A Book of the Riviera

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Cap Roux, Estérel

A BOOK OF


THE RIVIERA



BY S. BARING-GOULD


"On Old Hyems’ Chin, And icy crown,
An Odorous Chaplet Of Sweet Summer Buds
Is Set."

Midsummer Night's Dream, , 2.


 



WITH FORTY ILLUSTRATIONS


SECOND EDITION



METHUEN & CO.

36 ESSEX STREET W.C.

LONDON

First Published . . . November 1905

Second Edition . . . December 1909

CONTENTS
 
chapter page
I. Provence 1
II. Le Gai Saber 24
III. Marseilles 39
IV. Aix 55
V. Toulon 72
VI. Hyères 84
VII. Les Montagnes Des Maures 97
VIII. Raphael and Fréjus 113
IX. Draguignan 130
X. L’Estérel 147
XI. Grasse 157
XII. Cannes 180
XIII. Nice 205
XIV. Monaco 227
XV. Mentone 255
XVI. Bordighera 264
XVII. San Remo 276
XVIII. Alassio 288
XIX. Savona 296