Hotel Byblos takes you around Saint Tropez, there is so much to take in, just around the corner from the hotel, to have a full Tropezian experience!
PANORAMIC VIEWS FROM SAINTE-ANNE’S CHAPEL Easily accessible on foot from the town centre by a path overlooking the sea. Surrounded by cypress, pine and oak trees, this is the perfect setting for scanning the rooftops and streets of Saint-Tropez in peaceful silence.
MUSÉE DE L’ANNONCIADE This museum founded in 1922 is an absolute gem. Paul Signac, a great lover of Saint-Tropez, invited all his artist friends to contribute works: Matisse, Bonnard, Braque, Dufy, Maillol… 2, Rue De L’annonciade, Place Gramont / +33 (0)4 94 17 84 10.
MARKET DAYS AT PLACE DES LICES Every Tuesday and Saturday morning, the pétanque players on Place des Lices give way to an assortment of market gardeners, clothes sellers, florists and purveyors of various discount goods for the great pleasure of residents and tourists alike…
L’ALLAMANDA A delightful curiosity shop in which one can spend endless hours. Fashion, art deco, jewelry… a highly select collection of items. 9, avenue Du Marechal Foch / +33 (0)4 94 97 14 95.
THE TINY CAVAZZA PASTRY SHOP The members of the Cavazza family, natives of Toulon and Marseille, have been enchanting gourmets since 1933 with their traditional slices of tropezian fig rolls, croissants with pine kernels and crispy, crunchy chocolate morsels. 21, rue Georges-Clemenceau / +33 (0)4 94 97 83 53.
LES GALERIES TROPÉZIENNES A chic & elegant bazaar, this store on rue Gambetta is a mainstay of good taste. A temple of worship to everything that never goes out of fashion, from deckchair canvas to cotton reels, designer espadrilles by Marc Berthier, Upla bags, genuine Panama hats or immaculate white hammam towels… 82, rue Gambetta / +33 (0)4 94 97 02 21.
SANDAL SPECIALISTS Hand-made from leather tanned with oak bark since 1927, Rondini’s Tropezian sandals are eternal. 16, rue Georges-Clemenceau / +33 (0)4 94 97 19 55.
LE LAVOIR, WHERE TIME HAS STOOD STILL Close to Place de la Garonne, Cécile André runs the rule over this former washhouse, now a living museum of lace petticoats and headwear worn by the female villagers for the Bravades, an annual festival celebrating the history and traditions of Saint-Tropez. You can still sense the aura of Brigitte Bardot or Françoise Sagan, who would turn up barefooted at any time of the day or night to bring in their dresses, skirts and blouses for a clean…. 16, rue Sibilli / +33 (0)4 94 97 04 28.
TALISMAN, THE PUREST EXPRESSION OF CHARM One of the very best addresses for summer outfits or chic bohemian wear. 3, rue Quaranta / +33 (0)6 81 84 85 87
MEET YOU ON THE TERRACE AT SÉNÉQUIER One can happily while away the hours on the red canvas armchairs, sipping a Spritz and nibbling on a bar of nougat at the most popular French café of Saint-Tropez. 130 years and counting… Quai Jean Jaurès / +33 (0)4 94 97 20 20.
Please note the hotel is open from April through October.