This title presents dynamic new two-color layout for easy navigation. It features new magazine style, combining stunning photography, tailored itineraries and a personal take on the country; and, clear, newly designed two-color maps throughout for increased ease of use. This is the only guides with full-color touring maps of the whole region. This title includes extensive listings of hotels and restaurants - all personally recommended for a really local flavor. It also includes Top Don't Miss sights for each regional chapter, plus Author Choices of personal favorite places to stay and eat. The author swans around Brigitte Bardot's former haunts in St-Tropez; explores Monaco's glittering nightlife and smells the money in Monte-Carlo's glamorous casinos; takes in the fragrant plains that produce flowers for the perfumers of Grasse; visits tranquil villages perches just behind the coastal strip; lets you learn to cook with a top chef; explores flower markets and turtle sanctuaries, and takes a boat trip to the golden Iles d'Hyeres; and, follows an art trail in the colorful footsteps of Cocteau, Matisse, Dufy and Cezanne.