Let's Go Paris 1999

Let's Go Paris 1999

by Let's Go Publications Staff, Let's Go, Inc. Staff

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Let's Go Paris 1999 by Let's Go Publications Staff, Let's Go, Inc. Staff

Notre Dame, the cobblestone streets of the Marais, the cafes of the Latin Quarter, and the Luxumbourg Gardens--this guide also includes day trips and coverage of Disneyland Paris. 23 b&w maps. of color maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312194932
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 10/15/1998
Series: Let's Go Travel Guides Series
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.15(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

ABOUT LET'S GO V(4)
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK IX(1)
LET'S GO PICKS X
PARIS: AN INTRODUCTION Ancient Paris, Medieval Paris, The Renaissance, Classicism and Absolute Monarchy, From Revolution to Empire, Republics, Restorations, & Revolutions, Belle Epoque Paris, Twentieth Century, Architecture, Fine Arts, Film, Music, Language and Literature
1(24)
ESSENTIALS
25(51)
PLANNING YOUR TRIP When to Visit, Useful Information, Internet Resources, Documents & Formalities, Money
SAFETY AND SECURITY Health, Emergency Health and Help, Insurance, Alternatives to Tourism, Specific Concerns, Packing
39(16)
GETTING TO FRANCE Student and Budget Travel Agencies, By Plane, By Eurostar, By Ferry
55(6)
GETTING IN AND OUT OF THE CITY To and from the Airports, From the Train Stations, From the Bus Stations, Hitchhiking and Ridesharing
61(3)
GETTING AROUND PARIS Orientation
64(5)
USEFUL SERVICES Embassies and Consulates, Tourist Offices, Budget Travel Offices, Keeping in Touch, English-Language Religious Services, Other Services, Publications about Paris
69(7)
ACCOMMODATIONS
76(23)
TYPES OF ACCOMMODATIONS Hostels and Foyers, Hotels, Alternative Accommodations
76(3)
HOTELS, HOSTELS, AND FOYERS First Arr., Second Arr., Third Arr., Fourth Arr., Fifth Arr., Sixth Arr., Seventh Arr., Eighth Arr., Ninth Arr., Tenth Arr., Eleventh Arr., Twelfth Arr., Thirteenth Arr., Fourteenth Arr., Fifteenth Arr., Sixteenth Arr., Seventeenth Arr., Eighteenth Arr., Nineteenth Arr., Twentieth Arr.
79(20)
FOOD AND DRINK French Cuisine, Dining in Paris, Wine, Groceries, Food Markets and Noteworthy Streets, University Restaurants, Restaurants
99(36)
RESTAURANTS BY TYPE
107(1)
RESTAURANTS BY LOCATION Ile St-Louis, First Arr., Second Arr., Third Arr., Fourth Arr., Fifth Arr., Sixth Arr., Seventh Arr., Eighth Arr., Ninth Arr., Tenth Arr., Eleventh Arr., Twelfth Arr., Thirteenth Arr., Fourteenth Arr., Fifteenth Arr., Sixteenth Arr., Seventeenth Arr., Eighteenth Arr., Nineteenth Arr., Twentieth Arr.
108(20)
CAFES
128(2)
SALONS DE THE
130(1)
LIBATIONS Wine Bars, Bars and Pubs
131(2)
SWEETS
133(2)
SIGHTS Seine Islands, First Arr., Second Arr., Third Arr.: The Upper Marais, Fourth Arr.: The Lower Marais, Fifth Arr.: The Latin Quarter, Sixth Arr., Seventh Arr.: Eiffel Tower, Eighth Arr.: The Champs-Elysees, Ninth Arr.: Opera, Tenth Arr., Eleventh Arr.: Bastille, Twelfth Arr., Thirteenth Arr., Fourteenth Arr., Fifteenth Arr.: Tour Montparnasse, Sixteenth Arr., Seventeenth Arr., Eighteenth Arr.: Montmartre, Nineteenth Arr., Twentieth Arr., Bois de Boulogne, Bois de Vincennes, La Defense Defense
135(72)
MUSEUMS
210(23)
MAJOR MUSEUMS Musee du Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, Centre Pompidou, Musee Rodin, The Invalides Museums, Musee Picasso, Musee de Cluny, La Villette
211(15)
FROM AIR TO ZADKINE
226(7)
ENTERTAINMENT Theater, Cinema, Music, Dance Clubs, Bisexual, Gay & Lesbian Entertainment, Sports, Festivals and Other Seasonal Events, Paris 2000: The Millennium
233(24)
SHOPPING Clothes, Department Stores, Gift Ideas, Housewares and Services, Books and Magazines, Music, Markets
257(12)
TRIPS FROM PARIS
269(49)
DAYTRIPS Versailles, Fontainebleau, Vaux-le-Vicomte, Chantilly, Chateaux de Malmaison and Bois-Preau, St-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Denis, Chartres, Beauvais, Asnieres-sur-Oise, Disneyland Paris, Giverny, Auvers-sur-Oise, St-Cloud, Provins
269(30)
PAYS DE LA LOIRE (LOIRE VALLEY) Blois, Chambord, Chenonceau, Normandy, Rouen, Mont-St-Michel, Bayeux and the D-Day Beaches
299(14)
BRETAGNE (BRITTANY) Rennes, National Holidays, Climate, Measurements, International Calling Codes, Time Zones: Paris is..., Festivals, French -- English Glossary, French Phrasebook
313(5)
APPENDIX 318(5)
INDEX 323
RESEARCHER-WRITERS 337(1)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 338

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