"In pre-Bardot times, Saint-Tropez was a popular destination for artists such as Matisse and Bonnard, who came here to seek inspiration from the beautiful landscapes of this peaceful paradise. In 1956, Roger Vadim's film "And God Created Woman", starring French actress Brigitte Bardot and filmed on the beach of Pampelonne, made Saint-Tropez famous in France and around the world. The success of the film allowed the small village to achieve international fame. The clientele began to change, many rock stars, socialites and other celebrities flocked in. Some of them to spend their holidays, others to invest and buy a villa. then became this festive Mediterranean holiday resort attracting the biggest French and international stars of the time such as Alain Delon, Eddie Barclay or even Mick Jagger who married his first wife Bianca in 1971 in Saint-Tropez. rich celebrities, the small fishing village began its great transformation. Bars, restaurants, nightclubs and shops were opened to entertain these newcomers."


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