Paris For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 9, 2009 - Travel - 384 pages
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Enjoy a magnifique trip to Paris

Stroll the Champs-Elysées, visit the top of the Eiffel Tower, or linger in a cozy café. Take in the theater, a symphony, or dance the night away. Enjoy gourmet French cuisine or a picnic in the park. Savor a café au lait or a glass of Beaujolais. Go power shopping or bargain hunting. With this guide, you're ready for your exciting bon voyage!

Open the book and find:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn't miss — and what you can skip

  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget

  • Lots of detailed maps


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User Review  - Kiri - Goodreads

Excellent primer on Paris! The section on neighborhoods was particularly interesting to me, and helped me understand it better than my desultory web searches have. Loads of great info! Read full review

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User Review  - Bonnie - Goodreads

This one wasn't quite as helpful as the London book, but was still head-and-shoulders above the other Paris travel books I picked up. An excellent resource. Read full review


Part I Introducing Paris
Part II Planning Your Trip to Paris
Part III Settling into Paris
Part IV Exploring Paris
Part V Living It Up After Dark Paris Nightlife
Part VI The Part of Tens
Appendix A Quick Concierge
Appendix B A Glossary of French Words and Phrases

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Cheryl A. Pientka works in book publishing and has contributed to France For Dummies and Europe For Dummies. A graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Delaware, she lives in New York City.

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