Sunflower Books Landscapes: Languedoc-Roussillon and Western Provence

12 Car Tours, 70 Long and Short Walks, Recommended Restaurants; Authors: John Underwood; Pat Underwood
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12 car tours, 70 long and short walks, 35 picnic suggestions

One of a two volumes covering Provence, intended for motorists who want to tour by car and enjoy some superb walks along the way. Beginning at Aix-en-Provence, you travel west via the Luberon and Mont Ventoux to the great Roman cities and the Pont du Gard. After forays north to the Ardeche, the Tarn and the Cirque de Navacelles, head south through Herault to Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi. Crossing the Corbieres and the Land of the Cathars, you reach the foot of Canigou, holy mountain of the Pyrenees. The touring routes have been described in such detail that there is no need to make constant reference to a map.

The walks selected - all set in areas of great natural beauty or historical interest - are those the authors believe offer the greatest sense of satisfaction for the effort involved. They are mostly circular walks suitable for moderately fit people and are not the tough GR routes.

The book is also ideal for those taking city breaks to places like Carcassonne, Perpignan, Nimes, Marseille, Montpellier with the budget airlines.

Unusually for a 'Landscapes' guide, this book includes recommended restaurants, with details of their menus.

The Landscapes Series from Sunflower are not books for those wanting a relaxing break, they are for those travellers who are prepared to get in their car and for those travellers wanting to see and eat at the best places the region has to offer. Yes, a little effort is required on some walks, but the views and experiences this book will bring are second to none.

Product Details
Publisher Sunflower Books
Series The Landscape Series
Product Type Paperback
Pages 192pp
Dimensions 212 x 103 x 13mm
Language English text
Date 2015
Item weight 0.25 Kg


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