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The tough advisor to Paris is the last word insider's guidebook to Europe's such a lot based and romantic urban. Inspirational images, neighborhood-by-neighborhood courses, and precise, full-color maps assist you get the main out of a trip to Paris — even if that suggests hiking the Eiffel Tower and boating at the Seine or visits to offbeat artwork galleries and hidden-away gardens.
Frank, incisive experiences take you instantly to the simplest of the city's cafés, eating places, and nightlife venues, from the ultra-stylish to the magnificently conventional, whereas tell-it-like-it-is listings assist you locate the appropriate lodging to your finances, together with boutique layout inns at the Left financial institution, grand classics at the correct, or just-perfect finances hideaways.
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