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Saint Tropez is a famous sea resort in the department of Var in the south of France, in Cote D'Azur. Famous for its glamorous and wealthy visitors, often is called the Marbella of France. The legends about the Bay of San Tropez goes back many centuries. One of those legents says that the name arose from a Christian martyr, Saint Torpe, who refused to renounce his faith and he was decapitated, his corpse was thrown on a boat. The boat was dragged by the currents and arrived at the point that is today the gulf and the city.
In the period from 1470 to 1672 the city was ruled by independent rulers who were coming from the various guilds and were elected directly by the city's inhabitants. The rulers had the prerogative to set up their own army in 1637 and managed to repulse the Spanish armada. The city has not paid taxes and was not under the authority of the French state. But these privileges were removed from the King Louis the 14th, and the city has since shifted to the control of France.
In the decade of the 20's San Tropez started to attract international celebrities. During World War II, and specifically on Aug. 15, 1944, the beach of the town was the main point of landing of the allied forces during the invasion of southern France. By the end of the war became the summer refuge of the French existentialists but during the'50s and the 60's, and with the contribution of Brizit Barnto and the film series of Luis de funes Le Gendarme of Saint Tropez the city becomes well know all over the world.
St Tropez is a typical medieval city, famous for its countless luxury yachts tied round the harbour towards her beachside cafes. Tourists from all ethnicities and expensive sports cars roaming the streets.
The nightlife in Saint Tropez is very intense in the various night clubs and bars of the town as well as on the many luxurious villas. Visitors enjoy their coffee hoping to be seen, or that they will see someone famous. The nearby beaches, can cover all tastes as there are quiet and remote but populous. Some of the beaches are nude, that was actually the first topic of the film of Luis De Funes and mainly what made St Tropez famous the first nude beaches in Europe.

Hotels in Saint Tropez

Hotel La Bastide de Saint-Tropez  Hotel La Bastide de Saint-Tropez Route des Carles BP 54
La Bastide de Saint Tropez is the ultimate elegance of a typical St Tropez residence. The Bastide Hotel is only a few minutes away from the beautiful beaches of Ramatuelle and St Tropez port. Ideally located in front of the mythical Saint-Tropez and its famous bay, only 400 metres from the beach and offering a direct access, Les Parcs de Grimaud hotel is set in à 16-hectares of greenery in the medieval village of Grimaud.Open 24hours- every day , Bathroom: shower, toilet, washbasin, Congress facilities More

Hotel La Maison du MondeHotel La Maison du Monde Cogolin, Saint-Tropez, 63, rue Carnot
€ 53 per room per night
All rooms feature private bathroom and come equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, desk, heating facilities, direct dial phone with modem plug and cable TV. Hairdryers are available at the front desk. Hotel La Maison du Monde Hotel lies in Cogolin, a small village near the renowned Saint Tropez resort. This brand new property is housed in an old mansion dating back to 1860, completely refurbished to satisfy the needs of today's travellers. More

hotel blissHotel Bliss Cogolin, Saint-Tropez, Place de la République
€ 65 per room per night
The Bliss Hotel is a great place for a summer vacation on the splendid bay of Pampelonne, in the Var area, Southern France. Situated in Cogolin city center, the property is only a few minute's drive from the vibrant nightlife of Saint-Tropez. The Bliss Hotel has a welcoming, spacious lobby, breakfast room, where guests can enjoy a tasty continental breakfast before a day's outing in Cogolin and Saint-Tropez, relax and check their e-mails thanks to a free wireless Internet access. More

hotel les capucinesHotel Les Capucines Gassin, Saint-Tropez, Domaine du Treizain
€ 80 per room per night
Located in beautiful surroundings overlooking the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, Les Capucines hotel is a peaceful, relaxing spot for your vacation on the French Riviera, in Gassin, only 2 km from Saint Tropez.Most rooms at hotel Les Capucines offer a splendid view over the park and the swimming pool, and some overlook the Bay of Saint-Tropez. All of the bedrooms are comfortable and feature a private bathroom with bath or shower and hair dryer. From the clear blue sea below to the green of the palm more details. More

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