You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you
really need to know when traveling in Provence and the
In this guide, you'll find a dazzling mix of enjoyable cities, warm
stone villages, Roman ruins, and breathtaking coastline. Experience
Roman history with self-guided tours of the Pont du Gard aqueduct,
Roman theater in Orange, and Arena in Arles. Explore sun-soaked
Riviera beaches and resort towns, from cosmopolitan Nice to
colorful Villefranche-sur-Mer. Get inspired by artistic
masterpieces by Renoir, Matisse, Picasso, and Chagall. After a day
of sightseeing, relax at a café with a view, dive into a bowl of
bouillabaisse, and watch fishermen return to the harbor.
Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels
and restaurants. You'll learn which sights are worth your time and
money, and how to get around by train, bus, car, or boat. More than
just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour
guide in your pocket.