The Roman Provence Guide
Mullin's succinct history and guide to the many monuments, arches and other antiquities of Provincia Nostra, the first Roman territory outside Italy, covers the must-see archaeological sites of Provence and neighboring Languedoc in detail.
Cyclopedia, It's All About the Bike
The distinguished journalist and cycling fan William Fotheringham brings humor and substance to this irresistible compendium, organized A-to-Z. With maps and illustrations.
A Year in Provence
The original best-selling tale of settling down in Provence, told with warmth and a great deal of humor. It offers a wonderful inside look at the charms and quirks of the people and the countryside in the south of France.
The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence
With an excellent introduction to the history, culture, landscapes and pleasures of Southern France, this illustrated guide features 34 towns and villages across Provence from the Vaucluse to Bonnieux and Gordes, tranquil Alpine villages and southern vineyards.
Lonely Planet French Phrasebook
This handy phrasebook focuses on pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
The Cyclist's Bucket List
This colorful guide takes riders around the world, cataloging the most sensory and emotional journeys for the most passionate and hardcore cyclists.
Eyewitness Guide Provence & the Cote D'Azur
This is an illustrated, colorful guide to the art and architecture, literature, history and attractions of Provence. With photographs and site plans, maps and sections on the Riviera, the Var, Bouches-du-Rhone, Vaucluse and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
The Road from the Past, Traveling through History in France
Time travel through France by way of its finest castles, chateaux, cathedrals and monasteries. This unusual travelogue is an invaluable companion for traveling in Paris, southern France, the Dordogne and the Loire Valley, combining personal observation with large doses of well-presented history.
A companion to all things Provencal, from bouillabaisse to lavender and vinaigre, by the British expatriate and Francophile Peter Mayle.
Four Queens, The Provencal Sisters Who Ruled Europe
Transporting you back to the apogee of independent Provencal power in the Middle Ages, Goldstone captures the drama of 13th-century Europe in this history of the four daughters of the count of Provence -- future queens of France, England, Germany and Sicily.
A Pig in Provence: Good Food and Simple Pleasures in the South of France
Marvelously frank about daily chores and the decidedly unglamorous business of raising goats and pigs, Brennan lards her earthy tale of the rural life with recipes, one per chapter.
Provence Alps French Riviera Map 527
A colorful and detailed map of the region from Lyon to Marseille along the Rhone River, at a scale of 1:200,000.
A love letter to Provence, strong on the Greek and Roman heritage of the region.
Tender is the Night
Fitzgerald's tragic tale of wealthy expatriate lovers living on the French Riviera. Dick and Nicole Diver fill their home with friends, but cannot find happiness and slowly slip into psychological despair.
The Popes of Avignon, A Century in Exile
Grounded in the architecture and papal legacy of Avignon and the surrounding area, this engaging history sets the 70-year period of papal exile in the south of France against the context of Europe's turbulent transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
Death at the Chateau Bremont
When local nobleman Etienne de Bremont falls to his death from the family chateau, the town is abuzz with rumors. A lively whodunit steeped in the rich and romantic atmosphere of Aix-en-Provence.
Two Towns in Provence
Celebrated food writer M.F.K. Fisher contrasts village life in Aix-en-Provence with bustling Marseilles, evoking these two favorite places with anecdote and loving description.
A reprint of the classic 1905 account of travels through Provence, focusing on the history of the region from Greek and Roman temples to Medieval market towns and castles.
The Yellow House
Gayford chronicles three turbulent months in the everyday lives of Van Gogh and Gauguin in Arles, where the two artists worked side by side in 1888. With 60 black-and-white reproductions.
Picnic in Provence, A Memoir With Recipes
In her sassy, appetizing memoir, Bard moves into an old house in the south of France and opens an artisanal ice cream shop. Alongside her delicious recipes, she reflects on marriage, motherhood and the joys of French slow-living.