Saint Tropez

Originally a phoenician settlement, St Tropez was abandoned and resettled by Genoese, who fortified the town and built the citadel. In 1637, a Spanish naval attack on the town was repulsed. Louis XIV took St Tropez in 1672 and Vauban made some alterations to the defences.

St Tropez.
View of the town. The citadel.
Detail of the hexagonal redoubt in the citadel.
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