St Tropez, France

St Tropez-2

So this is what all the fuss is about! I expected to be underwhelmed with St. Tropez, but was instead seduced by the charming fishing village-turned-luxe resort town.

Yachts, yachts, yachts

Plentiful boats and yachts

Colorful harbor

Colorful harbor

Chapelle de la Miséricorde

Chapelle de la Miséricorde

Artists were the first outsiders to flock to sunny St Tropez. Signac, Matisse and Bonnard all cherished the unique light and churned out a number of masterpieces.

I loved the pastel buildings

Sunbleached, pastel buildings

Église de St-Tropez

Église de St-Tropez

St Tropez became famous for its nude beaches and the resident who kicked off its popularity amongst the celebrity set, Brigitte Bardot.

Doorknob

Doorknob

There are abundant tight walkways

There are abundant tight walkways

We wandered around and took in the cobbled lanes, ancient houses and busy waterfront.

I thought this was a fake cat high up in a tree, but eventually he moved.

I thought this was a fake cat high up in a tree, but eventually he moved.

Around town

Around town

Along the waterfront

Along the waterfront

Café life

Café life


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