Moon Provence

Hillside Villages, Local Food & Wine, Coastal Escapes

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By Jamie Ivey

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$19.99

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$24.99 CAD

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  1. Trade Paperback $19.99 $24.99 CAD
  2. ebook $13.99 $16.99 CAD

From sweet-smelling lavender fields and beachside restaurants to rosé vineyards and truffle markets, Moon Provence reveals a feast for the senses. Inside you’ll find:
  • Flexible itineraries for exploring Provence at your own pace, including the best of the region in 7 days, a day in Aix-en-Provence, and more
  • Strategic advice for art lovers, oenophiles, outdoor enthusiasts, and families
  • The top sights and unique experiences: Marvel at the lavender fields in full bloom, stroll through a market of fresh produce and artisan-made goods, or explore Avignon’s Palais des Papes, the largest Gothic palace in the world. Step into the world of Van Gogh’s art in Arles, village-hop through the charming Petit and Grand Luberon, or have a gladiator moment in a Roman arena. Hike in Les Alpilles Regional Park, bike the ascent of Mont Ventoux, one of the most punishing climbs on the Tour de France, or just play a game of pétanque by the beach
  • The best local flavors: Sip rosé where the wine was first created, try cured wild boar saucisson or a hearty bowl of daube de boeuf, and sample truffle cheeses
  • Honest insight from Provence local Jamie Ivey on where to eat, sleep, and discover the true spirit of the South of France
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Focused coverage of Aix-en-Provence, The Luberon, Arles, Les Alpilles and the Camargue, Avignon and the Vaucluse, Marseille, and more
  • Thorough background information on the landscape, wildlife, history, government, and culture
  • Handy tools including a French phrasebook, customs and conduct, and information for LGBTQ, solo, and senior travelers, as well as families and travelers with disabilities
With Moon’s practical advice and insider tips, you can experience the best of Provence.

Spending more time in France? Check out Moon French Riviera or Moon Normandy & Brittany.

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On Sale
Dec 17, 2019
Page Count
336 pages
Publisher
Moon Travel
ISBN-13
9781640491236

Jamie Ivey

About the Author

Jamie Ivey is the author of four award-winning travel books about life in the South of France. His books have been published globally, including American, Chinese, Dutch and Polish editions. He has also written the Luberon section of the Time Out Guide to the South of France. He has been featured frequently in the UK national press including The Times, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express. He is also frequently featured in French focused magazines.

Writer and journalist Jon Bryant lives in the south of France with his wife, the writer Ruby Soames, and their two children. Jon has traveled and written about Burma, Egypt, Sri Lanka, China, Australia, Germany, Portugal and Norway but he specializes in France, Spain, and the Mediterranean, where he has been based since 2003.

Passionate about writing, antiquing, art, cycling, and of course the French Riviera, Jon likes to nurture his curiosity by exploring hidden villages and pathways on his travels. He has written for the Daily Telegraph, The Observer, The Times, and The Independent, mainly about arts, culture, curious places and travel around the Mediterranean. He also covers the south of France for The Guardian and has written for numerous French magazines.

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