In the new edition of this popular guide, Rick covers everything that Provence and the French Riviera have to offer, from the Roman theatre in Orange to cosmopolitan Nice.
Stroll breathtaking coastlines, explore Roman ruins, and soak up the sun: with Rick Steves on your side, Provence and the French Riviera can be yours! Inside RICK STEVES PROVENCE & THE FRENCH RIVIERA you'll find:
Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Provence and the Riviera
Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favourites
Top sights and hidden gems, from the Pont du Gard aqueduct and impressionist masterpieces, to warm stone villages and cozy wineries
How to connect with local culture: Relax at a waterfront cafe, dive into a bowl of bouillabaisse, and watch fishermen sail back to the harbour
Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight
The best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a glass of Proven al wine
Self-guided walking tours of lively neighbourhoods and incredible museums
Detailed maps for exploring on the go
Useful resources including a packing list, a French phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading
Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down
Complete, up-to-date information on Arles, Avignon, Orange and the Cotes du Rhone, Nice, Monaco, Antibes, the Inland Riviera, and more
Make the most of every day and every dollar with RICK STEVES PROVENCE & THE FRENCH RIVIERA.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Rick Steves has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. Rick produces a public television series (Rick Steves' Europe), a public radio show (Travel with Rick Steves),and an app and podcast (Rick Steves Audio Europe); writes a bestselling series of guidebooks and a nationally syndicated newspaper column; organizes guided tours that take thousands of travelers to Europe annually; and offers an information-packed website (www.ricksteves.com). With the help of his hardworking staff of 80 at Europe Through the Back Door—in Edmonds, Washington, just north of Seattle—Rick's mission is to make European travel fun, affordable, and culturally broadening.
'I use Rick Steve's guidebooks whenever I travel to Europe and find them invaluable, especially Rick's walking tours, his self-guided tours through museums and other attractions and his budget accommodation recommendations. It is like having my own personal tour guide travelling with me.' Brent Allred, Latitude Books