Paris, France Travel Guide - What To See & Do [NOOK Book]

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NOOK version of our illustrated travel guide will take you to Paris, France.

Paris, the cosmopolitan capital of France, is - with 2.2 million people living in the dense (105 km²) central city and almost 12 million people living in the whole metropolitan area - one of the largest agglomerations in Europe. Located in the north of the country on the river Seine, Paris has the reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities, ...
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Paris, France Travel Guide - What To See & Do

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Overview

NOOK version of our illustrated travel guide will take you to Paris, France.

Paris, the cosmopolitan capital of France, is - with 2.2 million people living in the dense (105 km²) central city and almost 12 million people living in the whole metropolitan area - one of the largest agglomerations in Europe. Located in the north of the country on the river Seine, Paris has the reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities, brimming with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.

Dubbed the City of Light (la Ville Lumière) and Capital of Fashion, it is home to the world's finest and most luxurious fashion designers and cosmetics, such as Chanel, Christian Dior, Yves Saint-Laurent, Guerlain, Lancôme, L'Oréal and Clarins. A large part of the city, including the River Seine, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The city has the second highest number of Michelin-restaurants in the world (after Tokyo) and contains numerous iconic landmarks, such as the world's most visited tourist site the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, Moulin Rouge, Lido etc, making it the most popular tourist destination in the world with 45 million tourists annually.

Finding Internet access when out and about can be problematic so carry your mobile guidebook in the palm of your hand. We include a fully linked Table of Contents and internally to access context-specific information quickly and easily when offline. Many web links are included as well for additional information.

Contents:

Welcome To Paris
Key Districts
Overview
History
Climate
Arrivals
By plane
Charles de Gaulle International Airport (Roissy)
Orly International Airport
Beauvais (Aéroport de Beauvais Tillé)
Airline Shuttles
By train
Transfer between Train Stations
By bus
By car
Local Transportation
By car
By Scooter or motorbike
On foot
By Metro
By boat
On skates
By bicycle
By bus
By taxi
With children
Language & Dialect
Sightseeing Highlights
Landmarks
Museums and galleries
Fun Activities
Events
Photography
Movies
With children
Meet and greet locals
Studying
Working
Shopping Highlights
Flea Markets
Musical Instruments
Artwork
Dining Guide
Self catering
Some specialities
Prices
Kosher dining
Vegetarian dining
Tourists and locals
Bars, Clubs & Drinking
Accommodation Guide
Safety & Security
Crime
Cultural Issues
Communications
Local Help
Airlines
Embassies
Local & Day Trips
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014438865
  • Publisher: PubIt!
  • Publication date: 5/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,237,611
  • File size: 415 KB

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