In 1911 French chemist Georges Claude ran an electric current through glass tubes filled with noble gases – Neon and Argon
Though a famous Côte d’Azur vacation spot promising glitz & glam, Saint-Tropez and the surrounding area of the “Golfe de St. Tropez”, is a rather quiet retreat. Especially after dark, on a late summer night close to season end, you got the roads with it’s few sparsely lit (and mostly closed) retail and hospitality locations all for yourself.
Perfect conditions for a late night drive. Few in number but quite nice in style, the Golfe de Saint Tropez’s coastal and outback roads offer a variety of neon and other interestingly lit sceneries. Like everywhere in France, the dedication, talent and skill-fullness with which signs are chosen and designed is undeniable.