Markets of Provence: Food, Antiques, Crafts, and More (Paperback)

Food, Antiques, Crafts, and More

By Marjorie R. Williams

St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250051271, 320pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2016

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Description

Provence, France, is justly famous for its dazzling light, vibrant colors, rich history, and flavorful foods and wines. And its markets have been the beating heart of Provencal life since the Middle Ages. In Markets of Provence, Marjorie R. Williams whisks you away to 30 of the best. This pocketable guide, complete with detailed maps and organized by days of the week, gives you all the information you need for your visit to this Mediterranean region.

Included are: indispensable advice on timing, navigation, negotiation and payment; tips on etiquette while surveying vendors' produce; and even some French language lessons to help you brush up on your essential francais. Complete with restaurant recommendations and other useful tips, this book will help you get the most out of the experience. Supplemented with beautiful full-color photographs and color-coded maps, Markets of Provence is a must-have for every traveler.



About the Author

MARJORIE R. WILLIAMS is the coauthor of Markets of Paris. Her work has been featured in Afar, NPR's Travel with Rick Steves, The Huffington Post, France Today, and House Beautiful. She also blogs on travel, food, and markets around the world. Marjorie travels extensively and believes that exploring markets is one of the most rewarding ways of immersing oneself in the local culture. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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