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St Florent Holidays

Saint Florent, which is also known as St. Tropez, is a commune in Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. History reveals that in the 16th Century Genoese created ‘Saint Florent’ as a base to execute repressive action against the Corsican loyalists in the surrounding villages. It is located at the foot of Cap Corse.

It is a fishing port located at the bottom of the gulf of the same name. If you look at Saint Florent, at first sight you would find Saint Florent to be utterly charming, busting town with many boats, lively bars, lip smacking fish restaurants around the vibrant town.  However, reaching the old town, you would get into nostalgic mood viewing delightful ancient houses with little shops and tiny bars.

General Etiquette

It is advisable that before going to Saint Florent, Corsica, you get familiar with common phrases of French as it is considered a good etiquette to converse in French here than English. .
The handshake is a common form of greeting. However, friends may greet each other by lightly kissing on the cheeks, once on the left cheek and once on the right cheek.  Do not call anybody by the first name as it is reserved for family and close friends.
French expect the visitors to greet saying 'bonjour' or 'bonsoir' (Good Morning or Good Evening) with honorific title Monsieur or Madame when entering a shop in St. Florent.

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