Berlitz Pocket Guides: French Riviera by Berlitz Publishing
The world's best-selling pocket guides have been fully revised and updated, featuring stunning new cover designs and freshly revised page layouts. This Berlitz Pocket Guide to the French Riviera provides all the information you need in a handy, genuinely pocketable format. Colour-coded sections allow you to locate the information you need quickly and full-colour, fold-out maps provide instant orientation wherever you are, making this guide ideal for on-the-spot-reference, as well as a fascinating background read. The top 10 attractions are highlighted on a dedicated, double-page spread capturing everything that you really shouldn't miss, such as a stroll around Domaine du Rayol, the magical Mediterranean gardens and a visit to Fondation Maeght to see the array of world-class modern art. Comprehensive coverage of the best places to go take in all the coast's glamorous resorts, hilltop towns and much more, including Nice, Monaco, and Cannes, home of the world-famous film festival. The guide features reliable recommendations on how to spend your leisure time, whether you want to go shopping, entertain your children, experience the nightlife or simply relax on the beach. A dedicated 'Eating Out' section provides information on local specialities, tips on etiquette and useful French vocabulary to help you read the menu and place your order. To truly get to the heart of this inspiring destination the 'History' section takes a look back at the region in the Dark Ages and how it has evolved into the iconic tourist hot-spot that it is today. Other fascinating features and diverse cultural insights can be found throughout the guide, exploring everything from Fashion to Bouillabaisse. The handy 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of practical information, including accommodation for all budgets, transport, climate, health and medical care and much more. You will find beautiful colour photography accompanying the text throughout, making this guide a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.