*"Best of" listings giving our well-qualified opinions on everything from croissants to trips on the Seine.* A district system (arrondissement) and maps to make it easy to find places you want to go and avoid places you don't including friendly introductions to key Paris neighborhoods. * Instead of long drawn out histories, you'll find concise overviews highlighting the key things to see and the best ways to see them in Paris.
Table of Contents
List of Maps. About the Author. Acknowledgments. Introduction. FAST FACTS ABOUT FRANCE AND PARIS. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. Part One Understanding Paris. FRENCH PERIODS AND RULERS. MYTHS AND MISNOMERS. MYTHS AND MISNOMERS: PART TWO. Part Two Planning Your Visit. PARIS AVERAGE TEMPERATURE. PARIS PACKAGE TOURS ON THE WEB. KEY WEB SITES FOR AIR-TRAVEL RESERVATIONS. Part Three Accommodations. RADIO STATIONS. HOW PARIS HOTELS COMPARE. PARIS HOTELS BY ARRONDISSEMENT. Part Four Arriving, Getting Oriented, and Departing. MAJOR AIRLINE OFFICES IN PARIS. PARIS INTERNET CAFES. HOTELS EQUIPPED FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES. Part Five Getting Around. METRO LINES. PARIS VISITE PASS. RER LINES. RENTAL-CAR CONTACT INFORMATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Part Six Sightseeing, Tours, and Attractions. ANGLO-AMERICANS IN PARIS. PARIS ATTRACTIONS BY TYPE. PARIS ATTRACTIONS BY LOCATION. NOT TO BE MISSED AT DISNEYLAND PARIS. Part Seven Dining and Restaurants. HOW PARISIANS STAY SO SLIM. PARIS STREET FOOD AND WHERE TO FIND IT. CLASSIC FRENCH DISHES TO TRY. PARIS RESTAURANTS BY LOCATION. PARIS RESTAURANTS BY CUISINE . Part Eight Shopping. Part Nine Exercise and Recreation. Part Ten Entertainment and Nightlife. PARIS NIGHTCLUBS BY LOCATION.