Author(s): DK Travel
Take to the open road with Back Roads France and discover 24 leisurely drives through the country’s beautiful villages and stunning landscapes.
Tour the Champagne region, drive through the hilltop villages and picturesque lavender fields of Provence, or discover Normandy’s wild west coast. Packed with insider tips and information, this easy-to-use guide reveals incredible sights, hidden gems, and authentic local experiences that can be discovered only by road.
Inside Back Roads France:
• 24 easy-to-follow driving tours, each lasting one to five days
• Guided walks take you through France’s historic towns and villages
• Experts suggest the best off-road activities in each area, from wine tours to boat trips
• Contains essential travel tips, including our pick of where to stay, eat, and shop, plus useful travel, visa, and health information
• Covers all the French rules of the road
• Includes postcodes for use with GPS, plus information on road conditions and parking tips
• Covers Nancy, Cotes de Toul, Reims, Champagne vineyards, Calais, Giverny, Dieppe, Honfleur, Deauville, Trouville, Bayeux, Mont-Saint-Michel, Dinan, Chartres, Blois, Beaune, Routes des Vins Maconnais-Beaujolais, Puy de Dome, Bergerac, Rocamadour, Albi, Bordeaux, Pont d’Espagne, Carcassonne, Montsegur, Nimes, Menton, Nice, Saint-Tropez, Cassis, Bastia, Calvi, and more
Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide to France? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide France.