Luxury in St. Tropez ARCHIVE: La bella vita amidst the vineyards of the Riviera
In the areas surrounding the town of St. Tropez are famous and excellent beaches like Pampelonne (all more or less crowded in the summer) and very nice towns such as Ramatuelle and Gassin. A couple of miles from the centre of St. Tropez, you will find yourself in rolling vineyards and peaceful countryside.
St .Tropez is located on the French Riviera. It was a military stronghold and an unassuming fishing village until the beginning of the 20th century. Then it became an internationally-known seaside resort, renowned principally because of the influx of artists of the French New Wave in cinema and the Yé-yé movement in music. It later became a resort for the jet set and a goal for tourists in search of a little Provençal authenticity and an occasional celebrity sighting.
The typical village is now synonymous of glamour, high fashion, great parties, beautiful people and extravaganza. The town bulges with wealthy and famous visitors during summer months, with any number of bars, restaurants, fashion boutiques...