Côte d’Azur trip

Hi!! How was your week?
Today a summary of our trip through the South of France, the Côte d’Azur. We spent five days visiting beautiful towns, beaches and mountains. We started the trip by plane from Madrid to Marseille where we rented a car and continued to the region of St. Tropez.

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Picture of Old Port of Marseille from the plane.
Marseille, the second largest city in France, is the most important commercial port of Provence, France and the Mediterranean, and is the third largest port in Europe.
The route starts in Ramatuelle with its many stunning vineyards such as Domaine La Rouillère.

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We also came across this windmill near Ramatuelle from the eighteenth century.

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Pampelonne  beach

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View from the mountain down to the sea.

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The next day we went to the small village of Port Grimaud, the Venice of the French Riviera.

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St.Tropez, one of the most famous resorts of the French Riviera.

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The old port of St. Tropez, great for a walk at night and to have an aperitif in one of the cafés located in front of the yachts, a classic being Senequier.

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Luxury in abundance but also traditional places where you dine well at a reasonable price. We peeked into the kitchen of this Italian restaurant that makes all their pastas by hand.

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The streets are charming around the square near to the port and there is a famous market on Sunday morning on La Place des Lices where they sell food and clothing items.

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After visiting the market stop by Le Cafe for lunch.

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Sanary “Ville fleurie”

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Cassis owes its name to a mulberry-like plant that produces a distinctive liquor, used in the classic Kir.

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And if you do not have vertigo you must drive from Cassis along the legendary corniches that span in both directions along the coast. The views are spectacular.

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A highly recommended trip, five days is enough time to visit the highlights of this beautiful region.
Have you been there? Contact us for more tips or recommendations.

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If you still have not been to the beach or pool this year and you want to look tan we suggest this brand of sunless tanning that leaves skin with a beautiful tone and looking very natural.

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The self-tanning product line includes these two brands:

Gradual Tan Everyday Body

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A combination of moisturizing elements. Form with Aloe Vera, this nourishing lotion leaves skin feeling soft yet firm and with a touch of color. The new fragrance technology Aromaguard reduces DHA odor by 70%, leaving only a subtle and refreshing fragrance. Suitable for all skin types.

The rich moisturizing formula can be used alone or between tanning applications for a more intense color. Perfect for those looking for a subtle tone as well as for those seeking a more intense tone, the gradual self-tanner is available in two shades, Light/Medium and Medium/Dark allowing you to get the intensity level you choose. This product does not contain SPF.

For best results it is important to exfoliate the skin beforehand. After application wait a few minutes before dressing.

Price:
 
St. Tropez Everyday Body, 200 ml – 17 euros.
 Self Tan Bronzing Mousse
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A soft texture, light, easy to apply and provides a complete and uniform tan. Contains apricot oil to provide a longer lasting color. The self-tanning foam dries instantly when applied for  natural and professional results.
The new fragrance technology Aromaguard reduces DHA odor by 70%, leaving only a subtle and refreshing fragrance.
How to use:
First exfoliate the skin to make it soft and smooth. After applying the foam to the palm of your hand (with the St. Tropez applicator glove), apply from head to toe, making sure that the whole body is covered. Wait at least 60 seconds before dressing and 4 hours before showering for a perfect natural looking tan.
Price:
St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Mousse
-120ml – 24,50 euros
-240ml – 36,50 euros
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St. Tropez Glove – 4,50 euros
Only at El Corte Inglés
More information at www.st-tropez.com