Frommer's France 2011

Overview

  • Updated annually, Frommer's France features in-depth coverage of the sights and experiences that await you plus background on French food, wine, film, and music.
  • Frommer's France includes a color fold-out map of Paris.
  • Our authors draw on decades of experience in France to blend late-breaking developments, including the best new restaurants in Paris and Lyon, with tips for visiting France's most enduring ...
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Overview

  • Updated annually, Frommer's France features in-depth coverage of the sights and experiences that await you plus background on French food, wine, film, and music.
  • Frommer's France includes a color fold-out map of Paris.
  • Our authors draw on decades of experience in France to blend late-breaking developments, including the best new restaurants in Paris and Lyon, with tips for visiting France's most enduring attractions, such as Notre-Dame, Mont-St-Michel, Loire Valley chateaux, and the vineyards of Bordeaux and Burgundy among other wine regions.
  • Frommer's France includes custom itineraries for families and foodies; the best shopping, dining experiences, accommodation, and nightlife for every generation and budget; top spots and tips for skiing in the Alps, sailing on the Cote d'Azur, and other outdoor adventures; detailed driving tours of the coast, mountains, and countryside; and dozens of city, regional, and institutional maps-including the grounds of Versailles and floor plans of the Louvre and Notre Dame in Paris.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470614389
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/12/2010
  • Series: Frommer's Complete Series , #818
  • Edition number: 20
  • Pages: 800
  • Sales rank: 848,071
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

As a team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have produced numerous titles for Frommer's, which have included England, Italy, the Caribbean, Spain, and Germany.
Porter wrote the first ever Frommer’s guide to Paris and the first ever Frommer's guide to France. A Francophile, he has lived and worked in Paris on and off for many years. He was joined by Danforth Prince in 1982. Prince was previously employed by the Paris bureau of the New York Times and is the president of Blood Moon Productions and other mediarelated firms. Porter is also a film critic, columnist, broadcaster, and Hollywood biographer.
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Table of Contents

List of Maps.

1 THE BEST OF FRANCE.

2 FRANCE IN DEPTH.

3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO FRANCE.

4 SUGGESTED ITINERARIES IN FRANCE.

5 SETTLING INTO PARIS.

6 EXPLORING PARIS.

7 SIDE TRIPS FROM PARIS: VERSAILLES, CHARTRES & THE BEST OF THE ILE DE FRANCE.

8 THE LOIRE VALLEY.

9 NORMANDY & MONT-ST-MICHEL.

10 BRITTANY.

11 THE CHAMPAGNE COUNTRY.

12 ALSACE-LORRAINE.

13 BURGUNDY.

14 THE RHONE VALLEY.

15 THE FRENCH ALPS.

16 PROVENCE: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CEZANNE & VAN GOGH.

17 THE FRENCH RIVIERA.

18 LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON.

19 THE BASQUE COUNTRY.

20 BORDEAUX & THE ATLANTIC COAST.

Index.

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