Resorts: Antiquity-sur-Mer

From the Bay of St. Tropez, the little settlement of Port Grimaud is a palette of ancient Mediterranean pastels; its houses are tall, tiled and close-standing; sailboat masts bob gently above their rooftops. At dusk, old-fashioned gas lamps (converted to electricity) glow softly. The impression of a quaint old setting is so strong that many visitors are convinced they are in a rebuilt medieval village. One tourist last week asked his wife whether she did not remember seeing the place in ruins five years ago, and insisted: "They've done a wonderful job...

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