Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in St-Tropez

Musée de l’Annonciade

In a gracefully converted 16th-century chapel, this small but famous museum showcases an impressive collection of modern art infused with that legendary Côte d’Azur light. Pointillist Paul Signac bought a house in S…
Top Choice Historic Site in St-Tropez

La Ponche

Shrug off the hustle of the port in St-Tropez’s historic fishing quarter, La Ponche, northeast of the Vieux Port. From the southern end of quai Frédéric Mistral, place Garrezio sprawls east from 10th-century Tour Su…
Top Choice Museum in St-Tropez

Citadelle de St-Tropez

Built in 1602 to defend the coast against Spain, the citadel dominates the hillside overlooking St-Tropez to the east. The views are fantastic, as are the exotic peacocks wandering the grounds. Its dungeons are home…
Beach in St-Tropez

Plage de Tahiti

This famous nudist beach is also a naturally magnificent stretch of sandy beach, about 4km southeast of St-Tropez.
Square in St-Tropez

Place des Lices

St-Tropez’ legendary and very charming central square is studded with plane trees, cafes and pétanque players. Simply sitting on a cafe terrace watching the world go by or jostling with the crowds at its twice-weekl…
Port in St-Tropez

Vieux Port

Yachts line the harbour (as their unifromed crews diligently scrub them) and visitors stroll the quays at the picturesque old port. In front of the sable-coloured townhouses, the Bailli de Suffren statue of a 17th-c…
Church in St-Tropez

Église de St-Tropez

Sweet-chiming Église de St-Tropez is a quintessential St-Trop landmark, commenced in Italian baroque style in the 17th century, but not completed until 1784. Inside is the bust of St Torpes, namesake and patron of t…
Church in St-Tropez

Chapelle de la Miséricorde

Chapelle de la Miséricorde was built in 1645 in the Gambetta neighbourhood by the local confraternity of 'black penitents' (a quasi-official religious order). The serpentine door and glazed bell tower are its archit…
Monument in St-Tropez

Bailli de Suffren Statue

A cast from a 19th-century cannon peers out to sea here. The bailli (bailiff), Pierre André de Suffren (1729–88), was a sailor who fought with a Tropezien crew against Britain and Prussia during the Seven Years’ War…
Tower in St-Tropez

Tour Suffren

Predating St-Tropez’ citadel are three medieval towers guarding the port: Portalet, Jarlier and Suffren, the oldest building in St-Tropez, dating from the 15th century. Unfortunately, it's not open to the public.