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  • 'Coquillages et crustacés...' Do you remember the song by Brigitte Bardot? Well, she was the one who helped put Buzios (which means 'shell' in Portuguese) on the map. Once a modest fishing village 93 miles north of Rio, Buzios inspired the French singer and actress when she visited it in 1964. Now a resort town fit to rival Saint-Tropez, it would be fair to say that Buzios worships Bardot! The seaside ... 'Coquillages et crustacés...' Do you remember the song by Brigitte Bardot? Well, she was the one who helped put Buzios (which means 'shell' in Portuguese) on the map. Once a modest fishing village 93 miles north of Rio, Buzios inspired the French singer and actress when she visited it in 1964. Now a resort town fit to rival Saint-Tropez, it would be fair to say that Buzios worships Bardot! The seaside ...
  • Once the preserve of pirates and slave traders, Buzios is now a popular beach destination Once the preserve of pirates and slave traders, Buzios is now a popular beach destination
  • In 1964, Brigitte Bardot, the French model, actress, and singer, made popular what was then merely a modest fishing village. In 1964, Brigitte Bardot, the French model, actress, and singer, made popular what was then merely a modest fishing village.
  • Now a resort town fit to rival Saint-Tropez, it would be fair to say that Buzios worships Bardot and even has a small memorial in her honour! Now a resort town fit to rival Saint-Tropez, it would be fair to say that Buzios worships Bardot and even has a small memorial in her honour!
  • You can even take a buggy for a spin along the seafront promenade named after her, the Orla Bardot. You can even take a buggy for a spin along the seafront promenade named after her, the Orla Bardot.
  • Tourists flock to the Orla Bardot to be photographed with the bronze statue of Brigitte Bardot. Tourists flock to the Orla Bardot to be photographed with the bronze statue of Brigitte Bardot.
  • The three fishermen casting a net just opposite the Orla Bardot may not be real but they certainly look pretty life-like, especially at high tide! The three fishermen casting a net just opposite the Orla Bardot may not be real but they certainly look pretty life-like, especially at high tide!
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