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 Frenc...
Series: Regional Guides
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Insight Guides; Sixth edition (June 1, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 1 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 2062555
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I used this guide during a recent visit to Provence and found it useful, interesting and intelligent. In fact some of the chapters on the culture, history and lifestyle were worth reading in themselves. It provides lots of factual information about t...
a detailed full-color guide to this glamorous region. Insight Guides’ unrivaled coverage of history and culture provides 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-out touring map suggests 8 fantastic drives.Consult the Best of Provence and French Riviera selection 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 of where to go in the Provence and Riviera region, from glamorous Cannes and Monaco to the desolate beauty of the Camargue, are enhanced by beautiful photographs, while all major sights are cross-referenced with full-color maps. The travel tips section provides a wealth of information on how to plan your trip, plus our selection of the best hotels and restaurants.