Saint-Tropez is located in the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur in the southeastern part of France. This beautiful coastal town has long been a favorite of tourists for its jetsetter lifestyle as well as stunning beaches and vibrant nightlife. Although it has recently gained popularity among the older, wilder holidaymakers, it still has a wholesome vibe, which makes it perfect for affluent families wanting to have a nice, relaxing break.
Read on to find what awaits you in Saint-Tropez.
Relax in its beautiful beach
The beach in Saint-Tropez is one of the most famous ones in the world. It’s a five-kilometer stretch of white sand with the ever glittering blue sky above you. It’s perfect for families with small children as the water is shallow here with a sand bar where children can play in. There are modern facilities to ensure you’ll have an amazing time here. These include toilets and showers, activity areas, bars, restaurants and shaded parking areas.
Visit the House of Butterflies
The Maison de Papillon was established in 1993 in an antique home. Today, it houses over 4,500 butterfly species, which was first gathered by Dany Lartigue, a world-renowned painter who chose to make St. Tropez his home in the 1970s.
Explore the Citadelle Saint-Tropez
This place is perched on top of the town, giving it a fantastic view of the sea. Construction of The Citadelle began in 1589 and since then, it has been rebuilt more than once. Check out the displays at the museum while children run around the ramparts. You can also enjoy a picnic here with its marvelous scenery.
Experience the Saint-Tropez café life
After a long day of frolicking around Saint-Tropez, you can unwind and enjoy a meal at the port, which is where you will find the famous Le Senequier, a café that offers a fantastic view of the evening sun.