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The Rough Guide to Paris is the ultimate insider's guide to Europe's most elegant and romantic city. Inspirational photography, neighborhood-by-neighborhood accounts, and detailed, full-colour maps help you get the most out of a visit to Paris, whether that means the Eiffel Tower and a boat trip on the Seine, or visits to offbeat art galleries and hidden-away gardens.



Frank, incisive reviews take you straight to the best of the city's cafés, restaurants and nightlife venues, ...

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The Rough Guide to Paris

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Overview

The Rough Guide to Paris is the ultimate insider's guide to Europe's most elegant and romantic city. Inspirational photography, neighborhood-by-neighborhood accounts, and detailed, full-colour maps help you get the most out of a visit to Paris, whether that means the Eiffel Tower and a boat trip on the Seine, or visits to offbeat art galleries and hidden-away gardens.



Frank, incisive reviews take you straight to the best of the city's cafés, restaurants and nightlife venues, from the ultra-stylish to the magnificently traditional, and tell-it-like-it-is listings help you find the right accommodation for your budget, whether that's a boutique design hotel on the Left Bank, a grand classic on the Right, or just a perfect budget hideaway. The Rough Guide to Paris is the perfect companion for a city break or a longer stay.



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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780241007778
  • Publisher: Rough Guides, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/1/2014
  • Series: Rough Guide to...
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 563,311
  • File size: 54 MB
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Meet the Author

Ruth Blackmore is a Senior Editor at Rough Guides and a contributor to The Rough Guide to France and Classical Music.

James McConnachie is author of Rough Guides to The Loire, France, Conspiracy Theories and the bestselling The Da Vinci Code

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Table of Contents

Colour section     1
Introduction     4
What to see     5
When to go     9
Things not to miss     11
Basics     17
Getting there     19
Arrival     24
City transport     26
Costs     30
Money     32
Health     33
Travellers with special needs     35
The media     36
Crime and personal safety     37
Living in Paris     39
Travel essentials     41
City Guide     47
The Islands     49
The Louvre     58
The Champs-Elysees and around     75
The Grands Boulevards and passages     87
Beaubourg and Les Halles     100
The Marais     109
The Quartier Latin     125
St-Germain     140
The Eiffel Tower quarter     154
Montparnasse and southern Paris     170
Montmartre and northern Paris     192
The Bastille and around     210
Eastern Paris     222
Western Paris     242
The suburbs     251
Day-tripsfrom Paris     267
Disneyland Paris     280
Listings     293
Accommodation     295
Cafes and restaurants     312
Bars, clubs and live music     352
Film, theatre and dance     366
Classical music and opera     376
Festivals and events     380
Shops and markets     384
Activities and sports     410
Kids' Paris     423
Gay and lesbian Paris     435
Contexts     441
Language     475
Travel store     491
Small print & Index     495
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