Maps and Travel Guides

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Northern France Insight Guide

Cool Camping FranceThis brand new title covers Northern France in detail, with breathtaking full-colour photography alongside illuminating texts, bringing the region to life ...

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A Traveller's History of France

A Traveller's History of FranceThe Traveller's History series is designed for the traveller who feels they need more historical background information on the country in which they are staying than can be found in an ordinary guidebook ...

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Cool Camping: France 2011

Cool Camping FranceThis best-selling travel guide gets a complete update for 2011 in this fully revised Second Edition. Now covering 100 exceptional campsites and camping experiences across France, including 50 stunning new campsite discoveries ...

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Alan Rogers the Best Campsites in France 2011

Best Campsites in FranceThis informative guide to quality camping and caravanning sites in France is a regular best-seller. Featuring all kinds of campsites in France, this guide to French campsites is a must for anyone seeking that perfect French campsite ...

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France Insight Guide

Insight GuidesThis brand new edition Insight Guide to France features outstanding full-colour photography, with this edition containing over 250 brand new photographs, alongside illuminating explorations of all the places to go in a region-by-region format ...

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Nord-Pas de Calais: The Land Beyond the Ports

Nord-Pas de Calais: The Land Beyond the PortsNord-Pas de Calais is Britain's foothold in France; it's where the ferries dock and the Channel Tunnel emerges into daylight. Bradt's Cross-Channel France delves not only into the port towns but also into the forgotten France that's rarely reached ...

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Frommer's France 2011

Frommer's France 2011Updated annually, Frommer's France features in–depth coverage of the sights and experiences that await you plus background on French food, wine, film, and music...

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1000 Years of Annoying the French

1000 Years of Annoying the FrenchWas the Battle of Hastings a French victory? No! William the Conqueror was Norman and hated the French. Were the Brits really responsible for the death of Joan of Arc? No! The French sentenced her to death for wearing trousers...

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Languedoc-Roussillon - Footprint France

languedocWith its landscapes of olives, vines and cypress trees, sleepy wine villages and buzzing cities such as Montpelier and Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon is a delicious dose of Mediterranean conviviality...

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Loire Valley - Footprint France

loire valleyWhether more at home in vibrant cities such as Tours, Angers and Orleans, or slumbering rural villages, untouched by tourism the Loire Valley has something for everyone. With it's sumptuous chateaux's like Chambord and Villandry, legendary vineyards and fragrant rose gardens...

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Dordogne and Lot - Footprint France

dordogneThe Dordogne takes people by surprise. Green and calm and quiet, at first glance it seems like just another corner of rural France designed for good food, fine wine and easy living. Then they notice that it holds humanity's first great works of art, provocative paintings on the walls of its caves that go back over 15,000 years BC...

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Normandy - Footprint France

normandyGreat ports Cherbourg and Le Havre, picturesque fishing harbours like Honfleur or Dieppe, chic resorts and long sandy beaches all resonate with memories linking Normandy to its neighbour across the Channel. Discover an astonishing artistic heritage...

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Brittany - Footprint France

BrittanyThe unique bonus of Brittany is a vibrant celtic heritage, revealed in its language, music, dance, colourful local festivals, religious traditions and mystical sites. Highlights from the region plus hints and tips from local people on where to go and what to do, including Broceliande, the Carnac megaliths...

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Provence and Cote d'Azur - Footprint France

Provence & Cote d'AzurSandwiched between Italy, mainland France and North Africa, Provence and the Cote d'Azur is blessed with an interesting history, tempered by a mix of cultural influences. The Camargue's pink flamingos give way to bustling Marseilles, France's second city...

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Lonely Planet Discover France

Lonely Planet Discover FranceRenowned as producing some of the worlds best travel guides Lonely Planet has surpassed itself with a superb guide to the very best of France. The guide includes Paris, Versailles, Chartres, Champagne the Northeast, Brittany & Normandy, The Loire & Central France as well as Burgundy...

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Hg2: A Hedonist's Guide to Paris

Hg2: A Hedonist's Guide to ParisParis is often underestimated as a city. Yes, the City of Lights provides the benchmark of original, classic style in fashion, history, art, food, architecture and romance, but it is also a city whose cutting edge continues to influence movers and shakers around the world in these, and other, arenas...

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Normandy Coast from the Air - Cap De La Hague to Cap Frehel

Normandy Coast from the AirThis attractive planning and on-board guide provides the perfect way to view the coastline for sailors, motor boaters, fishermen and dinghy sailors. The superb colour photos show the outlines of the coast, suitable anchorages, harbour entrances and river estuaries...

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West France Cruising Companion

West France Cruising CompanionSteering people to the best local attractions and shopping along France's Atlantic coast, this handy guide offers clear pilotage directions (with aerial approach shots) for all major ports of call...

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Provence

ProvenceThis book takes the reader on a fascinating journey from the ancient sites in Orange to the university town of Aix-en-Provence, from the metropolis of Marseille to the spectacular Gorges du Verdon...

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