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The French Riviera

a literary guide for travellers

by Ted Jones

  • 271 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by I.B. Tauris, Distributed by Palgrave Macmillan in the USA and Canada in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Riviera (France),
  • France,
  • Riviera
    • Subjects:
    • Literary landmarks -- France -- Riviera -- Guidebooks.,
    • Riviera (France) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-228) and index.

      StatementTed Jones.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN164 .J66 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3325572M
      ISBN 10186064967X
      LC Control Number2004299088
      OCLC/WorldCa52921605

      ‎A collection of photographs from the French Riviera beach cities and the inland towns, taken in Nice, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Antibes, Vence, Eze-le-village, La Turbie, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Gourdon, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Grasse, Saint-Paul-de-Vence. This book aims to blur the lines between photography as In. Back then, life was still relatively cheap on the French Riviera, particularly during the summer, since, as Fitzgerald quipped, it was “something like going to Palm Beach for July”. Come April, the visiting aristocracy closed their villas and wouldn’t return until winter, fleeing the high temperatures, mosquitoes and insalubrious sea breezes.

      Find hotels in French Riviera, France. Book online, pay at the hotel. Good rates and no reservation costs. Read hotel reviews from real guests. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Côte d'Azur. Includes indexes. Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.

      Should I get this Provence & French Riviera book in addition to either Rick's complete France guidebook or his Best of France guidebook?. Probably not. If you're only spending a few days in Provence and/or the French Riviera, as part of a longer trip in France, the Provence and Riviera chapters of either France guidebook are all you're likely to : Rick Steves. Enjoy a fully personalized French Riviera tour when you book this seamless shore excursion. Meet your driver at the Cannes Port upon disembarkation, and travel in a comfortable minibus. As this is a private tour, your itinerary is up to you.


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The French Riviera by Ted Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Riviera was part of Provence in France for much of its history and was often a microcosm of France itself, with many dynastic struggles and horrific blood-letting.

Maps and plates illustrate The French Riviera: A History, and it is also full of fascinating anecdotes. Examples include the loan of a guillotine by Nice to Grasse in the French Revolution (Nice had no victims and Grasse had thirty) and the 5/5(2).

The French Riviera: A Literary Guide for Travellers is a reader's journey along the fabled coast which has provided the inspiration and setting for some of the greatest literature The French Riviera book the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. From Hyères and St.

Tropez in the west to the Italian border in the east, Ted Jones introduces the lives and work of writers who passed this way, from distinguished Nobel laureates to new authors 5/5(10). The French Riviera: A Literary Guide for Travellers is a reader's journey along the fabled coast which has provided the inspiration and setting for some of the /5.

This book will be of particular interest to those seeking information on the lives and works of, or anecdotes about, expats and artists in the Riviera in the inter- and post-war years; the work of This is an excellent overview of the cultural attractions of the French Riviera, from the Roman ruins to famous film sets of the s/5.

The first general history of the French Riviera in English. The book ranges from the Terra Amata in Nice, occupied fromyears ago and one of the oldest inhabited pre­historic sites in the world, through wars and revolutions, to the establishment of the Silicon Valley of France in Sophia-Antipolis in Buy e-book on Amazon Kindle Buy on I bring to you a collection of photographs from the French Riviera beach cities and the inland towns, taken in Nice, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Antibes, Vence, Èze-le-village, La Turbie, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Gourdon, Cagnes.

A photobiography of this carefree era, The French Riviera of the s revitalizes the now-legendary tale of these mythic personalities caught between a desire for creation, the quest for happiness, and the looming darkness of World War II. With extraordinary images taken from personal archives, these pages depict firsthand the lifestyles and artwork of some of the most influential artists o f the 20th.

Travels Through the French Riviera: An Artist’s Guide to the Storied Coastline, from Menton to Saint-Tropez by Virginia Johnson | out of 5 stars To learn more about France past and present, and specifically Provence and the French Riviera, check out a few of these books and films.

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de Temmerman, ). This is the most complete (and priciest. The book title is Chanel’s RIVIERA. This is a book about life on the French Riviera pre WW II and after. The before war story is, as imagined, glamorous and chic. Chanel /5. Saturated with the limpid colors of sea and sun, the dazzling greens of verdant gardens, and the rose and ochre of sunbaked villas and joyous with paisleys and blue-striped sailor’s shirts and the riotous look of a patisserie window filled with confections, Travels Through the French Riviera is a gift book of visual wonder, the souvenir every Francophile will want.

But it is also a quirky yet singularly useful travel /5(17). The French Riviera (known in French as the Côte d'Azur [kot daˈzyʁ]; Occitan: Còsta d'Azur [ˈkɔstɔ daˈzyɾ]; literal translation "Azure Coast") is the Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of y: France, Monaco.

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The French Riviera of the book no longer exists of course, with many of the resorts trading on past glories and the ultra-glamorous set replaced by rather scruffily dressed mass tourism/5().

The book is a richly illustrated history of the French Riviera created first by the British, and later after World War I, by the Americans.

It begins in the nineteenth century when British aristocrats discovered the sleepy French villages on the Mediterranean, and turned them into winter resorts, building casinos, hotels, castles and cottages. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Get information on The French Riviera hotels, restaurants, entertainment, shopping, sightseeing, and activities. Read the Fodor's reviews, or post your own. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Series created by Hans Hôfer. Description: pages: color illustrations ; 23 cm.

Series Title.French Riviera A hundred years ago, celebrities from London to Moscow flocked to the French Riviera to socialize, gamble, and escape the dreary weather at home. Today, budget vacationers and heat-seeking Europeans fill belle-époque resorts at France's most sought-after fun-in-the-sun destination.Prints of London, Liverpool, Paris, Monaco, and the French Riviera.

Renata Haidle Photography. HOME. TRAVEL. BOOK. ARTICLES. ABOUT. CONTACT. More. FRENCH RIVIERA. La Turbie. La Turbie The quaint narrow alleys of medieval La Turbie, on the French Riviera.

La Turbie Tiny corner shop in La Turbie, on the French Riviera.