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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


ILLUSTRATIONS

CAP ROUX, L'ESTÉREL
Frontispiece
From a photograph by G. Richard.
GOD'S CANDELABRA
To face page 1
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
A PASSAGE IN THE GORGE DU LOUP
4
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
PALMS AT CANNES
7
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
LA RADE, MARSEILLES
39
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
KING RÉNÉ
63
From the triptych of the Burning Bush, at Aix.
OLIVE TREES
85
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
PINES NEAR HYÈRES
89
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
A CAROB TREE
97
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
GRIMAUD
109
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
AN UMBRELLA PINE, S. RAPHAEL
113
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
LE LION DE TERRE, S. RAPHAEL
115
From a photograph by A. Bandieri.
THÉOULE
149
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
L'ESTÉREL FROM CANNES
153
From a photograph by G. Richard.
GRASSE, LES BLANCHISEUSES
157
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
GARROS
167
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
THE CASCADE OF THE LOUP
172
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
FALL IN THE GORGE OF THE LOUP
173
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
INTERIOR OF THE CHÂTEAU SAINT HONORAT
To face page 180
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
THE PRISON OF THE MAN WITH THE IRON MASK
190
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
THE CASTLE OF S. HONORAT
195
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
LA NAPOULE
203
From a photograph by J. Giletta
THE CASCADE OF THE CHÂTEAU, NICE
205
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
VlLLEFRANCHE
225
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
EZE
226
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
MONACO
227
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
THE THEATRE, MONTE CARLO
237
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
POSTCARDS PROHIBITED AT MONACO
244


THE GAMING SALOON, MONTE CARLO
248
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
THE CONCERT HALL, MONTE CARLO
252
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
MENTONE
255
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
PALMS, GIARDINO WINTER, BORDIGHERA
264
From a photograph by Neurdein frères.
DOLCE ACQUA
273
From a photograph by Alinari.
SAN AMPELIO, BORDIGHERA
274
From a photograph by Alinari.
ARCHES IN STREET, BORDIGHERA
276
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
CERIANA
279
From a photograph by G. Brogi.
BUSSANA
280
From a photograph by J. Giletta.
ALBENGA
293
From a photograph by Alinari.
SAVONA
301
From a photograph by Alinari.
POPE SIXTUS IV
304
From an old engraving.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1924, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.