Whether you want to climb the Eiffel Tower in Paris, sip wine in Burgundy, or indulge in French cuisine in Lyon, the local Fodor’s travel experts in France are here to help! Fodor’s Essential France guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. This new edition has an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos.
Fodor’s “Essential” guides have been named by Booklist as the Best Travel Guide Series of 2020!
Fodor’s Essential France travel guide includes:
AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDEM to the top things to see and doMULTIPLE ITINERARIES to effectively organize your days and maximize your timeMORE THAN 70 DETAILED MAPS and a FREE PULL-OUT MAP to help you navigate confidentlyCOLOR PHOTOS throughout to spark your wanderlust!HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS FROM LOCALS on the best sights, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shopping, performing arts, activities, and morePHOTO-FILLED “BEST OF” FEATURES on “France’s Best Museums”, “France’s Best Small Towns”, and “France’s Best Churches and Cathedrals” TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPS including when to go, getting around, beating the crowds, and saving time and moneyHISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS providing rich context on the local people, politics, art, architecture, cuisine, geography and moreSPECIAL FEATURES on The Louvre, Versailles, Burgundy Wine, and moreLOCAL WRITERS to help you find the under-the-radar gemsFRENCH LANGUAGE PRIMER with useful words and essential phrasesUP-TO-DATE COVERAGE ON: Paris, Versailles, Normandy, Burgundy, Lyon, the French Alps, Provence, the French Riviera, Nice, Marseilles, Monaco, Corsica, Bordeaux, and more.
Planning on spending more time in France? Check out Fodor’s Paris and Fodor’s Provence and the French Riviera.
*Important note for digital editions: The digital edition of this guide does not contain all the images or text included in the physical edition.
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