eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Provence & The Cote d'Azur, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465423044
  • ISBN-13: 9781465423047
  • DDC: 944.9
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 272 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Provence and the Cote d'Azur is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of this region in France, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, while practical information will help you to get around by train, bus, or car. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten up every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Provence and the Cote d'Azur truly shows you around this destination as no one else can.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Provence.
2: Discovering Provence.
3: Putting Provence on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Provence.
5: The Natural History of Provence.
6: Perched Villages.
7: Rural Architecture in Provence.
8: Architectural Styles in Provence.
9: Artists of Provence.
10: Writers in Provence.
11: The Beaches of Provence.
12: Provence through the Year.
13: The History of Provence.
14: Ancient Provence.
15: Gallo-Roman Provence.
16: Medieval Provence.
17: Papal Avignon.
18: René and the Wars of Religion.
19: Classical Provence.
20: The Belle Epoque.
21: Provence at War.
22: Post-War Provence.
23: Provence Area by Area.
24: Provence at a Glance.
25: The Riviera and the Alpes Maritimes.
26: Exploring the Riviera and the Alpes Maritimes.
27: The Var and the Iles d’Hyères.
28: Exploring the Var and the Iles d’Hyères.
29: Bouches-Du-Rhône and Nîmes.
30: Exploring Bouches-Du-Rhône and Nîmes.
31: Vaucluse.
32: Exploring Vaucluse.
33: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
34: Exploring Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
35: Travellers’ Needs.
36: Where to Stay.
37: Choosing a Hotel.
38: Restaurants, Cafés and Bars.
39: The Flavours of Provence.
40: What to Drink in Provence.
41: Choosing a Restaurant.
42: Cafés, Bars and Casual Eating.
43: Shops and Markets.
44: What to Buy in Provence.
45: Entertainment in Provence.
46: Festivals in Provence.
47: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
48: Survival Guide.
49: Practical Information.
50: Personal Security and Health.
51: Banks and Local Currency.
52: Communications & Media.
53: Travel Information.
54: Getting around by Train.
55: Travelling by Boat.
56: Getting around by Road.
57: Travelling in Cities.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: How to Use this Guide.
2: Introducing Provence.
3: Discovering Provence.
4: Putting Provence on the Map.
5: A Portrait of Provence.
6: The Natural History of Provence.
7: Perched Villages.
8: Rural Architecture in Provence.
9: Architectural Styles in Provence.
10: Artists of Provence.
11: Writers in Provence.
12: The Beaches of Provence.
13: Provence Through the Year.
14: The History of Provence.
15: Ancient Provence.
16: Gallo-Roman Provence.
17: Medieval Provence.
18: Papal Avignon.
19: René and the Wars of Religion.
20: Classical Provence.
21: The Belle Epoque.
22: Provence at War.
23: Post-War Provence.
24: Provence Area by Area.
25: Provence at a Glance.
26: The Riviera and the Alpes Maritimes.
27: Exploring the Riviera and the Alpes Maritimes.
28: The Var and the Iles D’Hyères.
29: Exploring the Var and the Iles D’Hyères.
30: Bouches‒Du‒Rhône and Nîmes.
31: Exploring Bouches-Du-Rhône and Nîmes.
32: Vaucluse.
33: Exploring Vaucluse.
34: Alpes-De-Haute-Provence.
35: Exploring Alpes-De-Haute-Provence.
36: Travellers’ Needs.
37: Where to Stay.
38: Where to Stay.
39: Where to Eat and Drink.
40: The Flavours of Provence.
41: What to Drink in Provence.
42: Where to Eat and Drink.
43: Cafés, Bars and Casual Eating.
44: Shops and Markets.
45: What to Buy in Provence.
46: Entertainment in Provence.
47: Festivals in Provence.
48: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
49: Survival Guide.
50: Practical Information.
51: Personal Security and Health.
52: Banks and Local Currency.
53: Communications and Media.
54: Travel Information.
55: Getting Around by Train.
56: Travelling by Boat.
57: Getting Around by Road.
58: Travelling in Cities.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.