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Provence & The French Riviera

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Paperback | June 1, 2014

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With its fabulous artistic heritage, glorious light, glitzy resorts and mouthwatering food, it’s little wonder that the Provence–French Riviera region is the second most-visited in France after Paris. And Marseille, the rejuvenated 2013 European Capital of Culture, is now one of the Mediterranean’s most vibrant cities.
Be inspired by the new, extended edition of Insight Guide Provence and the French Riviera, a detailed full-color guide to this glamorous region. Insight Guides’ unrivaled coverage ofhistory and cultureprovides an essential introduction to what makes the south of France unique, including its artistic treasures and mouthwatering cuisine. Driving through the region is a great way to discover its chic resorts and hilltop villages, and the free pull-outtouring mapsuggests 8 fantastic drives.
Consult theBest of Provence and French Rivieraselection for an at-a-glance guide to the region’s top attractions, such as the awe-inspiring Pont du Gard and myriad of bountiful markets.
Descriptive accounts ofwhere to goin the Provence and Riviera region, from glamorous Cannes and Monaco to the desolate beauty of the Camargue, are enhanced bybeautiful photographs, while all major sights are cross-referenced withfull-color maps. The travel tips section provides a wealth of information on how to plan your trip, plus our selection of thebest hotels and restaurants.
Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.
Title:Provence & The French RivieraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.9 × 5.4 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 2014Publisher:APA Publications UK, LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1780052391

ISBN - 13:9781780052397

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Table of Contents

Best of Provence and the French Riviera
Provence and the French Riviera Today

The Making of Provence
Decisive Dates

Artists in Provence
Provençal Wine and Cuisine

Orange and the Mont Ventoux
The Lubéron and Plateau du Vaucluse
Marseille and the Calanques
St-Rémy and les Alpilles
Arles and the Camargue
Nîmes and the Pont du Gard
Gorges du Verdon
Digne and the Southern Alps
Toulon and the Western Var
Inland Var Hill Villages
St-Tropez, the Maures and the Estérel
St-Paul, Vence and the Gorges du Loup
Mercantour National Park and the Arrière-Pays Niçois
The Riviera from Cannes to Cagnes
The Riviera from Villefranche to Menton

A–Z: Practical Information
Further Reading