Paris for Dummies

Paris for Dummies

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From the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre, from Montmartre to St. Germain, Paris offers so many sights and sounds, museums and neighborhoods, shops and restaurants that it can make your head spin. Luckily, this fun and friendly guide covers everything you need for a vacation that's tres bien including nightlife, culture, dining, and more: Five great day-trips outside Paris - A guide to the best haute couture shopping - Deciding where to stay on the Left or Right Bank - The best advice for getting around Paris on the Metro, on foot, or in taxis - Tips for cutting the cost of fine dining - Itineraries for short or long trips, as well as walking tours Like every For Dummies travel guide, Paris For Dummies, Second Edition includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice - What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip - The best restaurants and hotels for every budget - Lots of detailed mapsshow more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 476.27g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764554948
  • 9780764554940

Table of contents

Introduction; Part I: Getting Started; Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Paris; Chapter 2: Deciding When to Go; Chapter 3: Planning Your Budget; Chapter 4: Planning Ahead for Special Travel Needs; Part II: Ironing Out the Details; Chapter 5: Getting to Paris; Chapter 6: Deciding Where to Stay; Chapter 7: Booking Your Room; Chapter 8: Paris's Best Hotels; Chapter 9: Taking Care of the Remaining Details; Part III: Settling into Paris; Chapter 10: Arriving and Getting Oriented; Chapter 11: Getting around Paris; Chapter 12: Managing Your Money; Part IV: Dining in Paris; Chapter 13: The Lowdown on Paris's Dining Scene; Chapter 14: Paris's Best Restaurants; Chapter 15: On the Lighter Side: Snacks and Meals on the Go; Part V: Exploring Paris; Chapter 16: Paris's Top Sights; Chapter 17: More Cool Things to See and Do; Chapter 18: Seeing Paris by Guided Tour; Chapter 19: A Shopper's Guide to Paris; Chapter 20: Three Great Paris Itineraries and a Stroll; Chapter 21: Exploring Beyond Paris: Five Great Day-Trips; Part VI: Living It Up after the Sun Goes Down: Paris Nightlife; Chapter 22: The Play's the Thing: Paris's Theater Scene; Chapter 23: The Performing Arts; Chapter 24: Hitting the Clubs and Bars; Part VII: The Part of Tens; Chapter 25: Ten Great Places for a Picnic; Chapter 26: Ten Great Books about Paris; Part VIII: Appendixes; Appendix A: Quick Concierge; Appendix B: A Glossary of French Words and Phrases; Worksheets; Indexshow more

About Cheryl A. Pientka

Cheryl A. Pientka is a freelance journalist and a literary scout. She's the co-author of both Frommer's Paris From [dollars]80 a Day and France For Dummies, and a contributor to Frommer's Europe on [dollars]70 a Day. A graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Delaware, she lives in New York when she can't be in more

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