Passable Beach – A hidden paradise in the South of France

Passable Beach – A hidden paradise in the South of France

Plage de Passable is one of our favorite places on the French Riviera and has been a true inspiration to our collection. Plage de Passable is a small beach in the area of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat in the South of France. This post will guide you through the beautiful area. 

The atmosphere of Passable Beach

The beach is a hidden beauty and is not visible from the road. Only guests that are familiar with the area are able to visit the beach. This makes Passable Beach more silent and peaceful compared to other well-known beaches in the area.

Passable Beach is clear of big rocks making it very comfortable when you want to go for a swim. The pebbles are inevitable, but they are very small at Passable Beach and does not hurt your feet. The water is crystal clear and is perfect for snorkeling and diving too. 

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Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Passable Beach is located on the Northwest side of the commune Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat which is a part of the famous Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Côte d’Azur has truly been a vast inspiration and all of our frames are named after famous beaches at the French Riviera. Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat offers a range of exquisite beaches such as Paloma Beach, Mala Beach and of course Passable Beach. The peacefulness and warm climate makes it the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. 

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Culture and local cuisine around Passable Beach

The local cuisine around Passable Beach and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is primarily seafood. You can only find one restaurant at Passable beach called “Restaurant Passable”.

Local dishes such as sea bass steaks with lime, salmon with truffles and skate with capers are frequently served in the area. Furthermore, the following dishes are recommended if you visit Passable Beach or the South of France in general:

Fougasse - a flatbread. Variations can be found across France, originating from Roman times. In Provence, fougasse is normally made with olives and anchovies and is sometimes topped with cheese as a handy snack.

Salade Niçoise - one of France’s best culinary exports and is known around the world. Different chefs prepare it in different ways, but it should always contain black olives, anchovies, long green beans, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, and lettuce.

The Tarte Tropézienne - a dessert that originated in St. Tropez in the 1950s. A Polish baker, Alexandre Micka, started making a dessert based on the French brioche and his Polish grandmother’s cake recipe. He was catering for Brigitte Bardot’s breakout movie, And God Created Woman, when he asked Bardot to taste it. She loved it and named it Tarte Tropézienne. Alexandre later opened his first bakery in town. Today, the Tarte Tropézienne is a chain of stores across the South of France and the dessert is loved by many in the region.

 

We hope that this guide has given you more knowledge about Côte d’Azur. A must-have accessory when you visit the area is our Passable frame. Make sure to get your own Passable frame from Christopher Cloos. Bon vivant!

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