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Publisher Comments:

Fodor's newest travel series is designed for travelers who want to travel well and spend less. With candid reviews and a fresh outlook, Fodor's upCLOSE points the way to authentic experiences that will take travelers away from the crowds and close to the culture — without having to spend a fortune.

Fodor's upCLOSE Paris is smart, fun, and informative. It gives you quirky, never-obvious facts about major sights, as well as the lowdown on the minor ones. It's in-the-know about what's going on. It reveals the essence of the City of Light and helps you get the most Paris for your travel dollar. In short, it's the best of all possible travel companions.

All the places to go, from the Tour Eiffel to the Pompidou

  • Monumental sights, historic churches, and postmodern parks
  • Museums — from the ostentatiously grand to the delightfully obscure
  • Shopping for designer deals, flea-market finds, and Seine-side books
  • Short escapes to Versailles, Chartres, and Fontainebleau

Tell-all reviews of small hotels and clean hostels
  • Where to stay that's charming (and doesn't cost an arm and a leg)
  • Hip discoveries, top-floor garrets, and friendly, family-run places
  • Hostels and foyers in medieval palaces and 18th-century houses
  • Best bets on both banks: from the Quartier Latin to the Opéra

The buzz on restaurants, cafés, and Paris by night
  • Bistros and brasseries, baguettes and brie from open-air markets
  • Beyond French food: Vietnamese, North and West African, and more
  • Café culture: neighborhood hangouts and literary legacies
  • Where to find jazz and rock, film and theater, bars and clubs

Practical info, great maps
  • Airfare deals and how to get around
  • Tips on traveling smart and losing the crowds
  • Clear, easy-to-read maps

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679034001
Publisher:
Random House
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
Paris (france)
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Paris
Series:
Fodor's upCLOSE
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.23x5.53x.46 in. .45 lbs.

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