Welcome to Ramatuelle


If you follow the road (rte des Moulins de Paillas) up over the hilltop the 2.5km towards Gassin, you'll take in grand views and historic windmills.

The fruits of the peninsula’s vineyards – Côtes de Provence wine – can be tested at various châteaux along the D61; the tourist office has a list of estates where you can taste and buy. Most require an advance RDV (rendez-vous; appointment).


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$829.41 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: St-Tropez Day Trip from Cannes

Begin your day with a pickup by private minivan from your hotel in Cannes, and travel with your guide along a scenic 1.5-hour route through the shrouded forests of the Massif des Maures. Arrive in the seaside town of St-Tropez, a star of the French Riviera.Glamorous St-Tropez is a hot spot for celebrities, high-rollers, fashionistas and film stars alike. It’s the Côte d’Azur’s elite jet-setter destination, and will dazzle you with its luxury yachts and postcard–worthy scenery.Stroll around the harbor, indulge yourself in the high-end boutiques or soak up the atmosphere from a café terrace. Visit on a Tuesday or Saturday to explore the Provençal market at Place des Lices, the ideal place to discover local delicacies or pick up a souvenir or two.Beyond the city’s glitzy façade is a long and eventful past, which you can discover by climbing the steps to the charming medieval village above. Visit the Annonciade Museum or take a walk around the 17th-century Citadel of St-Tropez, with its maritime museum (all entrance fees at own expense). Leave the crowds behind as you drive a bit further south to Plage de Pampelonne, a dream stretch of golden sand and clear, blue water. Then snake along a winding road through Ramatuelle and Gassin, taking in amazing views of the Gulf of St Tropez at nearly every turn.Arrive in the town of Port Grimaud, affectionately nicknamed ‘Little Venice’ for its intricate network of canals, channels and bridges. Meander the small backstreets, pop into shops and admire the colorful cottage-style houses (with yachts parked alongside — this is the still the French Riviera, after all). In the summer months (June 15 to September 15) you can choose to take a short sail across the stunning Bay of St-Tropez (own expense).If time permits, take the slightly longer coastal route back to Cannes. Have your camera out as you pass through the idyllic Provençal towns of Ste-Maxime and St-Raphaël and along the Golden Corniche. You tour concludes with drop-off at your Cannes hotel in the evening.

$831.72 Shore Excursions

Saint-Tropez Private Custom Provencal Villages Day Tour

St Tropez is a small fishing village with a well-known reputation. The village used to welcome popular artists from Colette to Picasso, and especially it became famous after Brigitte Bardot was filmed by Roger Vadim in "And God Created Woman" in 1954. After being picked up at the Saint-Tropez port terminal, you will follow the coast road in your private vehicle. One common itinerary is to first go to Port Grimaud a seaside vacation spot imagined by the architect François Spoerry, who was opposed to the large, regular-shaped, rectilinear structures. Port Grimaud, which comprises Provençal-style houses and Mediterranean influenced architecture, is a seaside dream-turned-reality. Many canals cross the town and each house has its own mooring. The architect’s goal was to create a new type of city, Sometimes copied, but never equaled. The “lagoon city” of Port-Grimaud is a great architectural triumph who receive thousands of visitors who would like to see this internationally renowned resort each year. Your guide will then drive you along the coastal road towards the medieval village of Gassin which has a maze of winding streets and ancient houses. The village counts approximately 3,000 inhabitants all year round. The Knights Templar are thought to have built the castle on the rock and you can see traces of the Templiers on the ancient walls in some of the streets and doors. Once a Moorish stronghold, the town is surrounded by the remains of 13th century ramparts. This is the perfect spot to enjoy your lunch (not included) while drinking famous rosé wine.  Finally, you will go to Ramatuelle which was built against the hills where you can have a wonderful view over the Bay of Pampelonne. The viIlage is delimited by ramparts and you can see the rooftops of pink tiles and the ancient stone houses lined along the narrow streets. Nearby is the famous beach of Pampelonne. It stretches out for 5km/3mi and is carved with creeks with crystal clear water. Many celebrities have fallen in love with this area and have made it their home.  Naturally, your itinerary is fully personalized according to your mood, interests and preferences. At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to your port of cruise terminal in St Tropez.

$433.19 Transfers & Ground Transport

Disability & Mobility Private Transfer FROM Saint Tropez to Nice Airport

Travel from Saint Tropez, Port Grimad, Grimaud, Sainte Maxime, Ramatuelle or Cogolinto Nice airport with peace of mind that your driver will get you to the hotel on time and safely. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Enjoy this private transportation service; select your preferred pick up time or we will confirm. Your driver will meet you in your hotel or residence. Going to TERMINAL 1 or 2 depending your flight. A Driver will assist you to the vehicle with your luggage. Offering you the peace of mind that your onward journey is relaxing and hassle free whiles transferring you your hotel. All vehicles are contactable & equipped to accommodate ONE wheelchair & 2 suit cases + 2 small suitcases. This service is available all time of the year.

$986 Shore Excursions

Private Saint Tropez Shore Excursion: Port Grimaud, Gassin

Your private driver guide will pick you up at the Saint-Tropez cruise terminal at 9am. Begin your tour with a drive along the Gulf of Saint-Tropez towards Port Grimaud, known as the Provencal Venice. This village is classified for its architecture, which was the idea of François Spoerry who envisioned a town built in the manner of Venice with channels of water and traditional French fisherman's houses, each with a personal boat mooring space at the end of the garden. Port Grimaud today is a charming village with an extended development history encompassing attractive Provençal-style houses on a network of canals. The houses are designed to be unique, painted with soft pastel colors of ochre, pink and turquoise and feature shutters with wrought iron balconies with roofs of terracotta Roman tiles. Known as the 'Venice of Provence' and arranged into four little islands, the colorful houses are linked by bridges over the waterways and surrounded by gardens.Your next stop is the town of Gassin, classified as one of France's most beautiful villages. The village has kept its old winding streets and ancient houses. It is a perfect place for lunch (not included in price) with the view overlooking the Gulf of Saint Tropez and the Maures ranges. From the top of the ramparts there is a magnificent view that extends from the Iles d'Or over the Maures Mountains - all the way to the snowy peaks of the Alps.After lunch, if desired, you will visit a local winery where you will taste the rosé wine which is famous in Saint-Tropez. Provence produces most of the French Rosé wine, which is perfect to drink very cold while laying on the sunny beach.Then head off the town of Ramatuelle, that covers the top of the hill. Have a stroll in its pleasant narrow streets which meander around the town in a circular pattern. Near the top is the place Gabriel Peri, formerly called ‘Castle Square’. The main historic sight in Ramatuelle is the church of Notre Dame, built in the 16th century against the protective ramparts. Its bell-tower doubled up as a look-out post. You will discover narrow shady streets, the stone buildings covered in bougainvillea and the stone gateways that once formed part of the town’s defenses. The town looks over the famous white sandy beaches of Pampelonne, heaven of the jet-set in the summer time. At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Saint-Tropez cruise terminal.

$1368.81 Tours & Sightseeing

Saint Tropez Full Day Tour by van

Your private driver guide will pick you up at the Saint-Tropez cruise terminal at 9am. Begin your tour with a drive along the Gulf of Saint-Tropez towards Port Grimaud, known as the Provencal Venice. This village is classified for its architecture, which was the idea of François Spoerry who envisioned a town built in the manner of Venice with channels of water and traditional French fisherman's houses, each with a personal boat mooring space at the end of the garden. Port Grimaud today is a charming village with an extended development history encompassing attractive Provençal-style houses on a network of canals. The houses are designed to be unique, painted with soft pastel colors of ochre, pink and turquoise and feature shutters with wrought iron balconies with roofs of terracotta Roman tiles. Known as the 'Venice of Provence' and arranged into four little islands, the colorful houses are linked by bridges over the waterways and surrounded by gardens.Your next stop is the town of Gassin, classified as one of France's most beautiful villages. The village has kept its old winding streets and ancient houses. It is a perfect place for lunch (not included in price) with the view overlooking the Gulf of Saint Tropez and the Maures ranges. From the top of the ramparts there is a magnificent view that extends from the Iles d'Or over the Maures Mountains - all the way to the snowy peaks of the Alps.After lunch, if desired, you will visit a local winery where you will taste the rosé wine which is famous in Saint-Tropez. Provence produces most of the French Rosé wine, which is perfect to drink very cold while laying on the sunny beach.Then head off the town of Ramatuelle, that covers the top of the hill. Have a stroll in its pleasant narrow streets which meander around the town in a circular pattern. Near the top is the place Gabriel Peri, formerly called ‘Castle Square’. The main historic sight in Ramatuelle is the church of Notre Dame, built in the 16th century against the protective ramparts. Its bell-tower doubled up as a look-out post. You will discover narrow shady streets, the stone buildings covered in bougainvillea and the stone gateways that once formed part of the town’s defenses. The town looks over the famous white sandy beaches of Pampelonne, heaven of the jet-set in the summer time. At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Saint-Tropez cruise terminal.

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