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The Rough Guide to Paris 17/e

Travel Guide with Free eBook
  • ISBN-13: 9781839058479
  • Publisher: ROUGH GUIDES
    Imprint: ROUGH GUIDES
  • By Rough Guides
  • Price: AUD $34.99
  • Stock: 101 in stock
  • Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
  • Local release date: 30/05/2023
  • Format: Paperback (198.00mm X 129.00mm) 392 pages Weight: 420g
  • Categories: Travel & holiday guides [WTH]France [1DDF]
Practical travel guide to Paris featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Paris, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Paris, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. The Rough Guide to Paris covers: The Islands, The Louvre, The Champs-Elysees and around, The Grand Boulevards and passages, Beaubourg and Les Halles, the Marais, Bastille and around, the Quartier Latin, St-Germain, The Eiffel Tower quarter, Montparnasse and Southern Paris, Montmarte and Northern Paris, Canal St. Martin and La Villette, Belleville and Menilmontant, Auteuil and Passy, The Suburbs, Day-trips from Paris, Disneyland Paris. Inside this travel guide you'll find: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selection for every kind of trip to Paris, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in the Marais to family activities in child-friendly places, like The Centre Pompidou or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like the Eiffel Tower. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including Paris entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES Carefully planned routes covering the best of Paris give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for live music, eating in brasseries and bistrots, boat rides, browsing modern art. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS Rough Guides' rundown of Versailles, Giverny, Belleville, Passy's best sights and top experiences help to make the most of each trip to Paris, even in a short time. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS: Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Paris, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Paris, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Jardin du Luxembourg and the spectacular The Champs-Elysees. COLOUR-CODED MAPPING Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Montmartre, the Quartier Latin and many more locations in Paris, reduce need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time. FREE EBOOK Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.
Rough Guides are written by expert authors who are passionate about both writing and travel. They have detailed knowledge of the areas they write about--having either traveled extensively or lived there--and their expertise shines through on every page. It's priceless information, delivered with wit and insight, providing the down-to-earth, honest read that is the hallmark of Rough Guides.
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