Explore Nice & the French Riviera : Insight Guides
Despite the crowds, Nice and the French Riviera have maintained their allure as a playground for the rich, suntanned and beautiful. Its rich artistic legacy and unspoilt hinterland add to the heady mix. Explore Nice and the French Riviera is part of a new series and is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this colorful and glamorous part of southern France: a full-color guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes which lead you from the labyrinthine streets of Old Nice and the elegant Promenade des Anglais to the majestic views along the Corniche. Insight’s trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to southern France’s wonderful Mediterranean cuisine, shopping, and nightlife, as well as its history. The best places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route and in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of practical information, including our selection of hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and evocative photography captures the magical light and color of the Riviera.