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Fodor's Paris (Fodor's Paris)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Paris!

•Updated annually, Fodors Paris provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guide book.

Fodors Paris features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Paris.

•Experience [destination] like a local! Fodors Paris includes unique photo-features that impart the citys culture, covering the Louvre, Pariss quintessential museum; the best ways to explore the Seine; tips on Parisian style; and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•Full-color pullout map

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

"Fodor's Paris 2010" helps visitors make the most of their time so they can dazzle their senses with mouthwatering food, luxuriate in lodgings covering every budget, and visit tantalizing shops. Special features illuminate the most distinctive features of the City of Light.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Experience Paris............8

Paris Today............10

Paris Planner............12

What's Where............14

Paris Top Attractions............16

Paris Like a Local............18

Paris with Kids............20

Artists and Writers of the Left Bank............22

Great Itineraries............24

Real Parisian Experiences............26

Making the Most of Your Euros in Paris............27

Free & Almost Free............28

Paris Museums, an Overview............30

Romantic Paris............32

 

Chapter 2: Ile de la Cité and Ile St-Louis............39

 

Chapter 3: La Tour Eiffel and Les Invalides............51

 

Chapter 4: The Champs-Elysées............65

 

Chapter 5: The Faubourg St-Honoré and Les Halles............79

 

Chapter 6: Les Grands Boulevards............105

 

Chapter 7: Montmartre............121

 

Chapter 8: Le Marais............133

 

Chapter 9: Canal St-Martin, Bastille, and Oberkampf............151

 

Chapter 10: The Quartier Latin............167

 

Chapter 11: St-Germain............179

 

Chapter 12: Montparnasse............193

 

Chapter 13: Western Paris............201

 

Chapter 14: Nightlife............209

Nightlife Planner............210

 

Chapter 15: Performing Arts............233

Performing Arts Planner............234

 

Chapter 16: Shopping............245

Shopping Planner............246

Champs-Elysées and Av. Montaigne Spotlight............248

Rue St-Honoré Spotlight............250

Canal St-Martin Spotlight............252

Le Marais Spotlight............254

Rive Gauche Spotlight............256

Accessories: Bags, Scarves, Gloves, and More............259

Antiques............261

Beauty............261

Books............263

Clothing: Children's............265

Clothing: Discount............266

Clothing: Men's and Women's............267

Clothing: Vintage............271

Clothing: Women Only............272

Department Stores............280

Food and Wine............282

Home Decor............285

Jewelry............287

Lingerie............289

Markets............290

Perfume............292

Shoes............294

Shopping Arcades............295

Toys............296

 

Chapter 17: Where to eat............297

Where to Eat Planner............300

Best Bets for Paris Dining............302

St-Germain and Montparnasse Spotlight............304

Quartier Latin, Les Gobelins, and the Islands Spotlight............306

Marais, Bastille, Nation Spotlight............308

Montmartre, Canal St-Martin, Northeast Paris Spotlight............310

Champs-Elysées and Western Paris Spotlight............312

Tour Eiffel and Les Invalides Spotlight............314

Louvre, Les Halles, and the Opéra Spotlight............316

Restaurants............318

 

Chapter 18: Where to stay............369

Where to Stay Planner............372

Best Bets for Paris Lodging............374

Hotels ............375

 

Chapter 19: Side trips from Paris............413

Side Trips from Paris Planner............414

   

Understanding paris............433

Books and Movies............434

Vocabulary............437

Menu Guide............443

 

Travel Smart............449

 

Index............476

 

About Our Writers............488

 

PARIS IN FOCUS

The Seine............33

Notre Dame............45

La Tour Eiffel............56

Musée du Louvre............90

C'est Super Chic: How Not to Look Like an American in Paris............110

Gilt Trip: A Tour of Versailles............418

 

MAPS

What's Where............14-15

A Good Walk............23

Ile de la Cité and Ile St-Louis............40

La Tour Eiffel and Les Invalides............52

Musée Rodin............63

The Champs-Elysées............66

The Faubourg St-Honoré and Les Halles............80

Jardins des Tuileries............87

Les Grands Boulevards............106

Montmartre............122

Le Marais............134

Centre Georges Pompidou............143

Canal St-Martin, Bastille, and Oberkampf............152

Quartier Latin............168

St-Germain............180

Jardin du Luxembourg............187

Musée d'Orsay............189

Montparnasse............194

Western Paris............202

Nightlife in Paris............211

Shopping in Paris............247

Dining in Paris............299

Dining and Lodging Atlas............360-368

Paris Environs............416

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400008384
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
Europe - France
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Paris (france)
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20090825
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
488
Dimensions:
9.29 x 5.19 x 1 in 1.1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , "Fodor's Paris 2010" helps visitors make the most of their time so they can dazzle their senses with mouthwatering food, luxuriate in lodgings covering every budget, and visit tantalizing shops. Special features illuminate the most distinctive features of the City of Light.
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