptional in the Saint-Tropez Gulf. But the fact that the dolphin swims into the harbor is rather rare. The lack of traffic in winter and the curiosity of this beautiful animal is probably the cause.
The "Le Café" establishment disappears, another icon less in our village. What will replace?
It were 4 busy, fun and sunny days of madness on the "Grande Braderie" of Saint-Tropez 2019, Merchants are happy with the large rise of their bargain hunters. So a satisfied and successful year! Source : Esprit Village de Saint-Tropez
For those who think that major floods are only of this time, in Saint-Tropez it has been happening for quite some time. Of course more frequent in recent years... This week we had heavy rainfall with the village almost completely submerged. Photos 1993