Baedeker - France with Map

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We have one left in stock. This is in brand new condition, just a small 3cm split on the front plastic cover.

This excellent tourist guide from Baedeker contains a vast amount of well researched information to get the most out of visits to France. This guidebook describes the major tourist sights of France, recommends interesting events and includes tips about where to eat, go shopping and much more, helping to make your trip to France an enjoyable experience.

The guide also benefits from the inclusion of a 1:800 000 scale fold out map of France.

Key Features:

  • 834 full colour pages
  • Very detailed fold out pages highlighting key sights
  • Baedeker travel tips
  • Background to the politics, economics, history, art and culture of France
  • Practical suggestions for food and drink, health, money, shopping and transport
  • 5 regional tours (mostly between 7-14 days)
  • A-Z of places to see in France
  • Large fold out map of France (132cm x 35.5cm), scale 1:800 000

Baedeker has been a trusted travel publisher for nearly 200 years and it's easy to see why when their travel books are packed so full of useful information. This comprehensive travel guide for France is broken up into sections:

  • Facts: details the history of France from politics and economics to art and culture. There is also information on landscape and climate.
  • Practicalities: details information on accommodation, travelling to and within France, events and holidays, food and drink, useful words and phrases, shopping and museums.
  • Tours: details 5 tours in different areas in France, including The North, Burgundy, From Paris to the Atlantic, Through the Auvergne to the Pyrenees and Route des Grandes Alpes, with an overview map, brief outlines of each tour and highlighted sights.
  • Sights: alphabetically lists all the major places to visit in France detailing the region, department, altitude and population of the place and then giving information on specific sights within that location. The entries also sometimes include colour photos and city plans.

Useful feature Throughout the guide there are 5 fold out pages with detailed photos and information on major attractions, including the Palais des Papes, the Chateau de Chambord, Abbaye du Mont St-Michel, Notre-Dame de Paris and the Chateau de Versailles. These fold out pages offer an in-depth level of information which means you won't have to buy on site brochures or booklets. This Baedeker field guide will allow you to take a self-guided tour of these key sights.

 

Who are Baedeker? Baedeker was founded by its namesake, Karl Baedeker, in 1827. Initially publishing travel guides written in German, they have published guides in English since 1861. At the turn of the century Baedeker travel guides had become so popular that Baedeker was the most famous travel publisher in the world and baedekering became a term used to describe the purpose of travelling in a country to write a travel guide.

Key Features

Who Should Buy?

We have one left in stock. This is in brand new condition, just a small 3cm split on the front plastic cover.

This excellent tourist guide from Baedeker contains a vast amount of well researched information to get the most out of visits to France. This guidebook describes the major tourist sights of France, recommends interesting events and includes tips about where to eat, go shopping and much more, helping to make your trip to France an enjoyable experience.

The guide also benefits from the inclusion of a 1:800 000 scale fold out map of France.

Key Features:

  • 834 full colour pages
  • Very detailed fold out pages highlighting key sights
  • Baedeker travel tips
  • Background to the politics, economics, history, art and culture of France
  • Practical suggestions for food and drink, health, money, shopping and transport
  • 5 regional tours (mostly between 7-14 days)
  • A-Z of places to see in France
  • Large fold out map of France (132cm x 35.5cm), scale 1:800 000

Baedeker has been a trusted travel publisher for nearly 200 years and it's easy to see why when their travel books are packed so full of useful information. This comprehensive travel guide for France is broken up into sections:

  • Facts: details the history of France from politics and economics to art and culture. There is also information on landscape and climate.
  • Practicalities: details information on accommodation, travelling to and within France, events and holidays, food and drink, useful words and phrases, shopping and museums.
  • Tours: details 5 tours in different areas in France, including The North, Burgundy, From Paris to the Atlantic, Through the Auvergne to the Pyrenees and Route des Grandes Alpes, with an overview map, brief outlines of each tour and highlighted sights.
  • Sights: alphabetically lists all the major places to visit in France detailing the region, department, altitude and population of the place and then giving information on specific sights within that location. The entries also sometimes include colour photos and city plans.

Useful feature Throughout the guide there are 5 fold out pages with detailed photos and information on major attractions, including the Palais des Papes, the Chateau de Chambord, Abbaye du Mont St-Michel, Notre-Dame de Paris and the Chateau de Versailles. These fold out pages offer an in-depth level of information which means you won't have to buy on site brochures or booklets. This Baedeker field guide will allow you to take a self-guided tour of these key sights.

 

Who are Baedeker? Baedeker was founded by its namesake, Karl Baedeker, in 1827. Initially publishing travel guides written in German, they have published guides in English since 1861. At the turn of the century Baedeker travel guides had become so popular that Baedeker was the most famous travel publisher in the world and baedekering became a term used to describe the purpose of travelling in a country to write a travel guide.

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