This brand new edition is packed with all the information you need to enjoy Paris in a genuinely pocketable format. From the iconic Eiffel Tower to monumental Notre-Dame, all places to go and unmissable attractions are explored within easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, so you can locate the information you need at a glance. The top attractions are conveniently identified to ensure you see the very best architecture, museums, parks and much more. The brand new 'Perfect Day' feature is designed to link all the most quintessentially Parisian experiences that won't fail to inspire you and will help you to plan your ideal trip. From the Grands Boulevards to the Latin Quarter and St-Germain-des-Pres, all areas are covered in depth alongside full-colour photographs that provide a highly visual introduction to this fabulous city. There are also excursion ideas for those wanting to travel a little further afield, such as a trip to Versailles or Disneyland Resort Paris. Full colour fold-out maps are also included to provide instant orientation wherever you are.
A concise history chapter and the handy cultural tips throughout the guide combine to give you a deeper understanding of Paris, past and present. There are also plenty of ideas for how to spend your leisure time, whether you want to find the best shopping and nightlife hotspots, experience classic French cinema or simply watch the world go by from a local cafe. Paris is renowned for its high-quality cuisine and the 'Eating Out' chapter in this guide highlights all the local specialities and full listings for the best places to dine, with an indication of price range. The comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of all the expert practical advice you will need, including reliable recommendations of accommodation to suit all budgets, information on climate, health, transport, money, tips for those with disabilities and much more. Small in size but big on content, this guide will help you truly get to the heart of this magical city and all it has to offer.
Table of Contents
Introduction; a Brief History; Where to Go: Ile de la Cite; Ile St-Louis; The Louvre, Tuileries & Concorde; The Grands Boulevards; Beaubourg, Les Halles & the Marais; Bastille & Eastern Paris; Champs-Elysees, Trocadero & West; Montmartre & Pigalle; La Villette; Latin Quarter & St-Germain-des-Pres; Around the Eiffel Tower; Montparnasse; La Defense; Excursions. What to Do; Eating Out; A-Z Travel Tips; Hotels; Index; Features.