Accommodation in Saint Tropez village
In Saint-Tropez, all it takes to you just have to go though a block of pretty Provençal houses to penetrate a new universe. So, with a few strides of the crowd of onlookers who swarm on the quay Jean Jaurès, you will find a maze of silent alleys totally impregnated by this inimitable spirit of Provence. Find your accommodation in Saint Tropez old town for a holiday!
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Your strolls will surely take you to the Ponche district. Bordered between the port and the citadel, it is the oldest quarter of Saint-Tropez. Formerly, this was the place where the fishermen and craftsmen of the city lived. Today, it remains an impression of simplicity, which makes that one quickly feels like in his hometown. If your walk begins at the Quai Jean Jaures, you will probably pass through the Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville. Slow down your pace to enjoy the details of the beautiful carved door of Zanzibar. It is a wonder ! It is also in these streets that you will be able to stock up on local foodstuffs ... Small typical shops are full of goat cheeses and cold meats, dishes made with olives or wine high on the slopes of the heights of the city.
If you continue to the south of the city, treasures await you there. In particular, in an alley hides a fantastic collection. In the family home of the photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue, his son Dany, a painter and entomologist, exhibits with care that often comes from a consummate art of staging and poetry 4,500 butterflies among the most beautiful of all, Europe. Some collectors even donated exotic specimens from countries on the other side of the world. Thus you will have the privilege of admiring under magnificent windows the ornithoptera of New Guinea. Did you know that these are the world's largest diurnal butterflies? Other very rare species deploy for you the shimmering colors of their wings.
As you can imagine, the immense advantage of staying in the old town of Saint-Tropez lies in the of an authentic Provencal atmosphere to the proximity of the sea!