DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Dordogne Bordeaux Southwest Coast, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756693179
  • ISBN-13: 9780756693176
  • DDC: 914.4704
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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DK Eyewitness Dordogne, Bordeaux & The Southwest Coast travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this romantic region of France has on offer. The guide explores every facet that makes the region irresistible; from the stretch of silver beaches running from Gironde to Biarritz, to the soaring Pyrenean peaks. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs from juicy vineyards to prehistoric cave paintings with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, villas, resorts, restaurants and nightlife in the region for all budgets. Experience the flavors of Aquitaine with advice on local produce and classic dishes and find all the practical information you'll need in the fully updated survival section. With up-to-date information on getting around by train, boat and bike, walking in cities and all the sights, beaches, and resorts listed town by town, DK Eyewitness Dordogne, Bordeaux & The Southwest Coast is indispensable. Don't miss a thing on your holiday with the DK Eyewitness Dordogne, Bordeaux & The Southwest Coast

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introducing Aquitaine.
2: Discovering Aquitaine.
3: Putting Southwest France on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Aquitaine.
5: Plants and Animals of Aquitaine.
6: Religious Architecture.
7: Vernacular Architecture.
8: Bastide Towns.
9: Bullfighting and Bull-Leaping.
10: Basque Traditions.
11: Vineyards in Aquitaine.
12: Aquitaine through the Year.
13: The History of Aquitaine.
14: Aquitaine Region by Region.
15: Aquitaine at a Glance.
16: Gironde.
17: Exploring the Gironde.
18: Périgord and Quercy.
19: Exploring Périgord and Quercy.
20: Lot-Et-Garonne.
21: Exploring the Lot-Et-Garonne.
22: Landes.
23: Exploring the Landes.
24: Pays Basque.
25: Exploring the Pays Basque.
26: Béarn.
27: Exploring Béarn.
28: Travellers’ Needs.
29: Where to Stay.
30: Choosing a Hotel.
31: Where to Eat.
32: The Flavours of Aquitaine.
33: What to Drink in Aquitaine.
34: Choosing a Restaurant.
35: Shops and Markets.
36: What to Buy in Aquitaine.
37: Entertainment.
38: Outdoor Activities.
39: Watersports.
40: Survival Guide.
41: Practical Information.
42: Personal Security and Health.
43: Banking and Local Currency.
44: Communications.
45: Travel Information.
46: Travelling by Train.
47: Travelling by Road.
48: Travelling by Boat.
General Index.
Phrase Book.