The Rough Guide to the Dordogne and the Lot

Author: Jan Dodd

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843532484

Category: Travel

Page: 416

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The Rough Guide to The Dordogne and the Lot is the insider's handbook to one of France's most compelling regions. A full-colour section introduces the region's highlights, from the vineyards of Bordeaux to the prehistoric cave paintings of the Vezere Valley. The guide provides in-depth coverage of all these activities and sights, and many more, including the Dordogne valley's magnificent chbteaux and renowned local markets. The authors provide practical advice on navigating the region's waterways, whether by canoe or canal boat. For all corners of the region, there are authoritative reviews of the best places to eat, drink and stay, from humble B+B's to Michelin-starred restaurants. Finally, the contexts section provides incisive background on the region's history, culture, festivals and superb cuisine.

The Rough Guide to The Dordogne & the Lot

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 024131478X

Category: Travel

Page: 328

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The Rough Guide to the Dordogne & the Lot is the definitive guide to this beautiful and beguiling region of France, with clear maps, expert accounts, inspirational itineraries and fascinating historical and cultural information. Discover the Dordogne and the Lot's many highlights, with stunning photography and comprehensive coverage of everything from the prettiest villages and best markets to the amazing prehistoric cave art and the region's sumptuous wines. Detailed practical advice covers what to see and do in the Dordogne and the Lot, from cycling trails and hiking routes to canoeing down the rivers, and you can rely on up-to-date descriptions of the best restaurants and bars for all budgets, as well as the lowdown on where to stay, from campsites and chambers d'hôte to sumptuous château hotels. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to the Dordogne & the Lot.

The Rough Guide to France

Author: Rough Guides (Firm)

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843530565

Category: Travel

Page: 1328

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From cosmopolitan Paris to the sunny Cote d'Azur, from historical Normandy to the rocky Pyrenes, this new edition updates the best of towns, attractions, and landscapes of every region. 100 maps. of color photos.

The Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon

Author: Brian Catlos

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405387823

Category: Travel

Page: 400

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The Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon is the most comprehensive guide to this beautiful and varied corner of southwest France. Written by a renowned historian with more than 15 years' experience in the region, it's packed with insightful accounts, detailed practical information and clear maps. You'll find everything you need to know to make the most of the region's highlights - with information on accommodation, places to eat and much more - whether in the vibrant city of Toulouse, the magnificent fortress of Carcassonne, the picturesque beach town of Collioure or the sleepy hamlets of the Orb valley. The Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon includes thorough coverage of outdoor activities, from boating along the Canal du Midi and hiking in the Pyrenees to rafting or canoeing down the Ariège. Plus, there's insightful historical and cultural background information and two lavishly illustrated colour inserts introducing you to the legacy of the Cathars and the food and wine of Languedoc and Roussillon. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon.

The Rough Guide to Dordogne & the Lot

Author: Jan Dodd

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1848366736

Category: Travel

Page: 384

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The Rough Guide to the Dordogne and the Lot is the ultimate handbook for discovering the region, from its spectacular limestone caves to the fairytale ch�teau of Najac. Discover walks and cycle trails to ancient cliffs and peaceful riverbanks, and stop off at world-famous vineyards. Foodies will enjoy a full-colour section on A taste of P�rigord, sharing the best of the region's world-renowned cuisine, while readers are directed to the finest restaurants and water-side caf�s, not to mention festivals and local markets. Whether you're looking for the best campsites 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 boat tours to rail services, relying on the clearest maps of any guide. Explore all corners of this region with authoritative background information on everything from the region's varied landscapes and wildlife to its fascinating history and cultural heritage. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to the Dordogne and the Lot.

Walnut Wine and Truffle Groves

Culinary Adventures in the Dordogne

Author: Kimberley Lovato,Laura Schmalhorst

Publisher: Running Press Adult

ISBN: 0762440368

Category: Cooking

Page: 248

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Pull up a chair and visit the Dordogne (called Périgord by the locals) the way it should be visited: one bite at a time. Walnut Wine and Truffle Groves is a culinary travel book that navigates the back roads—as well as the menus and markets—of the southwestern region of France with newfound excitement. Through interviews with local home cooks and chefs, visits to local farms, historic sites and wineries, market tours, and serendipitous detours, Lovato provides a glimpse into this unspoiled wonderland. The alluring recipes and stunning photographs let readers discover the true jewels in France’s culinary crown as well as discover the country’s most beautiful and less trod-upon provinces. Winner of the 2010 Gourmand World Cookbooks Award (USA) for Culinary Travel in the category of Lifestyle, Body and Soul and a Cordon d' Or - Gold Ribbon International Culinary Academy Award in 2011.

Dordogne and Lot

Author: Michael Pauls,Dana Facaros

Publisher: Wu Wei Ltd

ISBN: 9781906098926

Category: Travel

Page: 288

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The Dordogne takes people by surprise. Green and calm and quiet, at first glance it seems like just another corner of rural France designed for good food, fine wine and easy living. Then they notice that it holds humanity's first great works of art, provocative paintings on the walls of its caves that go back over 15,000 years BC. It's been a busy crossroads ever since. The land of a thousand castles has cinematic medieval donjons and turreted Renaissance châteaux to rival those of the Loire. A dramatic history hasn't kept the Dordogne from polishing the arts of everyday life. There's an inviting cuisine based on duck, foie gras and truffles, and lovely villages of warm golden stone that complement some of France's most civilized landscapes. Including ideas for great days out, locals recommendations and travel tips to avoid the crowds and save money, Footprint's full-colour guide Dordogne & Lot gives an insight into a region that will have you reaching for their passport today.What the locals say: Suggestions from local people on where to go and what to do A year in the region: Month-by-month guide to pros and cons of visiting at certain times of the year Great days out: A series of great driving routes and city walks Favourite things: The author's personal recommendations of a place of an activity Pick of the picnic spots: Where to picnic and the best places to buy your goodies

Dordogne, Berry, Limousin

Author: Michelin Travel Publications (Firm)

Publisher: Michelin Editions des Voyages

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 346

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Provides a wealth of practical information on planning your visit - shopping, dining out, accommodation and seasonal events. Recommended sights and excursions for exploring destinations near and far, all graded to Michelin's renowned star system. Maps and town plans from Michelin's respected cartographers. Touring plans and itineraries to help make the most of your holiday.

The Rough Guide to the Loire

Author: James McConnachie

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843532576

Category: Travel

Page: 384

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The brand-new Rough Guide to The Loire is the essential guide to one of France''s most popular regions. A World Heritage Site, The Loire is famed for its soft, fertile countryside and a marvellous parade of châteaux. The main section of the guide has informed accounts of every attraction from the fascinating troglodyte dwellings carved out of rock-faces around Saumur to the compelling gardens at Villandry. The listings tell you where to find the best wines, the tastiest goat''s cheese and the most interesting places to stay. There are maps and plans throughout and a full-colour introductory section listing the author''s favourite ''things not to miss''. In the contexts section there is detailed background on the region''s culture, cuisine, wine, festivals and history.

The Rough Guide to France

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405389141

Category: Travel

Page: 1136

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The Rough Guide to France is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best French attractions. Discover the length and breadth of this majestic country, from the stunning lavender-covered fields of sunny Provence to the beautiful, languid canals of Burgundy and the mighty Cathar castles of Languedoc. Informative features explore the very best French wines and cheeses, as well as France's key walking regions and routes, while an extensive language section will get you started on all the most important French phrases and vocabulary. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in France while relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels in France, bars in France, restaurants in France, shops in France and French festivals for all budgets. You'll find expert tips on exploring France's varied landscapes, from the alpine slopes of the Alps to the vibrant metropolis of Paris; and authoritative background on France's history, wildlife and food, with the low-down on the top French films and books. Explore all corners of France with the clearest maps of any guide.

Dordogne, Bordeaux & the Southwest Coast

Author: Kindersley Dorling,Suzanne Boireau-Tartarat

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781409329138

Category: Bordeaux (Aquitaine, France)

Page: 320

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The DK Eyewitness Dordogne, Bordeaux & the Southwest Coast Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Dordogne, Bordeaux & the Southwest Coast effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Dordogne, Bordeaux & the Southwest Coast Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Dordogne, Bordeaux & the Southwest Coast

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465431756

Category: Travel

Page: 320

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The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Dordogne, Bordeaux & the Southwest Coast is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. This new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions. This uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you discover everything region-by-region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus, or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Dordogne, Bordeaux & the Southwest Coast effortlessly.

Blue Guide - Southwest France

Author: Delia Gray-Durant

Publisher: Blue Guides Limited

ISBN: 9780393328936

Category: Travel

Page: 647

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"Often plagiarized by other guide writers, Blue Guides have always been a gold standard for accuracy and depth."Daily Telegraph Southwest France is an increasingly popular destination for people who want to steep themselves in the tranquility afforded by the country's landscape. Delia Gray-Durant carefully takes us through this unforgettable area, offering detailed information on everything from art and architecture to where to stay and the best festivals to attend. Color photographs, maps, floor plans, diagrams.

100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go

Author: Marcia DeSanctis

Publisher: Travelers' Tales

ISBN: 1609520831

Category: Travel

Page: 420

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Told in a series of stylish, original essays, New York Times travel bestseller 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is for the serious Francophile, the woman dreaming of a trip to Paris, and those who love crisp stories well told. Like all great travel writing, this volume goes beyond the guidebook and offers insight not only about where to go but why to go there. Combining advice, memoir and meditations on the glories of traveling through France, this book is the must-have in your carry-on. Award-winning writer Marcia DeSanctis draws on years of travels and living in France to lead you through vineyards, architectural treasures, fabled gardens and contemplative hikes from Biarritz to Deauville, Antibes to the French Alps. These 100 entries capture art, history, food, fresh air and style and along the way, she tells the stories of fascinating women who changed the country’s destiny. Ride a white horse in the Camargue, find Paris’s hidden museums, try thalassotherapy in St. Malo, and buy raspberries at Nice’s Cour Saleya market. From sexy to literary, spiritual to simply gorgeous, 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is an indispensable companion for the smart and curious traveler to France.

Walking in the Dordogne

Over 30 walks in southwest France

Author: Janette Norton

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1849659311

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Guidebook describes 30 walking routes in France's beautiful Dordogne region, based around Sarlat and Bergerac. This comprehensive guidebook includes all the necessary information for planning and getting the best from your walking in the area.

Rough Guide to Australia

Author: Margo Daly,Anne Dehne

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843530909

Category: Travel

Page: 1232

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The Rough Guide to Australia is the essential guide to the continent. Features include: bull;Full-colour section introducing Australia's highlights. bull;In-depth coverage of all the attractions, from glamorous Sydney and the east coast's stunning beaches to the rugged grandeur of the Red Centre. bull;Up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, for every budget. bull;Practical details on everything from exploring the wilderness of Kakadu and diving the reefs to braving an Outback drive. bull;Informed background on history, film, Aboriginal culture and Australia's unique fauna and flora. bull;Maps and plans for every region.

Rough Guide Audio Phrasebook and Dictionary - Latin American Spanish

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241184487

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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The Rough Guide Audio Phrasebook and Dictionary: Latin American Spanish is a highly practical introduction to the language, great for learning the basics before you go and for looking up words and phrases while you're on vacation. Learn to say and understand key phrases by listening along to dialogue, either within the eBook (if your e-reader supports audio) or at roughguides.com/phrasebooks. The book also includes an English-Spanish and Spanish-English double dictionary, travel tips from Rough Guide authors, and an extensive menu reader. Equivalent printed extent 264 pages

The Rough Guide to Kent, Sussex and Surrey

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241314720

Category: Travel

Page: 336

View: 5905

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The Rough Guide to Kent, Sussex and Surrey is the most comprehensive travel guide to this beautiful region. Discover the area's highlights with stunning photography, itineraries and colour-coded maps, plus up-to-date listings and information. You'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do, from ancient castles, magnificent gardens and modern art galleries to award-winning vineyards, white-sand beaches and walks in the South Downs National Park. Comprehensive, up-to-date reviews highlight the best B&Bs, campsites, cafés, restaurants and pubs for all budgets, giving you expert advice on which of Whitstable's famous oyster bars or Brighton's buzzy beach bars to try first. Whether you're visiting for a weekend or a longer stay, The Rough Guide to Kent, Sussex and Surrey is all you need for the perfect trip.