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Chateau d’Esclans — European Winery of the Year
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Chateau d’Esclans — European Winery of the Year

A vineyard located in the South of France – tantalizingly close to our portfolio of villas to rent – has just won a highly-acclaimed international wine award. The Chateau d’Esclans winery, which is based in the hills above Frejus and a short drive from St Tropez, has been named as the European Winery of the...

The Food Fairs of St Tropez in Autumn
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The Food Fairs of St Tropez in Autumn

France is a country synonymous with fine dining. From the endless rows of bountiful vineyards to the wild forests of the hinterland, French cuisine is all about making the most of the varied ingredients the nation’s diverse landscape provides them with. In order to do so, all the best French chefs will tell you that...

Best Ice Cream Spots in St Tropez
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Best Ice Cream Spots in St Tropez

With the summer holidays tantalizingly close we thought it would be a good idea to highlight some of the best ice cream parlours in Saint Tropez in preparation for that first lick. Because, no matter what age, everyone bar none loves to indulge in a glace after a day on the beach, or wandering around...

Best Cocktail Bars in St Tropez
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Best Cocktail Bars in St Tropez

Whether you prefer a long cold Mojito, or you are more into Sex on Pampelonne, you will find plenty of cool bars in Saint Tropez in which to find your favourite cocktail. Saint Tropez is renowned for its great night life and string of exclusive bars, and its choice of cocktail venues close to our portfolio of...

Provencal Delicacies
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Provencal Delicacies

As with many celebrations in France, a large emphasis during Christmas is put on food. But you can forget roast turkey and Christmas pudding if you are spending the festivities in one of our St Tropez House luxury villas this year – unless of course you have brought a few treats from home in your...

Coffee Spots in Saint Tropez
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Coffee Spots in Saint Tropez

France has an unshakeable café culture which means that most French will take at least ten minutes out of their busy day to sit down – and enjoy a short sharp hit of caffeine. There’s no coffee on the run here; but an amiable coffee stop to savour the hot drink and watch the world...

Restaurants Open All Year Round in Saint Tropez
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Restaurants Open All Year Round in Saint Tropez

Saint Tropez is so much more than just a seasonal holiday resort. It has a very active local community, a thriving commercial centre and is surrounded by stunning scenery perfect for walking, cycling and golf making it the perfect place to come on a luxury villa holiday all year round. The town, unlike many other...

The Art of Mushrooming
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The Art of Mushrooming

Clients holidaying in one of our luxury villas for rent in Saint Tropez over the next few weeks should not be surprised if they spot a number of people walking through woodland hugging baskets to their chests. For late September and October are the months of ‘mushrooming’ in the South of France, and weekends for...

A Guide to the Markets of Saint Tropez
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A Guide to the Markets of Saint Tropez

No holiday in one of our luxury villas in Saint Tropez would be complete without a meander around the market, basket in hand to fill up with delicious local produce. The local market is the very essence of French living, with villages and towns the length and breadth of the country erecting stalls at least...

Exotic Flavours Delivered to Your Villa
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Exotic Flavours Delivered to Your Villa

Good cooking, fine foods and exquisite meals are one of life’s pleasures. If you own or rent a villa on the Cote d’Azur or anywhere else in the world for that matter, you may be bored of arriving to find an empty parlour and fridge. Well now there’s a service from Gourmet Deliveries to take...