This guide to Provence focuses on northern Provence, western Provence, Avignon, Arles, the Camargue and areas including Aix-en-Provence and Marseille. It covers all the major sights, area by area, in an easily navigable format. Descriptions of places to visit include Provence's perched villages and towns, soaring mountain chains and fascinating Roman remains. The guide also contains background historical information, advice on shopping and entertainment and the low-down on French cuisine. There is an A-Z of practical information, listings of recommended hotels and restaurants and useful expressions in French. Special features range from entertainment at the Roman amphitheatre to Van Gogh. Maps show Provence, Avignon and the Luberon, and there are dozens of colour photographs throughout.
Table of Contents
Maps: Provence; Avignon; The Luberon. Provence and Its People; A Brief History. Where to Go: Gateway to Provence; Western Provence; Avignon and the Heart of Provence; Arles and Southern Provence; The Luberon; Aix and Cezanne Country; Marseille; Haute-Provence. What to Do: Sports; Shopping; Festivals; Entertainment; Children. Eating Out; Handy Travel Tips; Hotels and Restaurants; Index.