21 of the Most Instagram-Worthy Spots in St Tropez

St Tropez is full of Instagram-worthy locations
St Tropez is full of Instagram-worthy locations | © steve lorillere/Flickr
Alex Ledsom

St Tropez is full of amazing places where the views are sublime. Here’s our list of the top 21 destinations to take the perfect shots and have a wonderful time.

1. Pampelonne Beach

1. Pampelonne Beach
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For anyone who is anyone. This is one of the main beaches to see and be seen; a real hangout for the rich and famous.

Plage de Pampelonne, St Tropez, France

The beach at Pampelonne is a favorite with everyone | © akunamatata/Flickr

2. La Ponche

This is the old fishing quarter of St Tropez, full of old buildings, cute alleys and a beautiful beach. Perfect for Instagram moments.

La Ponche, St Tropez, France

3. Le Girelier

Restaurant, French, European, Seafood, Mediterranean

After eating in St Tropez, take a romantic stroll through La Ponche
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Head to this seafood restaurant in the port of St Tropez for wonderful pictures of your seafood feast.

4. The Tour du Portalet

4. The Tour du Portalet
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The Tour du Portalet is one of four towers built to protect St Tropez from attack in the 15th century, and a great photo opportunity.

Tour du Portalet, St Tropez, France

Anchors close to the nearby Tour du Portalet in Saint Tropez | © François de Dijon/WikiCommons

5. La Bouillabaisse Plage

Restaurant, Seafood

Head to this beach in the town center for those perfect ‘jumping into the water at sunset’ moments.

6. Hotel Byblos

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Outdoor restaurant right on the beach at Hôtel Byblos
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The Hotel Byblos is an institution in St Tropez. Pop by for some wonderful poolside drinks.

8. The Plage de Gigaro

Follow the coastal road south from St Tropez and you’ll find Gigaro beach. Gloriously wild and complete with sun loungers.

Plage de Gigaro, St Tropez, France

Gigaro beach is wild and rugged and perfect for photos | © akunamatata/Flickr

9. Club 55


This is an institution in St Tropez. It’s a beach bar where celebrities hang out and where everyone else can take wonderful photos.

Club 55, Boulevard Patch, St Tropez, France

10. The Quai Jean Jaurés

Saint Tropez wouldn’t be St Tropez without its yachts or, more importantly, the yacht-watching. Hang out at the Quai Jean Jaurés and spot the celebrities.

Quai Jean Jaurés, St Tropez, France

St Tropez is as famous for its yachts as anything else | © Monica Arrellano-Ongpin/Flickr

11. Nikki Beach

Nikki beach is just south of Pampelonne beach and where you will find cool beach clubs for those perfect party Instagram poses.

Nikki Beach, St Tropez, France

12. Môle d'Estienne D'Orves

St Tropez is famous for its beautiful pastel housing on the seafront. Head to the Môle d’Estienne D’Orves for the perfect shot.

Môle d’Estienne D’Orves, St Tropez, France

St Tropez is well-known for its pastel-colored housing | © Luca Nebuloni/Flickr

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13. Tahiti Beach


This has been a ‘clothing optional’ beach since the 1960s and a favorite hang-out of celebrities since Brigitte Bardot filmed …And God Created Woman here.

Tahiti Beach, St Tropez, France

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14. The Gendarmerie Nationale

Cinema, Museum

Take a photo of the famous police station in St Tropez, which served as a backdrop to the 1964 movie The Troops of St. Tropez. It is now the Museum of Police and Cinema.

Gendarmerie Nationale, St Tropez, France

The famous Gendarmerie which is now a museum | © LanyLane/Flickr

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15. La Glaye

One of the best-loved bays in St Tropez and one of the most photographed. This is one of three beach coves in town.

La Glaye, St Tropez, France


16. Cap Camarat

Cap Camarat is one of three headlands around St Tropez. Head to the old lighthouse for truly panoramic views.

Cap Camarat, St Tropez, France


17. The Citadel


17. The Citadel
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Head up to the Citadel for those perfect panoramic views of the surrounding coast.

Citadelle, St Tropez, France

The view from the Citadelle in St Tropez is amazing | © Chever/flickr

19. St Tropez Cemetery

Cemetery, Swimming Pool

This has to be the perfect resting place – a beautiful cemetery right by the sea.

20. Bonne Terasse

Hike down from Cap Camarat lighthouse to the only beach that is accessible on this stretch of the coast. It’s perfect for those ‘Instagram with my dog’ photos.

Bonne Terrasse, St Tropez, France

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21. Hotel de Paris


The roof garden at the Hotel de Paris offers sublime views over both the town and the bay beyond.

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