Saint Tropez with Boat Ride
One of the gems of the French Riviera and one of the most glamorous towns in France, Saint-Tropez can be discovered by embarking on a day trip from Nice. Upon leaving Nice, you will drive along the highway through the Maure Forest to the Venetian inspired seaside village of Port Grimaud; known affectionately as "Little Venice."
Saint-Tropez, a historical 2,600-year-old port town has transformed into one of the worlds most famous seaside resorts. Home to the rich and famous, Saint-Tropez opens its arms to tourists, sea lovers, history buffs and art and heritage addicts.
Aside from the glitz and glamor, culture and history are abundant. Join the locals for games of Petanque (similar to that of bocce ball) on the Place des Lices, the central square home to an open-air market or stroll through the Citadel of Saint-Tropez, a 400-year old fortress now home to a maritime museum with extraordinary scenic views of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. This village has something for everyone; enjoy your free time at your own pace.
After spending the day shopping, sightseeing, and of course people watching, enjoy a boat trip crossing the glistening waters of the gulf while soaking in the sun and the glorious views of the infamous French Riviera including the citadel, the marina cemetery and numerous luxury villas belonging to the rich and famous.
Before heading back to Nice, you will visit the petite Annonciade Museum and the busy Provencal market, a gathering place for all Tropeziennes. Be sure to leave some room available on your camera, the views of the town are quite distinctive from this vantage point.
Get ready to be blown away by the natural beauty and lavishness of Saint-Tropez.