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TRAVELLER'S GUIDE

THROUGH

FRANCE;

CONTAINING A
GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL AND PICTURESQUE DESCRIPTION

OF
EVERY REMARKABLE PLACE

IN THAT KINGDOM;
With Notices of the Climate, natural Productions, Anti-

quities, Curiosities, Trade and Manufactures : together
with Sketches of Manners, Society and Customs; in-
cluding detailed Accounts of all the principal Cities,
particularly Lyons, Marseilles, Bordeaux, Toulouse,
Montpellier, Tours, Rouen, etc. etc., Visits to Hyères,
Nice, Bagnères and Barrèges, and Excursions on the

Rhone, Garonne, and Loire :
With an exact Itinerary of Distances in Posts and

English Miles,
AND INDICATION OF THE PRINCIPAL INNS.
Together with useful Hints and Advice to the conti-
nental Traveller, and a comparative Table of English
and French Weights and Measures;

BY COXE;
With considerable corrections and additions ; also aug-
mented by a Tour through Auvergne, Britanny, and
various other parts of the Kingdom, not in the London
edition of this Work.

PARIS:
* PUBLISHED BY GALIGNANI ;
AT THE FRENCH, ENGLISH, ITALIAN, GERMA
LIBRARY, N.° 18, RUE XUVON

1819.

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INTRODUCTION.

The kingdom of France, once more returned within its ancient liniits, is bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south, by the Mediterranean and Pyrenees; or the east, by Savoy, Switzerland; and Germany; and on the north, by Belgium, and the English Channel. It extends from about the 42d to near the 51st degree of north latitude; and from about the 7th degree of longitude, west from Paris, to about the 5th on the east í being in length from N. to S. about 600 English miles, or in breadth from W. to E. about 560. Its extent may be computed at 148,840 square miles.

Divisions.-France is divided into eighty-six departments, which, with the ancient provinces, and principal towns, așe as follows. Ancient Provinces. Departments. Chief Towns. Flandre Francaise.. Nord ........ Lille. Artois............ Pas-de-Calais. - Arras. Picardie .......... Somme....... Amiens,

(Seine Infér... Rouen.

Calvados ..... Ciren. Normandie.. Marcbe,,.... Contances.

Orne.........

Alencon.
Eure.........

Evreux.
Seine ........ Paris.

Seine and Oise. Versailles,
Hes de Fraecn .. Oise ......... Beauvais.

Aisne........ Laon.
Seine and Mar. Melun.

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Ancient Provinces. Departments. * Chief Townse. In Nigel (Marne ......

Châlons-sur-Marnes

Ardennes..... Mézières.'' }variety Champagne...... Aube ........ Troyes.

(Haute Marne.. Chaumont.s.d? pe (Meuse., ......

Bar-sur-Ornain.

Moselle .....
Lorraine........

Meurthe...... Nancy.
Vosges....... Epinal.

Haut-Rhin...! Colmar.
Alsace...!

.: Bas-Rhin..... Strasbourg.

(Ille et Villaine. Rennes.

Côtes du Nord. Saint-Brieux, Bretagne..... .. Finistère ..,., Quimper.

per. Butik Morbihan .... Vannes. Papuriin. (Loire Inférien. Nantes.

Sarthe ....... Le Mans. Väine et Perche... } Mayenne. Laval. Anjou..........'

Maven.et Loir. Angers. Jy

Indie et Loire. Tows. Do Touraine... ••*. 'T' (Loiret...... Orléans." ; Orléannais...iccir Eure et Loire. Chartres.

Loire et Cher. Blois. orii . Inore .......

Châteauroux: Berri.......44:41. Cher........

i. Bourges. Nivernais.........

Niévre ..... Nevers.6-4099 may
Yonne....... Auxerre. ,

Côte-d'Or... Dijon.
Bourgogne .soides.

Saone et Loire Macon.
Ain,.,...vol. Bourg.

Haute-Saone.. Vesoul. 14.. Franche-Comité... Doubs ....... Besancon.

Jura ........

Lons-le-Saulnier,

(Vendée ...... Fontenay le Peuple. Poitou............ Deux Sèvres. . Niort.

Vienne....... Poitiers.
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Ancient Provinces. Departments. Chief Towns. , Saintonge. ziaden Charente Infér. Saintes. Angoumois ans. Charente .... Angoulême.

isŚ Puy-de-Dôme. Clermont. Auvergne........ Cantal ...... St. Flour,

Rhône ...ci Lyons
Loire ........ Monibrison.
Isère....niin Grenoble,

Hautes-Alpes. Gap.
Darphiné.....

Drôme...... Valence.
Dordogne ... Périgneux.
Gironde..... Bordeaux.
Lot et Garonne Agen.

Cahors.
Guienne ..........
::;:;Aveyron...... Rhodez.

Rhodez. nimic
Gers, :;::...
Landes....... Mont de Marsan.
(Hautes Pyrén. Tarbes.

Dernie
Béarn.....ecco... Bass, Pyrénées. Pau.
Compté de Foix.... Arriége....... Tarascon.
Roussillon, vänsli, Pyrén.-Orient. Perpignan,

Haute Garonne Toulouse.

| Aude ....... Carcassonne.
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Tarn...sirin. Castres.
Gard., ... . Nimes. .,

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Lozère. . ... Mende.
Ardèche.. !

Privas.
Haute Loire... Le Puy.
Héraut....... Montpellier

Bou, du Rhône Aix.
Provence...in

Basses Alpes.. Digne.

Toulon.si

Vaucluse, with) Venaissin........

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Languedoc,......

Avignon..::;:7"

the Bouches Avignon.

Climate, etc. The climate of so extensive a country as France, may be expected to be various. In general it is far more clear and serene than that of England: but the northern provinces are exposed

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