Michael Portillo follows the most popular route of the Edwardian traveller through France

Leaving London behind, armed with his 1913 railway guide, Michael follows the most popular route of the Edwardian traveler through France. In Paris, he absorbs the atmosphere of La Belle Époque, he then travels south to the Cote D’Azur, learns why the area attracted the rich and artistic alike and samples the Edwardian highlife before ending his journey at the gaming tables in glamorous Monte Carlo.

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