Rick Steves France

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Author: Steve Smith Rick Steves

Category: Lifestyle , Sport & leisure

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 9781641716031

RRP: $55.00

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Now more than ever, you can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through France. Wander the lavender fields of Provence, climb the steps of the Eiffel Tower, and bite into a perfect croissant. Inside Rick Steves France you’ll find:

– Fully updated, comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to France

Rick’s strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites

Top sights and hidden gems, from the Louvre and the Palace of Versailles to neighborhood cafes and delicate macarons

How to connect with local culture: Stroll through open-air markets in Paris, bike through rustic villages, and taste wines in Burgundy and Bordeaux

Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick’s candid, humorous insight

The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a glass of vin rouge

Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums

Vital trip-planning tools, like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place

Detailed maps, including a fold-out map for exploring on the go

Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down

Coverage of Paris, Chartres, Normandy, Mont St-Michel, Brittany, The Loire, Dordogne, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence, The French Riviera, Nice, Monaco, The French Alps, Burgundy, Lyon, Alsace, Reims, Verdun, and much more

Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves France.

Planning a one-week trip? Check out Rick Steves Best of France.

Rick Steves (Author)

Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent about four months a year exploring Europe. His mission: to empower Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over 30,000 travelers to Europe annually. He does all of this with the help of more than 100 well-traveled staff members at Rick Steves’ Europe in Edmonds, WA (near Seattle). When not on the road, Rick is active in his church and with advocacy groups focused on economic and social justice, drug policy reform, and ending hunger. To recharge, Rick plays piano, relaxes at his family cabin in the Cascade Mountains, and spends time with his son Andy and daughter Jackie. Find out more about Rick at www.ricksteves.com and on Facebook.

Connect with Rick:

facebook.com/RickSteves

twitter: @RickSteves

instagram: ricksteveseurope

Steve Smith (Author)

Steve Smith manages tour planning for Rick Steves’ Europe tour program and has been researching guidebooks with Rick for two decades. Fluent in French, he’s lived in France on several occasions, starting when he was seven. Steve owns a restored farmhouse in rural Burgundy where he hangs his beret in research season. Steve’s wife, Karen Lewis Smith – who is an expert on French cuisine and wine – provides invaluable contributions to his books.

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