Top 10 Provence and the Cote D'Azur: The 10 Best of Everything (DK Eyewitness Travel)
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Provence & the Cote d'Azur in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best Provence and the Cote d'Azur have to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists—from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 ways to avoid the crowds.
The guide is divided by area, each with its own photo gallery and clear maps pinpointing the top sights. You also can view each location in Google Maps if reading on an Internet-enabled device. Plan each day with our itineraries and see the sights in individual areas. You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore every corner of this region in DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Provence & the Cote d'Azur, now with a sleek new eBook design.
sea. The sea is Marseille’s raison d’être, making it a trading hub and entry point for immigrants. As a result, Marseille is a collection of urban villages, from the souk-like market areas to tiny fishing settlements. But all the inhabitants are Marseillais: loud, rebellious and volatile. This is the home of French music, football and bouillabaisse, the most flavoursome fish dish in the world. Picaresque and picturesque, it’s a place in which to feel alive. Google Map 1. Vieux Port Commercial
Alpilles, a thickly wooded, miniature sierra of limestone hills, St-Rémy is a perfect exploring base. Mansions built during the 15th and 16th centuries grace its historic centre. One of them was the original home of the de Sade family, ancestors of the notorious Marquis, and now houses the small Musée des Alpilles, displaying Roman artefacts that were found at Glanum, about 30 minutes’ walk from the town centre. Here, the site of one of the most ancient Greek-Roman settlements in Provence is
hospitable and, some would say, it's loveliest. Abandoned hamlets are reminders of Provence in the first half of the 20th century, when many rural people gave up trying to scrape a living from this harsh countryside. Google Map 10. Forcalquier This beguiling old town was once the seat of powerful local lords and capital of the region. One gate of the old walled town, the Porte des Cordeliers, still survives, along with the restored cloisters and stark library of the 13th-century Couvent des
Monaco, with frequent flights from Paris, London, New York and other major cities. Flight times are around 2 hours from the UK, 1 hour from Paris and 9 from New York. The airport is 7 km (4.5 miles) west of Nice and 17 km (10.5 miles) west of Antibes. Buses to Nice bus and railway stations run every 10 minutes. A taxi to the centre costs around €25. There are buses every 35 minutes to Antibes, every hour to Cannes, and every 90 minutes to Monaco. Most international flights use the east terminal;
including fire extinguisher, replacement bulb set, warning triangle, reflective vest and first-aid kit. Emergency breakdown insurance is also advisable: consult your insurer or motoring organization. 3. Taxis Taxis are reliable and use meters (compteurs) but are not usually flagged down on the street – find one at a taxi rank, book by phone, or ask your hotel or restaurant to call one. 4. City Transport France has some of the best public transport in Europe and getting around the region’s