In the city center of St. Tropez you can easily get around on foot, and take in the sights of the city at a very leisurely pace. The old world charms of the town are pleasing and most of the major destinations are just a short walk away.

If you’re looking to venture into the surrounding countryside or want to visit the different villages in the area, then you might need to consider a rental car. The bus service in the local area is decent, but the routes aren’t always that clearly marked. Buses do run to the larger towns in the area, but you might need to walk a bit more to reach the neighboring villages from the various bus stops. Be sure to pick up the current bus schedule, and these are often available from the drivers and from the tourist offices.

For more direct transportation to specific destinations you can rely on a taxicabs. The drivers tend know the area very well. But be warned that the experience can range from exhilarating to downright nerve-racking! The cabbies in France drive very fast, and coupled with the winding roads of Nice the ride can be intense. Likewise, be sure that you’re using a licensed cab, there are many semi-official, or just downright illegal taxis that will offer you a ride and often the fares are considerably higher. When in doubt be sure to agree on the fare before beginning your trip.