Provence & the Cote d'Azur - Understand Provence & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

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All the info you need on everything from history, politics and gastronomy to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.

  • a rundown on Provençal wine
  • info on politics in Provence
  • full coverage of Provence’s dynamic past
  • details on the music of the region

Coverage includes: Understand Provence & the Côte d’Azur, Provence & the Côte d’Azur Today, The Cost of Living, History – Prehistoric Man, Greeks & Romans to Corruption, the Mafia & the Front National, Painters in Provence & the Côte d’Azur: Impressionists, Matisse, Picasso and Modern Art, Cinema & the Arts: Cinema, Architecture and Literature, Provençal Food & Wine, Vegetarians & Vegans, Pastis: The Milk of Provence, Directory A–Z, Transport and Language.

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