With superb photography, illustrations, and maps, this easy-to-use travel guide leads you to the best of France, one of the world’s leading destinations for culture, fine food, and wine.
This guide will show you the wide range of sights that France has to offer, from the beautiful cities of Paris, Lille, and Nice filled with art galleries and historic sights; the châteaux of the Loire Valley and the remarkable Mont-St.-Michel; to the beauty of the Pyrenees and Alps, Brittany beaches, the glamorous French Riviera, and Corsica’s wild landscape. Learn about regional French cuisines and wines, architecture, art, and literature. This “mini-encyclopedia of France” also has practical tips on how to get around, entertainment, shopping, and the best restaurants, cafés, and places to stay.
With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: France truly shows you this city as no one else can.
Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.
Hotel and restaurant listings and recommendations
Detailed itineraries and “don’t-miss” destination highlights at a glance
Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights
Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums
Free, color pullout map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected site and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a distance chart for measuring walking distances
Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area
Area maps marked with sights and restaurants
Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation
Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights
Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city
Marketing: 25th-anniversary tote
Promotions at New York Times Travel Show
National trade and consumer advertising and promotions
Independent bookstore outreach
Year-long Google search and display
Targeted Facebook advertising
Social media campaign
Publicity: TV/radio tour
National consumer press outreach
Wanderlust Travel Awards 2009-2017
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