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Fodor's Provence & the French Riviera (Fodor's Provence & the French Riviera)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Provence and the French Riviera!

•Updated frequently, Fodors Provence & the French Riviera, provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Provence & the French Riviera features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Provence and the French Riviera.

Experience Provence and the French Riviera like a local! Fodors Provence & the French Riviera includes choices for every traveler, from fishing for the perfect bouillabaisse, to walking knee-deep through lavender fields, to slipping away into castaway mode on gorgeous beaches, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

PLAN your Perfect TRIP

Full-color guide

• Make your trip to Provence and the French Riviera unforgettable with illustrated features, 24 maps, and 200 color photos.

Customize your trip with simple planning tools

• Practical advice for getting around • Convenient overview of each region and its highlights

• Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore Avignon, Aix, the Riviera resorts, and beyond

• Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more

• “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers

• Illustrated features on the Lavender Route, the Modern Art Road, and Provençal food and wine

• Top town markets, best Riviera beaches, prettiest perched villages

Opinions from destination experts

• Fodor’s Provence-based writers reveal their favorite local haunts

• Frequently updated to provide the latest information

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 6

Chapter 1: Experience Provence & The French Riviera ............ 7

Whats Where ............ 8

Top Provence & French Riviera Attractions ............ 10

Provence & the French Riviera Planner ............ 12

Quintessential Provence & French Riviera ............ 14

If You Like ............ 16

Great Itineraries ............ 18

When To Go ............ 22

Chapter 2: The Alpilles, Arles & The Camargue ............ 23

Welcome to The Alpilles, Arles & the Camargue ............ 24

Alpilles, Arles & Camargue Planner ............ 26

Getting Around Planner ............ 28

The Languedoc Frontier ............ 31

The Camargue ............ 41

Arles ............ 45

The Alpilles ............ 67

Chapter 3: The Vaucluse ............ 79

Welcome to The Vaucluse ............ 80

The Vaucluse Planner ............ 82

Getting Around Planner ............ 84

Avignon ............ 87

Haut Vaucluse ............ 103

The Sorgue Valley ............ 120

The Luberon ............ 134

Chapter 4: Aix, Marseille & The Central Coast ............ 147

Welcome to Aix, Marseille & the Central Coast ............ 148

Aix, Marseille & Central Coast Planner ............ 150

Getting Around Planner ............ 152

Aix-en-Provence: City of Cézanne ............ 155

Marseille ............ 176

The Central Coast ............ 203

Chapter 5: The Western Cote dAzur ............ 219

Welcome to The Western Côte dAzur ............ 220

Western Côte dAzur Planner ............ 222

Getting Around Planner ............ 224

St-Tropez & the Massif des Maures ............ 227

Fréjus, St-Raphaël & the Estérel Resorts ............ 243

The Haut Var & into Haute Provence ............ 251

Chapter 6: Nice & The Eastern Cote dAzur ............ 265

Welcome to Nice & The Eastern Côte dAzur ............ 266

Nice & The Eastern Côte dAzur Planner ............ 268

Getting Around Planner ............ 270

Cannes ............ 274

Into the Pays Grassois ............ 287

Between Cannes & Nice ............ 294

The Hill Towns: On the Trail of Picasso & Matisse ............ 321

Nice ............ 328

Monaco & the Corniches Resorts ............ 349

French Vocabulary ............ 377

Travel Smart Provence & the French Riviera ............ 383

Getting Here & Around ............ 384

Essentials ............ 393

Index ............ 409

About Our Writers ............ 416

Maps

Whats Where ............ 8-9

Welcome to The Alpilles, Arles & the Camargue ............ 2425

The Alpilles, the Camargue, & the Languedoc Frontier ............ 32

Nîmes ............ 36

Arles ............ 53

Welcome to The Vaucluse ............ 8081

The Vaucluse ............ 88

Avignon ............ 91

Welcome to Aix, Marseille & the Central Coast ............ 148149

AixAixAix, Marseille & the Central CoastMarseille & the Central CoastMarseille & the Central Coast ............ 156

Aix-en-Provence ............ 158

Marseille ............ 178179

Welcome to The Western Côte dAzur ............ 220221

Western Côte dAzur ............ 228

St-Tropez ............ 230

The Haut Var & Into Haute Provence ............ 253

Welcome to Nice & The Eastern Côte dAzur ............ 266267

The Eastern Côte dAzur ............ 275

Cannes ............ 277

Nice ............ 332

Monaco ............ 362

Menton ............ 373

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400005239
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's Travel Publications
Author:
Fodor's
Author:
Fisher, Robert I. C.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Travel - France
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x .81 in 1.2 lb

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"Synopsis" by , PLAN your Perfect TRIP

Full-color guide

• Make your trip to Provence and the French Riviera unforgettable with illustrated features, 24 maps, and 200 color photos.

Customize your trip with simple planning tools

• Practical advice for getting around • Convenient overview of each region and its highlights

• Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore Avignon, Aix, the Riviera resorts, and beyond

• Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more

• “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers

• Illustrated features on the Lavender Route, the Modern Art Road, and Provençal food and wine

• Top town markets, best Riviera beaches, prettiest perched villages

Opinions from destination experts

• Fodor’s Provence-based writers reveal their favorite local haunts

• Frequently updated to provide the latest information

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