Frommer's Portable Paris 2009

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Wiley, Nov 3, 2008 - Travel - 192 pages
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Covering the highlights of a destination, these affordable pocket-sized guides include all the attention to detail found in a full-size Frommer’s Guide in a pint-size package.

• Outspoken opinions on which attractions are worthwhile—and which aren’t

• Exact prices to help travelers plan the perfect trip, no matter what their budget

• The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews

Frommer's Portable Guides offer all the detailed information and insider advice of a Frommer's Complete Guide—but in a concise, pocket-sized format.

Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to the top sights. Get the latest on hotels, restaurants, sightseeing, shopping, and nightlife in a nutshell in these lightweight, inexpensive guides.

Thoroughly updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's Portable Paris is completely up to date with the latest developments in Europe's most romantic city. It's all at your fingertips: a carefully chosen selection of the very best places to stay and dine in all price categories; the top museums, cathedrals, and historic sights; world-class shopping; and the best of the city's legendary nightlife. With detailed neighborhood maps and valuable logistical tips, Frommer's gives you the best of Paris at a glance!

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About the author (2008)

Sir Richard Southern was born in Newcastle–upon–Tyne in 1912 and educated at the Royal Grammar School there and at Balliol College, Oxford. He was a Fellow of Balliol from 1937–61, Chichele Professor of History at Oxford from 1961–9, and President of St John’s College, Oxford from 1969–81. He was knighted in 1974. He died in Oxford in 2001.

Robert Bartlett is Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Medieval History at the University of St Andrew’s in Scotland and a Fellow of the British Academy. He has also taught at the Universities of Edinburgh and Chicago and has held Fellowships at the Universities of Michigan, Princeton and Göttingen. His book, The Making of Europe (1993) won the Wolfson Literary Prize for History.

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