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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 Paris like a local! Fodors Paris features choices for every traveler, highlighting ways to dazzle the senses with mouth-watering food; how best to explore the citys magical neighborhoods, magnificent museums, and spectacular gardens; where to laze the day away at a café; and where to find the citys best shopping.

•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.

•Pull-out map and 8-page color insert

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

Synopsis:

Climb the steep and colorful streets of Montmarte, shop in the city's trés chic boutiques or historic department stores, stroll along the river Seine, or people-watch from one of the city's many cafés–Fodor's Paris 2007 offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best –"Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our Paris guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area at Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best–so you know you're seeing the real Paris.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

Synopsis:

Romance, history, and magic are uncovered in winding streets and magnificent museums. Fodors updated guide helps visitors make the most of their time so they can dazzle their senses with mouth-watering food, luxuriate in lodgings of all budgets, and satisfy every shopping whim.

Table of Contents

Be a Fodors Correspondent ............ 3

About This Book ............ 6

Chapter 1: Experience Paris ............ 7

Paris Today ............ 8

Paris Planner ............ 10

Whats Where ............ 12

Top Paris Attractions ............ 14

Paris Like a Local ............ 16

Paris with Kids ............ 18

Great Itineraries ............ 20

Real Parisian Experiences ............ 22

Beating the Euro in Paris ............ 23

Free & Almost Free ............ 24

Paris Museums, an Overview ............ 26

Romantic Paris ............ 28

Chapter 2: Ile de la Cité & Ile St-Louis ............ 35

Chapter 3: The Tour Eiffel & Les Invalides ............ 47

Chapter 4: The Champs-Elysées ............ 57

Chapter 5: The Faubourg St-Honoré ............ 69

Chapter 6: The Grands Boulevards ............ 93

Chapter 7: Montmartre ............ 109

Chapter 8: The Marais ............ 119

Chapter 9: Canal St-Martin, Bastille & Oberkampf ............ 133

Chapter 10: The Quartier Latin ............ 145

Chapter 11: St-Germain ............ 155

Chapter 12: Montparnasse ............ 169

Chapter 13: Western Paris ............ 177

Chapter 14: Nightlife ............ 185

Nightlife Planner ............ 188

Chapter 15: Performing Arts ............ 207

Performing Arts Planner ............ 208

Chapter 16: Shopping ............ 217

Shopping Planner ............ 220

Antiques ............ 221

Bags, Scarves & Other Accessories ............ 221

Beauty ............ 223

Books ............ 224

Clothing: Childrens ............ 225

Champs ElysÉes & Av. Montaigne ............ 226

Clothing: Discount ............ 229

Clothing: Mens & Womens ............ 230

Clothing: Vintage ............ 233

The Marais ............ 234

Clothing: Women Only ............ 236

Department Stores ............ 244

Food & Wine ............ 246

Rue St-Honoré ............ 248

Home Décor ............ 251

Jewelry ............ 254

Canal St-Martin ............ 256

Lingerie ............ 258

Markets ............ 259

Perfume ............ 261

Shoes ............ 263

Rive Gauche ............ 264

Shopping Arcades ............ 267

Toys ............ 268

Chapter 17: Where to Eat ............ 269

Paris Dining Planner ............ 272

Best Bets for Paris Dining ............ 274

Chapter 18: Where to Stay ............ 341

Paris Lodging Planner ............ 344

Best Bets for Paris Lodging ............ 346

Chapter 19: Side Trips from Paris ............ 385

Side Trips from Paris Planner ............ 386

Understanding Paris ............ 405

Books & Movies ............ 406

Vocabulary ............ 409

Menu guide ............ 415

Essentials ............ 420

Index ............ 453

About Our Writers ............ 464

Paris In Focus

The Seine ............ 29

Notre-Dame ............ 41

La Tour Eiffel ............ 52

The Louvre ............ 80

Cest Super Chic: How Not to Look Like an American in Paris ............ 98

Versailles ............ 390

CloseUps

Bicycling in Paris ............ 54

Hemingways Paris ............ 62

Spas for Paris Pampering ............ 106

A Scenic Walk in Montmartre ............ 114

Shakespeare & Company ............ 150

Dueling Cafés ............ 159

Artists, Writers & Exiles ............ 175

Canal St-Martin ............ 191

After-Hours Restaurants ............ 198

Jazz Clubs ............ 204

Museum Stores ............ 228

Notable Neighborhoods, Select Streets ............ 241

The Best Chocolate in Paris ............ 250

Worth a Look ............ 262

Bars à Vin ............ 304

A Cheese Primer ............ 324

With Kids? ............ 352

Lodging Alternatives ............ 375

The Hostel Scene ............ 381

Maps

Paris with Arrondissements ............ 1213

Ile de la Cité & Ile St-Louis ............ 36

The Tour Eiffel & Les Invalides ............ 48

The Champs-Elysées ............ 58

The Faubourg St-Honoré ............ 70

The Grands Boulevards ............ 94

Montmartre ............ 110

The Marais ............ 120

Canal St-Martin, Bastille & Oberkampf ............ 134

The Quartier Latin ............ 146

St-Germain ............ 156

Montparnasse ............ 170

Western Paris ............ 178

Nightlife ............ 187

Shopping ............ 219

Shopping: Champs Elysées & Av. Montaigne ............ 227

Shopping: The Marais ............ 235

Shopping: Rue St-Honoré ............ 249

Shopping: Canal St-Martin ............ 257

Shopping: Rive Gauche ............ 265

Dining ............ 271

Dining & Lodging Map Atlas ............ 332-339

Paris Environs ............ 388

Versailles ............ 398

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400017942
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
Europe - France
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Paris (france)
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Fodor's Gold Guides
Publication Date:
20070828
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-PAGE COLOR INSERT
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.29 x 5.19 x 1 in 1.1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Climb the steep and colorful streets of Montmarte, shop in the city's trés chic boutiques or historic department stores, stroll along the river Seine, or people-watch from one of the city's many cafés–Fodor's Paris 2007 offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best –"Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our Paris guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area at Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best–so you know you're seeing the real Paris.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

"Synopsis" by , Romance, history, and magic are uncovered in winding streets and magnificent museums. Fodors updated guide helps visitors make the most of their time so they can dazzle their senses with mouth-watering food, luxuriate in lodgings of all budgets, and satisfy every shopping whim.
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