The Rough Guide to Brittany and Normandy

Author: Greg Ward

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 432

View: 499

The Rough Guide to Brittany & Normandy is the ultimate handbook for discovering this region, from the glorious medieval abbey of Mont-St-Michel to Monet's waterlily pond at Giverny, and the ancient Bayeux Tapestry. Discover walks and cycle trails through ancient forests and along stunning coastline and learn more about the defining feature of the Breton landscape--the awe-inspiring megaliths of Carnac. Foodies will enjoy a full-color section on Feasting in northern France, while readers are directed to the finest restaurants and café terraces, not to mention lively festivals and markets. Whether you're looking for the best camping or the most stylish hotels, you can rely on accommodation suggestions for every budget and taste. You'll find practical advice on traveling around the region, from river cruises to the SNCF rail service, as well as the clearest maps of any guide. Explore all corners of this region with authoritative background on everything from Brittany and Normandy's varied landscapes and wildlife to its fascinating history and musical heritage.

The Rough Guide to Brittany & Normandy

Author: Greg Ward

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 424

View: 690

The Rough Guide to Brittany & Normandy is the ultimate handbook for discovering the region, from the glorious medieval abbey of Mont-St-Michel to Monet's waterlily pond at Giverny, and the ancient Bayeux Tapestry. Discover walks and cycle trails through ancient forests and along stunning coastline, and learn more about the defining feature of the Breton landscape - the awe-inspiring megaliths of Carnac. Foodies will enjoy a full section on Feasting in northern France, while readers are directed to the finest restaurants and café terraces, not to mention lively festivals and markets. Whether you're looking for the best camping or the most stylish hotels, you can rely on accommodation suggestions for every budget and taste. You'll find practical advice on travelling around the region, from river cruises to the SNCF rail service, as well as the clearest maps of any guide. Explore all corners of this region with authoritative background on everything from Brittany and Normandy's varied landscapes and wildlife to its fascinating history and musical heritage. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Brittany & Normandy.

The Rough Guide to Brittany and Normandy

Author: Greg Ward

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 496

View: 765

Brittany and Normandy is one of FranceÂ's most visited regions with its outstanding scenery, picturesque villages, remarkable history and fine French produce. The Rough Guide gets under the skin of the area with informed coverage of all the sights from the magnificent abbey of Mont-St-Michel to the evocative medieval city of Rouen. There are practical tips on a host of activities including trips to BrittanyÂ's stunning off-shore islands and cycling the backroads.In each chapter there are critical reviews of the best hotels, cafés and restaurants, in every price bracket. Finally a detailed “contexts” chapter covers the history of the region, further reading and an essay on Breton music.

Brittany & Normandy

The Rough Guide

Author: Greg Ward

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN:

Category: Brittany (France)

Page: 389

View: 620

Easily accessible from Paris, Brittany and Normandy remain among France's most enduringly fascinating regions. From early Celtic rites and King Arthur's tournaments to Monet's paintings at Giverny and the D-Day landings, these shores resound with living history. Whether you're racing the tides of Mont-St-Michel or catching rays on the Norman Riviera, The Rough Guide gives you the inside track on an unforgettable trip.

Brittany and Normandy

Author: Greg Ward

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 462

View: 518

This guide to Brittany and Normandy, now in its 8th edition, contains a full colour introduction section that includes pre-trip information and a colour photograph section of the region's highlights from Monet's garden at Giverny to the Bayeux tapestry. For every part of this region there are reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink for all budgets. The guide also provides carefully researched articles on the region's history, music, festivals and cuisine.

The Rough Guide to France

Author:

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 1268

View: 720

The Rough Guide to France is the ultimate travel guide with detailed coverage of the best attractions France has to offer. Discover the vibrant regions of France, from the chateaux of the Loire, to the wineries of Burgundy and the rugged pistes of the Alps, with fully revised and updated maps of France. Discover the best regions for skiing and snowboarding, whilst relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels in France, the best bars in France and the best restaurants in France, whatever your budget. New features explore the most scenic walks in France, French food and the vibrant festivals of France. You'll find a comprehensive guide to the best of France's varied landscapes and cities from Paris, Brittany and Normandy to Alsace and Lorraine, combined with detailed practical advice on the spectacular Dordogne, Pyrenees, Cote d'Azur and Corsica regions. The Rough Guide to France will lead you to the best attractions and activities to make the most of your time and money. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to France!

The Rough Guide to the Grand Canyon

Author: Greg Ward

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 303

View: 911

This new pocket-format Rough Guide gets up close to the greatest outdoor spectacle in the USA. Along with environmental and historical background, the guide includes coverage of all the practicalities and options for specific types of Canyon experiences from camping and mule trips to back country hiking, river rafting, horse-riding, and helicopter tours. Photos.

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 1208

View: 274

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget has all you need to know for an out-of-this-world trip that won't affect your credit rating. Leave financial woes behind and get to grips with every corner of the continent, from awe-inspiring Stonehenge to the jaw-dropping Sistine Chapel, blissful beaches on Croatia's Brac and cool beers in Budapest's ruin pubs. Handy itineraries will help you decide your route, clear, colour-coded maps let you plan your days and gorgeous photos will have you rearing to go. Combined with in-depth descriptions of all the key sights and painstakingly researched recommendations for the best hostels, hotels, campsites, cafés, restaurants, bars and clubs, The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget reveals the continent in all its glory, without breaking the bank. And if you do feel like splashing out occasionally, "treat yourself" boxes offer inspiration - take a dip in the rooftop pool at Bath's Thermae Spa or track down Wroclaw's most mouthwatering pierogi, for example. Make the most of your European adventure with The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget that includes countries like Albania, Austria, Belgium & Luxembourg, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.

The Rough Guide to Southwest USA

Author: Greg Ward

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 501

View: 468

Offers travel tips along with information on accomodations, restaurants, attractions, outdoor activities, and shopping.

The Rough Guide to Honolulu

Author: Greg Ward

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 274

View: 127

The Rough Guide to Honolulu covers the epicentre of Hawaii's mass tourism, while discovering gems of untrammelled beauty on the rest of the relatively undeveloped island of Oahu. As would be expected for the surf capital of the world, the beaches are all covered in detail as are the sights, monuments, shops and architecture that make up this modern city.