Frommer's Provence and the Riviera Day by Day

Frommer's Provence and the Riviera Day by Day

by Anna E. Brooke

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Frommer's Provence and the Riviera Day by Day by Anna E. Brooke

  • Frommer's Provence & the Riviera Day by Day features gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you.
  • Our author, a longtime resident of France, hits all the highlights, from riding the white horses of the Camargue to visiting ancient Roman sites, like the Roman Arena in Nîmes. She's checked out all the region's best hotels and restaurants in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget.
  • You'll also get special interest tours focusing on food and wine, art and architecture, families, and gardens; regional driving tours take in the vineyards, lavender fields, and the coastline from Marseilles to Cassis; an outdoors section recommends the best bike rides, hikes, golfing, and horseback riding; accurate neighborhood maps; and in-depth tours of charmings towns and villages such as Arles, Aix-en-Provence, and St. Tropez.
  • Frommer's Provence & the Riviera Day by Day also includes a color fold-out map.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470874820
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket Series , #147
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

British born Anna Brooke has spent the last 10 years of her life in France juggling between travel writing (MTV France, Paris Day by Day, Paris Free & Dirt Cheap, Paris & Disneyland with Your Kids, France Day by Day, Time Out, Sunday Times Travel, Financial Times magazine); acting in cabarets, shorts, ads, and the occasional French feature; and singing electro pop music for her band MONKEY ANNA (www.myspace.com/musicmonkeyanna). She is currently writing the first album. Contact Anna at annaebrooke@yahoo.fr.

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Table of Contents

20 Favorite Moments.

1 Strategies for Seeing the Region.

2 The Best Full-Day Tours.

Provence in Three Days.

Provence & the Riviera in One Week.

Provence & the Riviera in Two Weeks.

3 The Best Special-Interest Tours.

Provence for Gourmands.

Provence for Art Lovers.

Best Historic Architecture.

Provence & the Riviera for Kids.

Best Gardens & Fragrant Sites.

4 The Great Outdoors.

Best Beaches.

Hiking the Vaucluse & the Lubéron.

Cycling Between Mont Ventoux & Dentelles de Montmirail.

Cycling Around Vaison-la-Romaine.

Best Golfing.

5 The Best Regional Tours.

Vaucluse & the Lubéron.

The Var & Haute-Provence.

Where to Stay & Dine.

The Riviera & Monaco.

Bouches du Rhône & the Rhône Delta.

Where to Stay & Dine.

6 The Best Cities & Towns.

Aix-en-Provence.

Where to Stay & Dine.

Arles.

Where to Stay.

Where to Dine.

Avignon.

Where to Stay.

Where to Dine.

Cannes.

Where to Stay.

Where to Dine.

Marseille.

Where to Stay.

Where to Dine.

Monaco.

Where to Stay.

Where to Dine.

Nice.

Where to Stay.

Where to Dine.

Nîmes.

Where to Stay & Dine.

St-Rémy.

Where to Stay.

Where to Dine.

St-Tropez.

Where to Stay.

Where to Dine.

The Savvy Traveler.

Before You Go.

Getting There.

Getting Around.

Fast Facts.

Survival French.

Index.

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