eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: France, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465421769
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421760
  • DDC: 914.404838
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 672 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing France.
2: Discovering France.
3: Putting France on the Map.
4: Regional France.
5: A Portrait of France.
6: The Classic French Menu.
7: The Wine of France.
8: Artists in France.
9: Writers in France.
10: Romanesque and Gothic Architecture in France.
11: Rural Architecture.
12: France through the Year.
13: The Climate of France.
14: The History of France.
15: Prehistoric France.
16: Roman Gaul.
17: The Monastic Realm.
18: Gothic France.
19: The Hundred Years’ War.
20: Renaissance France.
21: The Grand Siècle.
22: Enlightenment and Revolution.
23: Napoleonic France.
24: The Belle Epoque.
25: Avant-Garde France.
26: Modern France.
27: Kings and Emperors of France.
28: Paris and Ile de France.
29: Introducing Paris and Ile de France.
30: A River View of Paris.
31: Ile de La Cite, Marais, and Beaubourg.
32: Tuileries and Opera.
33: Champs-Elysees and Invalides.
34: The Left Bank.
35: Farther Afield.
36: Shops and Markets.
37: Clothes and Accessories.
38: Gifts and Souvenirs.
39: Food and Drink.
40: Arts and Antiques.
41: Markets.
42: Entertainment in Paris.
43: Paris Street Finder.
44: Ile de France.
45: Northeast France.
46: Introducing Northeast France.
47: The Flavors of Northeast France.
48: France’s Wine Regions: Champagne.
49: The Battle of the Somme.
50: Le Nord and Picardy.
51: Exploring Le Nord and Picardy.
52: Champagne.
53: Exploring Champagne.
54: Alsace and Lorraine.
55: Exploring Alsace and Lorraine.
56: Western France.
57: Introducing Western France.
58: The Flavors of Western France.
59: France’s Wine Regions: The Loire.
60: From Defense to Decoration.
61: Breton Traditions.
62: Brittany’s Coastal Wildlife.
63: Normandy.
64: Exploring Normandy.
65: Brittany.
66: Exploring Brittany.
67: The Loire Valley.
68: Exploring the Loire Valley.
69: Central France and The Alps.
70: Introducing Central France and The Alps.
71: The Flavors of Central France.
72: France’s Wine Regions: Burgundy.
73: The French Alps.
74: Geology of the Massif Central.
75: Burgundy and Franche-Comte.
76: Exploring Burgundy and Franche-Comté.
77: The Massif Central.
78: Exploring the Massif Central.
79: The Rhone Valley and French Alps.
80: Exploring the Rhône Valley and French Alps.
81: Southwest France.
82: Introducing Southwest France.
83: The Flavors of Southwest France.
84: France’s Wine Regions: Bordeaux.
85: The Road to Compostela.
86: Caves of the Southwest.
87: Poitou and Aquitaine.
88: Exploring Poitou and Aquitaine.
89: Perigord, Quercy, and Gascony.
90: Exploring Périgord, Quercy, and Gascony.
91: The Pyrenees.
92: Exploring the Pyrenees.
93: The South of France.
94: Introducing the South of France.
95: The Flavors of the South of France.
96: France’s Wine Regions: The South.
97: Artists and Writers in the South of France.
98: Beaches in the South of France.
99: Languedoc-Roussillon.
100: Exploring Languedoc-Roussillon.
101: Provence and the Cote D’Azur.
102: Exploring Provence.
103: Corsica.
104: Exploring Corsica.
105: Travelers’ Needs.
106: Where to Stay.
107: Choosing a Hotel.
108: Where to Eat.
109: Choosing a Restaurant.
110: Shopping in France.
111: Entertainment in France.
112: Specialist Vacations and Outdoor Activities.
113: Survival Guide.
114: Practical Information.
115: Personal Security and Health.
116: Banking and Local Currency.
117: Communications and Media.
118: Travel Information.
119: Traveling by Train.
120: Traveling by Boat.
121: On the Road.
122: Traveling within Cities.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use This Guide.
1: Introducing France.
2: Discovering France.
3: Putting France on the Map.
4: A Portrait of France.
5: France Through the Year.
6: The History of France.
7: Paris and Ile de France.
8: Introducing Paris and Ile de France.
9: A River View of Paris.
10: Ile de la Cite, Marais and Beaubourg.
11: Tuileries and Opera.
12: Champs-Elysees and Invalides.
13: The Left Bank.
14: Further Afield.
15: Shops and Markets.
16: Entertainment in Paris.
17: Paris Street Finder.
18: Ile de France.
19: Northeast France.
20: Introducing Northeast France.
21: Le Nord and Picardy.
22: Champagne.
23: Alsace and Lorraine.
24: Western France.
25: Introducing Western France.
26: Normandy.
27: Brittany.
28: The Loire Valley.
29: Central France and the Alps.
30: Introducing Central France and the Alps.
31: Burgundy and Franche-Comté.
32: The Massif Central.
33: The Rhône Valley and French Alps.
34: Southwest France.
35: Introducing Southwest France.
36: Poitou and Aquitaine.
37: Perigord, Quercy and Gascony.
38: The Pyrenees.
39: The South of France.
40: Introducing the South of France.
41: Languedoc-Roussillon.
42: Provence and the Cote d'azur.
43: Corsica.
44: Travellers' Needs.
45: Where to Stay.
46: Where to Eat and Drink.
47: Shopping in France.
48: Entertainment in France.
49: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
50: Survival Guide.
51: Practical Information.
52: Travel Information.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.