Moon Provence & the French Riviera

Best Beaches, Local Food & Wine, Hillside Villages

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By Jamie Ivey

By Jon Bryant

By Moon Travel Guides

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$21.99

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$28.99 CAD

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  1. Trade Paperback $21.99 $28.99 CAD
  2. ebook $12.99 $16.99 CAD

Sweet-smelling lavender fields, artists' enclaves and architectural gems: Experience the South of France with Moon Provence & the French Riviera. Inside you'll find:
  • Flexible itineraries for exploring at your own pace, including 3 days in Avignon, the best of the region in 14 days, and more
  • The top sights and unique experiences: Marvel at the seas of lavender fields in full bloom in Haute Provence, stroll through a market of fresh produce and artisan-made goods, or explore Avignon's Palais des Papes, the largest Gothic palace in the world. Explore Verdon Gorge via kayak, or live out your James Bond fantasies at Casino de Monte-Carlo
  • The best local flavors: Sip rosé where the wine was first created, try cured wild boar saucisson or a hearty bowl of daube de boeuf, and sample truffle cheeses
  • Expert insight from locals Jamie Ivey and Jon Bryant on where to eat, sleep, and discover the true spirit of the South of France
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Focused coverage of Aix-en-Provence, Marseilles and the Var Coast, Nice and Antibes, Les Alpilles and the Arles, Avignon and the Vaucluse, and more

With Moon’s practical tips and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can experience the very best of Southern France.

Exploring more of Europe? Check out Moon Rome, Florence & Venice.

About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you.
 
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On Sale
Jan 21, 2025
Page Count
416 pages
Publisher
Moon Travel
ISBN-13
9798886470505

Jamie Ivey

About the Author

Jamie Ivey is the author of four award-winning travel books about life in the South of France. His books have been published globally, including American, Chinese, Dutch and Polish editions. He has also written the Luberon section of the Time Out Guide to the South of France. He has been featured frequently in the UK national press including The Times, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express. He is also frequently featured in French focused magazines.

Writer and journalist Jon Bryant lives in the south of France with his wife, the writer Ruby Soames, and their two children. Jon has traveled and written about Burma, Egypt, Sri Lanka, China, Australia, Germany, Portugal and Norway but he specializes in France, Spain, and the Mediterranean, where he has been based since 2003.

Passionate about writing, antiquing, art, cycling, and of course the French Riviera, Jon likes to nurture his curiosity by exploring hidden villages and pathways on his travels. He has written for the Daily Telegraph, The Observer, The Times, and The Independent, mainly about arts, culture, curious places and travel around the Mediterranean. He also covers the south of France for The Guardian and has written for numerous French magazines.

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Jon Bryant

About the Author

Writer and journalist Jon Bryant lives in the south of France with his wife, the writer Ruby Soames, and their two children. Jon has traveled and written about Burma, Egypt, Sri Lanka, China, Australia, Germany, Portugal and Norway but he specializes in France, Spain, and the Mediterranean, where he has been based since 2003.

Passionate about writing, antiquing, art, cycling, and of course the French Riviera, Jon likes to nurture his curiosity by exploring hidden villages and pathways on his travels. He has written for the Daily Telegraph, The Observer, The Times, and The Independent, mainly about arts, culture, curious places and travel around the Mediterranean. He also covers the south of France for The Guardian and has written for numerous French magazines.

Learn more about this author