Top 5 Inspirational Assouline Travel Books
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Assouline is the first luxury brand about culture. Founded in Paris in 1944 by Prosper and Martine Assouline, it began with the desire to create a new, contemporary style of book.
The Assouilines have since expanded their vision to include 1,700 titles in three main collections, along with special editions and unique library accessories.
Reading Assouline travel books will take you on an unforgettable journey around the world. FindGuide wishes you a good ride!
Can you imagine a small mining camp during the Colorado Silver Boom of the late nineteenth century becoming the getaway of choice for the world's elite?
That’s it. For each person who comes to Aspen, it becomes a treasure, valued for what's above ground rather than below. Aspen’s history is such an intensity of ups and downs. From the «quiet years» to turning into financial titans’ residence.
Meet an eclectic, diverse crowd. Feel the romance of untouched landscapes and stark glamour. Discover the rustic-chic atmosphere of the Hotel Jerome. Be as unconquered as Aspen Mountain to withstand climate change.
Capri Dolce Vita
Capri. A destination full of ancient charm, dating back to the Roman Empire. The best way to heal your physical and mental wounds in the fresh and clean air, as prescribed by Axel Munthe.
Travel back in time to meet literary icons, celebrities and poets, or admire the rich Mediterranean spirit of the island, where every inch is filled with incredible beauty. Сapri is the place that legends tell about.
Sounds appealing? Read the book and you'll see: it doesn't have the Bunin’s ending, and even if you’re from San Francisco, you won’t feel like a gentleman from there.
Lake Como Idyll
Welcome back to Italy. From an impressive island to the stunning Lake Como in the Alps. Get away from your daily routine full of rushing and concerns. You are here to enjoy a mystical old fashion and lazy days by the lake.
Experience the beauty of Villa d'Este, Passalacqua and Villa del Balbianello with their lush gardens and fragrant greenery. Enjoy scenic walks and luxurious boat rides over the sparkling waters. See the revived painting of Samuel Prout. Visit the lakeside villas that Plinius Secundus called “the Tragedy” and “the Comedy”.
Imagine yourself being Percy Shelley, who once wrote: «This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty, with the exception of the Arbutus Islands of Killarney. It is long and narrow, and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests».
We're on a tour around the Italian islands. Welcome to Sicily. Welcome to ancient Siracusa. Welcome to Luigi Pirandello's motherland. Look around. Do you sense the smell of antiquity with a hint of modernity? If so, this is it. A passionate place, rich in history and cultural diversity.
From ancient legends to modern films, Sicily's influence is palpable and deeply rooted in the past and present. Discover the authentic charm and luxury of Villa Sant'Andrea and Grand Hotel Timeo, two resorts in Taormina with breathtaking panoramas of the Mediterranean. The Grand Hotel Timeo boasts a prime location near an ancient Greek theatre and the majestic Mount Etna.
Taste Sicilian cuisine, deeply fragrant, touching every soul and gut. Admire Sicily's sophisticated architecture and amazing cultural mix of Middle Eastern, European and African influences.
Feel the atmosphere of the Sicilian mafia. Catch the Godfather’s vibe. Discover why Sicily evokes such powerful feelings of passion, intrigue and pride, and why it remains a must-visit destination for travelers.
St. Tropez Soleil
St Tropez is an enchanting paradise that has inspired a who's who of famous writers, from Françoise Sagan to Colette, as well as world-famous artists such as Paul Signac and Henri Matisse, and even filmmakers.
The spirit of St Tropez remains the same throughout the years and this book is an ode to the unique “joie de vivre” that keeps everyone coming back. Take part in "La Piscine" with Alain Delon. Hit the catwalk in the new Chanel collection. Try the Tarte Tropézienne for a touch of mellowness.
Let one of these books inspire you to visit the place you want. Find Guide will help you find the best local guide to show you all the hidden treasures of the world. Be sure that it will be more than just a trip!