Luxury yachts, great nightlife, tasty food and sunshine are just some of the highlights of spending a holiday in St Tropez. Located on France's Cote d'Azur, St Tropez is set on a rocky, wooded peninsula in the Bay of St Tropez and has a pretty yacht-filled harbour. The quayside is lined with multi-coloured town houses, cafes and restaurants, while the narrow streets behind are full of quaint old buildings, shops and eateries. Once the setting for the Brigitte Bardot film "And God Created Woman", St Tropez still attracts its fair share of celebrities during the summer months, along with a multitude of holidaymakers. You need to travel out of the main town to find the best beaches, with Pampellone Beach to the south one of the most popular and well worth the trip. St Tropez's nightlife is legendary with a great choice of nightspots to choose from. And, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining, with freshly caught fish and seafood a popular menu choice. Culture fans should take a walk up to the Citadella de Saint Tropez for the best views and an insight into the town's past or visit the Musee de L'Annonciade which houses a great art collection including works by Signac and Matisse. Whether you're looking for a beach break for two or a sunshine trip away with family and friens - why not choose a holiday in St Tropez this summer.
You'll discover lots of things to see and do on a holiday in St Tropez. Spend the daytime on the beach soaking up the sun's rays or swimming in the sea. Try your hand at water sports including diving, fishing, sailing, waterskiing and jetskiing. Landbased fun includes bowling, horseriding, karting and tennis. The Azur leisure park is fun day out for all the family, with 28 attractions and two golf courses. Enjoy a trip to Marineland in nearby Antibes, home to dolphin shows and waterbased fun. Fans of butterflies will enjoy the collection on display at the Maison de Papillons. Join in with the locals and play petanque. Golfers have a choice of courses in and around St Tropez to play a round on.
St Tropez is famous for its lively nightlife with many bars and nightspots dotted around the resort. Join the queues at the legendary Club 55 on Pampellone Beach, or head to the Caves du Roy at the Byblos Hotel or the Papagayo Club for the best dancing and fun.
There are many restaurants, bistros and cafes to tempt your palate in St Tropez. Freshly caught fish and seafood are a popular choice. Whether it's pasta, pizza, steak and chips or burgers, you'll find something to suit you on the menu. Local beers and wines make the perfect accompaniement to your meal.
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.
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