Synopses & Reviews
• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map
National Geographic's France AdventureMap is designed to meet the unique needs of adventure travelers with its durability and accurate information. This folded map provides global travelers with the perfect combination of detail and perspective, highlighting hundreds of points of interest and the diverse and unique destinations within the country.
The map includes the locations of cities and towns with a user-friendly index, plus a clearly marked road network complete with distances and designations for major highways, main roads, and tracks and trails for those seeking to explore more remote regions.
The front side of the France map details the southern region of the country (including Corsica), from its border with Germany, Switzerland and Italy to the east, to the Bay of Biscay, Golfe de Gascogne to the west, and extending south to the Mediterranean Sea, Monaco, Golfe du Lion, Spain and Andorra. The reverse side of the map details France's northern region, from its border with the Bay of Biscay to the west, Germany to the east, extending to the English Channel, Strait of Dover, Belgium and Luxembourg to the north.
Every AdventureMap is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel. Each is two-sided and can be folded to a packable size of (4.25" x 9.25"); unfolded size is (26" x 38").
- Waterproof and tear-resistant
- Accurate topography/terrain with a clearly labeled road network
- Hundreds of points of interest, including the locations parks and nature reserves, protected lands, historical and cultural attractions
- Thousands of place names including towns and natural features; detailed place names index
- Important travel networks including airports, lighthouses, ferry routes and rail lines
- Updated regularly to ensure accuracy
Proceeds from the sale of National Geographic maps go to support the National Geographic Society's vital exploration, conservation, research and education programs.
- Sheet Size = 37.75 x 25.50
- Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.25
- Scale = 1:1,100,000
- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Travel Map
With some of the world's most renowned museums, the French Riviera and Alps, picturesque rural areas and the iconic Eiffel Tower, France is the world's most popular tourist destination. Designed for all global adventurers, National Geographic's France Adventure Map is an invaluable tool for first-time excursionists and experienced trekkers alike. Find your destination in the user-friendly city and town index, then navigate the country by the mapped road network showing motorways, highways and others roadways, labeled with distance markers. Other transportation aids include airports, airfields, railroads, border crossing and ferry routes, including the multiple routes across the English Channel and Mediterranean Sea.
Hundreds of pinpointed diverse and unique recreational, ecological, cultural, and historic destinations, make this expertly researched map the perfect complement to National Geographic's France Traveler's Guide or any other guidebook to the area. Some of the specialized content includes archeological sites, churches, monasteries, castles and castle ruins and tens of World Heritage Sites that are scattered throughout the country. The map covers France in its entirety, the Channel Islands and southern U.K., the city of Monaco and parts of the bordering countries of Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium. The island of Corsica is covered by an inset map.
Every Adventure Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough -- capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel.
- Map Scale = 1:1,100,000
- Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
- Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
About the Author
Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group, the first division of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps has been responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world's best wall maps, recreation maps, atlases, and globes which inspire people to care about and explore their world. All proceeds from the sale of National Geographic maps go to support the Society's non-profit mission to increase global understanding and promote conservation of our planet through exploration, research, and education.