Back Roads France

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2013 - Travel - 264 pages
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads France will take you via scenic routes to discover charming villages, local restaurants, and intimate places to stay. Unearth the real soul of this magical region with all the practical information you could need, from road conditions and length of drives to parking information and opening hours for local attractions.

Twenty-five themed drives, each lasting one to seven days, reveal breathtaking views, hidden gems, and authentic local experiences that can only be discovered by road. Each tour is bursting with insider knowledge and loaded with ideas for varied activities--from walks to days on the beach, children's attractions, wine tours, and cycling trips.

Meanwhile, the most friendly, best-value hotels, guesthouses, and restaurants specializing in regional produce have been selected by expert authors. The guide is full-color throughout, with a pull-out map for easy navigation between drives.

Discover the unexpected on your vacation with DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Back Roads France.

 

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Contents

ABOUT THIS BOOK 6
7
INTRODUCING FRANCE 8
9
GETTING TO FRANCE 10
10
PRACTICAL INFORMATION 12
12
DRIVING IN FRANCE 16
16
WHERE TO STAY 22
22
WHERE TO EAT 24
24
THE DRIVES 26
27
Cluny to Romanèche Thorins 138
139
VillarddeLans to Clellesen Trièves 144
145
ClermontFerrand to Salers 154
155
Puy de Sancy to Bourgsur Gironde 162
163
Albi to Rocamadour 176
177
Bordeaux to Rochefort 184
185
Collioure to StJeande Luz 192
193
Carcassonne to Montségur 206
207

Obernai to Eguisheim 28 45 days
29
Côtes de Toul to Dabo 38
39
Reims to the Montagne de Reims 44
45
Calais to Baie de la Somme 54
55
Giverny to Varengevillesur Mer 64
65
Honfleur to Falaise 76
77
Bayeux to Mont StMichel 86
87
SaintMalo to Trébeurden 96
97
Sizun to Aiguilles de Port Coton 106
107
Chartres to Blois 116
117
Beaune to Nolay 128
129
Pont du Gard to La Couvertoirade 212
213
Menton to Nice 222
223
Nice to Mougins 230
231
SaintTropez to Cassis 238
239
Erbalunga to Calvi 248
249
INDEX 256
256
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 260
260
PHRASE BOOK 261
261
DRIVERS PHRASE BOOK 263
263
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