Dive into the beauty, culture, and joie de vivre of France with this bestselling comprehensive guide
Wander the lavender fields of Provence, climb the steps of the Eiffel Tower, and bite into a perfect croissant: France is yours to discover with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves France you'll find:
Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to France
Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favourites
Top sights and hidden gems, from the Louvre and the Palace of Versailles to neighbourhood cafes and delicate macarons
How to connect with local culture: Stroll through open-air markets in Paris, bike through rustic villages, and taste wines in Burgundy and Bordeaux
Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight
The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a glass of vin rouge
Self-guided walking tours of lively neighbourhoods and incredible museums
Vital trip-planning tools, like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place
Detailed maps, including a fold-out map for exploring on the go
Useful resources including a packing list, French phrase book, historical overview, and recommended reading
Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down
Coverage of Paris, Chartres, Normandy, Mont St-Michel, Brittany, The Loire, Dordogne, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence, The French Riviera, Nice, Monaco, The French Alps, Burgundy, Lyon, Alsace, Reims, Verdun, and much more
Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves France.
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