Covering the worlds of culture and history, the dernier cri in fashion and cuisine, what’s hot/what’s not, day trips, night life, and all the memorable sites—from gay Paree to Mont-St-Michel—that has made, and keeps, France as one of Europe's most popular destination , this edition delivers non-fail super-trips to France-bound travelers, whether beginner or veteran.
Expanded Coverage: With its eternally upbeat tempo, Paris is dedicated to change—and this is especially reflected in the wide array of new reviews we’ve included for dining, shops, and clubs.
Illustrated Features: As the most picturesque country in Europe, France deserves an album of perfect pictures and our updated guide offers 12 thrillingly cinematique features: Versailles’ splendors, Provence's Lavender Route, the wine cellars of Champagne, Mont-St-Michel’s medieval glory, Lyon's top restaurants, the Loire Valley’s fabled châteaux, Burgundy's top vineyards, a mini-guide to culinary Riviera, plus another 4 special photo sections.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: For both practical expertise and cultural background Fodor’s France fits the bill, from hands-on, detail-packed “Getting Here and Around” sections (all about traveling by car, bus, and train) to in-depth “Eating and Drinking Well” spotlights that bring readers up to speed on the best in food and wine.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s France offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
PULLOUT MAP: A handy take-along map of Paris provides added value, giving travelers essential information about top attractions, walking tours, and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence.
TripAdvisor Reviews: Our experts’ hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their France stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.