After extensive introductory chapters it addresses regions alphabetically, offering good touring advice and information with plenty of maps and photos. Note that this volume covers only the western part of Provence - for the rest see the 'French Riviera' equivalent.
An upbeat little volume aimed squarely at a flying visit, with only the most essential sights covered. Short and thorough itineraries suggest how to spend one's days, right down to where to stop for lunch. See the 'Cote d'Azur Spiral' for more extensive coverage of the Riviera.
Perhaps rather clumsily presented, this is nonetheless a good companion for a short sightseeing dash. Itineraries are suggested according to the length of your trip and the highlights are covered well enough.
Introductory chapters provide an insightful overview and suggest driving tours. Thereafter places are covered in alphabetical order, with sightseeing tips and recommended hotels and restaurants alongside plenty of colourful maps and photographs.
A comprehensive practical guide for independent travel that also keeps one well-informed on local history and culture. Plenty of decent maps plus glossy sections on the region's sporting and gastronomic life.
Cursory practical information plays a minor role in what is an intelligent and impeccably-researched cultural companion, with well-written entries on the many artistic and architectural highlights of Provence.
An exhaustive, upbeat practical guide for the budget-minded independent traveller keen to enjoy the best of the region without breaking the bank. Plenty of decent maps and the odd burst of colour photography.
Sightseeing companion of exceptional design, with page after colourful page of well-annotated photographs and illustrations. Thin however went it comes to the practicalities, and as such best suited to those whose lodgings are already arranged and who intend to travel by car.
A fantastically thorough companion, written with imagination and humour, that manages to blend solid practical information with a deep understanding of local people and culture. Plenty of maps but perhaps too few photos for some tastes.
Certain to fill one with pre-trip inspiration, this weighty volume offers plenty to read on local culture and history and is crammed with colour photographs. Once there the sightseeing guidelines are useful enough, but in other practical areas it is perhaps lacking.
Our bestselling guide to the region, Time Out have their finger firmly on the pulse when it comes to bars, restaurants and hotels. Good local knowledge ensures a strong Riviera flavour. Sightseeing information is present though not a priority.
Comprising 10 car tours and 36 walks, this slender and lightweight volume is a must for keen explorers who enjoy blending independent travel with itinerarised jaunts. Colourful maps and photographs support detailed notes. There are walks to suit all abilities.
Delightfully presented, this neat box contains 50 cards, each detailing a walk through places such as Nice, Aix-en-Provence, Arles and so on. Walks vary in length but the majority are suitable for all-comers.
'For walkers who also love food'. Detailing 12 walks and 2 excursions of varying lengths and difficulties, this colourful pocket volume is ideal for a short break and also includes numerous local recipes and restaurants en route.