AAA Essential French Riviera is packed with full-color travel information, tips, maps and more. The innovative cover format includes an expansion flap on both front and back covers. Cover 2 and its facing page and cover 3 with its facing page depict frequently used maps throughout the French Riviera. The expansion flaps make these maps bigger and more detailed than those of the competition. The cover appearance has been created with a distinctive new design while still allowing the new formats to integrate with existing titles on the shelf. Each title now has an atlas integrated into the body of the book, up to 30 pages of full-color atlas maps - no need to carry extra maps! Regional maps assist travelers with planning and getting around. This guide includes history and travel information about the French Riviera's popular sights and little-known treasures. Points of interest include the Casino de Monte-Carlo, the Maeght Foundation Museum, the Oceanographic Museum and many others. Specific attractions within Barbados' cities and regions include national parks, environmental areas, shopping centers, museums and more. The "Essence of the French Riviera" section suggests, "The charms of the Riviera are so varied that most visitors are at a loss to know where to start. First-time visitors soon fall under the region's spell while those who already know it remain enchanted, returning year after year." Sections in the AAA Essential Guide books include:
Viewing - Historical timelines and happenings, local features and weather, the essence of the locale, famous people and other data such as transportation and money.
The 10 Essentials - If you have limited time in the city/country, these are the 10 experiences you shouldn't miss
The Top Ten - The Top Ten points-of-interest with detailed descriptions and photos
What to See - Broken down by city or region, gives detailed information and maps on What to See
Drive / Walk - Scattered throughout the What to See section are recommendations for drive trips or walk tours
Where to: Eat and Drink, Stay, Shop, Take Children and Be Entertained -Descriptions, photos and lots of details on restaurants, lodgings and shopping. And for those traveling with kids, there are Take Children activities specially targeted to their interests. Entertainment for you or the family can be found in Be Entertained.
Practical Matters - Tips, lists, guidelines for planning, packing and preparation. Also on currency, weather, travel documents, airports, customs, time zones, driving signs, electricity, telephones, hospitals, health cautions, clothing sizes and more!