Fodor's Provence & the French Riviera: with Paris [NOOK Book]

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Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s ebook travel guide to Provence & the French Riviera (including the Alpilles, Arles, Marseille, and the Central Coast, with highlights in between).

Intelligent Planning:  Discover all of the essential, up-to-date travel insights you expect in a Fodor’s guide, including Fodor’s Choice dining and lodging, top ...
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Fodor's Provence & the French Riviera: with Paris

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Overview

Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s ebook travel guide to Provence & the French Riviera (including the Alpilles, Arles, Marseille, and the Central Coast, with highlights in between).

Intelligent Planning:  Discover all of the essential, up-to-date travel insights you expect in a Fodor’s guide, including Fodor’s Choice dining and lodging, top experiences and attractions, and detailed planning advice.

Easy Navigation for E-Readers
:  Whether you’re reading this ebook from start to finish or jumping from chapter to chapter as you develop your itinerary, Fodor’s makes it easy to find the information you need with a single touch. In addition to a traditional main table of contents for the ebook, each chapter opens with its own table of contents, making it easy to browse.

Full-Color Photos and Maps
:  It’s hard not to fall in love with Provence & the French Riviera as you flip through a vivid full-color photo album. Explore the layout of city centers and popular neighborhoods with easy-to-read full-color maps. Plus get an overview of French geography with the convenient atlas at the end of the ebook.

What’s Covered? Get to Know Provence & the French Riviera
:  Famed for its Lavender Route, the honey-gold hill towns of the Luberon, and vibrant cities like Aix and Marseilles, Provence was dazzlingly abstracted in geometric daubs of paint by van Gogh and Cézanne. Still haunted by the genius of van Gogh, Arles remains fiercely Provençal and is famed for its folklore events. The spiky Alpilles mountains guard treasures like les Bauz-de-Provence: be bewitched by its ville morte (dead town) and luxurious l’Oustau de la Baumanière inn.

Avignon and the Vaucluse are the heart of Provençal delights. Presided over by its medieval Palais des Papes, Avignon is an ideal gateway for exploring the nearby Roman ruins of Orange. About 10 miles east of Avignon is the Sorgue Valley, where everybody goes “flea”-ing in the famous antiques market at l’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.

For one day, join all those fashionable folk for whom café squatting, people watching, and boutique shopping are a way of life in Aix-en-Provence (one of France’s 10 richest towns). Enjoy the elegant 18th-century streets, then track the spirit of Cézanne at his famous studio and nearby Mont Ste-Victoire. Head south to become a Calanques castaway before diving into Marseille, one of France’s most vibrant and colorful cities.

The French Riviera can supply the visitor with everything his heart desires—and his purse can stand. Home to sophisticated resorts beloved by billionaires, remote hill villages colonized by artists, Mediterranean beaches, and magnificent views, the Côte d’Azur stretches from Marseille to Menton. Thrust out like two gigantic arms, divided by the Valley of the Var at Nice, the Alpes-Maritime peaks protect the length of that favored coast from St-Tropez to the Italian frontier.

Note
:  This ebook edition is adapted from Fodor's Provence & the French Riviera, 9th Edition but differs in some content.  Additionally, the ebook edition includes photographs and maps that will appear on black-and-white devices but are optimized for devices that support full-color images.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307928498
  • Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/19/2011
  • Series: Fodor's Travel Guides Series
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 249,084
  • File size: 45 MB
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  • Posted February 19, 2013

    Pretty detailed review

    As usual Fodor included scads of info, so much that at times it is overwhelming when contemplating a trip to Provence. Not always as practical as Rick Steves' guides but with a different perspective that gets you interested in the various areas.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2012

    No good

    Do not read

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2012

    Love it

    Perfect for Nook Color! Awesome navigation, good balance of images/text, history/tourism. Just what i need to plan our trip. I checked out a few other books and have to say this is the best because it was obviously designed with the Nook reader in mind.

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