DK Eyewitness travel guides: award-winning guidebooks
Discover France with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this beautiful country before you’ve even packed your case - wander the world-class museums of Paris, step back in time at Versailles, relax on the stunning beaches of Provence, or experience the spectacular beauty of the Alps. The DK Eyewitness Guide to France covers the must-see sights and the hidden backstreets, so you won’t miss a thing.
Gorgeous, all-new colour photography so you can imagine yourself there
Reasons to love France: incredible architecture, world-famous vineyards, chic beach resorts - what will yours be?
See France from a different angle - over 30 pages of fresh ideas for exploring this spectacular country
A year-long calendar of events in France gives a selection of celebrations and festivals for all seasons
Expert advice covers the practical stuff: get ready, get around and stay safe
Detailed colour maps help you navigate the country with ease
Expert tips to make memories that last - where to snap and share the perfect photo, take in stunning views and escape the crowds
The most authentic places to stay, eat, drink and shop
Easy-to-follow walks and itineraries cover the whole country, with plenty of eat and drink stops en route
Hand-drawn illustrations show the inside of the must-see attractions, including the Musée du Louvre, Notre-Dame, Chartres Cathedral and the Château de Chambord.
Covers Ile de la Cité, Marais and Beaubourg; Tuileries and Opéra; Champs-Elysées and Invalides; The Left Bank; Beyond the City Centre; Le Nord and Picardy; Champagne; Alsace and Lorraine; Normandy; Brittany; The Loire Valley; Burgundy and Franche-Comté; The Massif Central; The Rhône Valley and French Alps; Poitou and Acquitaine; Périgord, Quercy and Gascony; The Pyrenees; Languedoc-Roussillon; Provence and the Côte d’Azur; and Corsica.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide France is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you create your own unique trip.
Travelling with kids? Try our DK Eyewitness Family Guide to France.
About DK Eyewitness Travel: For 25 years, DK’s beautifully practical Eyewitness guides have been combining inspiring ideas and expert advice with easy-to-read maps and vivid photography to inform and enrich your holiday. This year they have been given a stunning new look that you will love even more. DK is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
Part of DK’s exciting - and extensive - relaunch of the award-winning DK Eyewitness travel guides
Brand new photography throughout and all of DK’s excellent maps, fully updated making them bigger and better than ever before
Modern and fresh new cover design and stunning new lightweight format
Inspirational beginning section showing off the best France has to offer through the eyes of the traveller themselves
DK Eyewitness Travel is the Silver Award-winning Guidebook Series as voted by the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2018
DK Eyewitness Travel is the No. 2 travel guide publisher in 2018 YTD (Source: Nielsen Bookscan)
France retained its crown as the world’s most-visited country in 2017, with 89 million visitors flocking to see the sights (www.thelocal.fr).
Visitor figures to Paris and the Ile-de-France region hit a ten-year high in the first half of 2017, with hoteliers registering 16 million guests (www.telegraph.co.uk)
Around 17 million British nationals visit France every year (www.gov.uk).
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Syndicated newswire press release
Consumer awards nominee
“Known… for its four-color maps, photos and illustrations, the [DK] Eyewitness Guides are extremely user-friendly for travelers who want their information delivered in a concise, visual way.” — Chicago Tribune
“The best option… Color photos, maps, and diagrams bring the place to life.” — The Philadelphia Inquirer