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The darlings of France tourism, Provence and the Côte d'Azur have always been unparalleled escapist destinations. With unbelievable coasts and rustic-chic villages, they attract hoards of visitors anxious to chase away the cold. Glossy magazines continue to trumpeting such glamour meccas as St-Tropez, making the area hotter than ever. A new Welcome to Provence page will open the book, introducing the region with excitement and drama and providing an at-a-glance list of top reasons to go. The new full-color Provence & the French Riviera Today spread will give readers a handle on what the region is like today and what to expect when visiting. Fodor's Provence and the Côte d'Azur tops out at a value-packed 400+ pages vs. the 384 pages of Frommer's Provence and the Riviera or 320 of Lonely Planet. The book offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.