Discover FranceThe Big Travel Book
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Excellent food, sublime wines, a unique cultural heritage and magnificent countryside – all this and more is what you can expect to find in France, one of the most popular countries to visit in Europe. Attractions range from the steep chalk cliffs in the far north to the lovely Loire Valley with ist châteaux and castles and the sophisticated Côte d’Azur, from the tall peaks of the Alps and the Pyrenees via medium ranges such as the Vosges mountains to the sun-soaked Mediterranean hills of the Midi in the south, not forgetting the beautiful island of Corsica. Then there are the great cities steeped in history and tradition – foremost among them the capital, Paris, but there are also a number of enchanting regional centers boasting a captivating past, such as Strasbourg, Lyon, Marseille and Toulouse.
Discover France shows you the highlights of this great country along the twelve most beautiful routes to explore – from ancient pilgrimage routes to remote country lanes, from the Massif Central to the famous regions and landscapes of Normandy, Brittany and Roussillon. This lavish travel handbook is supplemented by a guide to the 35 historic cities, architectural monuments and natural wonders in France that have been listed as
UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage sites. There are additional information boxes with intriguing topics, plans of all the major towns, touring maps with useful symbols for many other features, a 176-page France atlas (scale 1:340,000) as well as around 600 stunning color photographs, making this volume a superb combination of picture book, travel guide and atlas.
- The best Travel Routes
- UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Detailed Travel Atlas