Paris leads the world's other cities in art and cuisine, in architecture and history, in music and sculpture, in philosophy and political ferment, in nearly every other area on interest to the visitor. It has to be seen and experienced, and done so in a thoughtful manner. Understanding the city's story and culture will add immeasurably to a trip to the "City of Light".
Written by longtime Paris resident, Anna E. Brooke, Frommer's EasyGuide to Paris 2020 is a portable tribute to the city and a roadmap to creating a hassle-free trip of a lifetime. From the world-famous panorama of the Champs-Elysée to the cathedral of Notre-Dame, from how to beat crowds at the Louvre to the ideal way to experience the Eiffel Tower, the book is packed with solid tips, is fully updated yearly, and includes:
16 pages of color photos, plus dozens of more photos throughout
Insider lists of the city's highlights
Local knowledge on the best places to eat-and how to avoid tourist traps
Detailed maps marked with attractions, hotels, restaurants, and Métro stops
Exact pricing for hotels, restaurants, attractions, tours and more-plus invaluable advice about what you'll need to reserve in advance
Full-color Paris Métro map
Brilliant walking tours spanning the city, with maps
A chapter of useful phrases including a pronunciation guide
Fascinating and easy-to-read background on the culture, history and art of the City of Light
Picks in all price categories, so you can splurge or be frugal, using the Frommer's star rating system
Full section on suggested side-trips to Giverny, Versailles, Disneyland Paris, and more
PLUS! A handy pull-out, indexed map of Paris
About Frommer's: There's a reason Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than 60 years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles, become a household name, and helped millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.