From the Belle Époque sweep of Nice's promenade des Anglais to Romanesque cathedrals and medieval hill villages, the French Riviera offers an intriguing mix of the grandiose and the intimate along with a variety of architecture.
Explore Nice and the French Riviera is part of a new series and is the perfect pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes, taking in all of the classic sights, such as Nice and its famous food market, Monaco's grand casino, the exquisite perched villages of Èze and Roquebrune, myriad modern art museums as well as the best spots for people- and yacht-watching. Insight's trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to the Riviera's Provençal cuisine and shopping possibilities, as well as an overview of the region's famous festival scene.
Hand-picked places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route and in the directory section, which contains a wealth of useful practical information including a language guide, as well as a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and the stunning photography captures the essence and the much-painted light of the Riviera.