Michelin Green Guide Paris

Michelin Green Guide Paris Author Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
ISBN-10 9782067208551
Year 2016-03-15
Pages 468
Language en
Publisher Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
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Discover the nooks and crannies of the renowned City of Light with the eBook version of the updated Green Guide Paris. Its famed star-rating system of attractions, maps, illustrations and walking tours ensure you don't miss a thing, from iconic sites like the Eiffel Tower to browsing among riverside stalls of old books, to a Friday night roller-blade rally through city streets. From flea markets to fine dining, whatever your budget, the guide’s features and recommended restaurants, accommodations and activities help you uncover all that Paris has to offer. In this eBook you’ll find: • Full-color photos and plenty of detail travelers look for. • Attractions reviewed and rated, using Michelin’s celebrated star-rating system, from the 2-star medieval architecture of the Conciergerie to the 3-star Gothic jewel, the Sainte-Chapelle. • Walk-throughs of major museums, galleries, churches and attractions. Illustrations and floor plans zoom in on the highlights of major attractions, such as the treasures of the Louvre and Notre-Dame Cathedral. • Multiple walking tours all over Paris with clear directions and maps for a more in-depth, personal experience of the city. Explore the Latin Quarter on foot, stopping off for a coffee and patisserie on Boulevard St-Michel. • Comprehensive illustrated sections on modern-day Paris, history, politics, art, architecture and culture—all written by experts in their fields. • Sidebars throughout the guide on intriguing topics such as the natural attractions of the Bois and Château de Vincennes. • Detailed visitor information for every attraction, opening hours, entry fees, tour times, phone, website. • Michelin maps. • Recommendations for great places to eat and stay for all budgets. Download onto any kind of eReader (tablet or smartphone), and you’re set to go. Use the guide to orient yourself at any time with a treasure trove of 70 detailed maps, even if you’re offline with no Wi-Fi or 3G connection. With the interactive navigation, it’s easy to move within the guide. Click from the index to a point of interest or from a sight description to its location on the map. With one touch, you can even phone an establishment directly from the page or click through to a website for more information. No matter what eReader you use, with the Green Guide Paris eBook, you’re all set to explore the City of Light and craft some unforgettable experiences.

Michelin Green Guide France

Michelin Green Guide France Author Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
ISBN-10 9782067182295
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
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This eBook version of the Green Guide France features Michelin’s trusted tips and advice, which make sure you see the best of France. From Normandy beaches to the grand châteaux of the Loire and beyond to Corsica's snow-dusted peaks, the Michelin Green Guide France uncovers gastronomic treats and hidden castles, while exploring rugged coastline, picturesque towns and the City of Love itself, Paris. Divided into 12 geographical regions, the guide offers star-rated attractions, regional introductions, detailed maps and suggested places to eat and stay for a variety of budgets, allowing the traveler to plan a trip carefully, or to be spontaneous.

The Food Lover s Guide to Paris

The Food Lover s Guide to Paris Author Patricia Wells
ISBN-10 9780761181408
Year 2014-03-11
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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The book that cracks the code, from the incomparable Patricia Wells. An acclaimed authority on French cuisine, Ms. Wells has spent more than 30 years in Paris, many as former restaurant critic for The International Herald Tribune. Now her revered Food Lover’s Guide to Paris is back in a completely revised, brand-new edition. In 457 entries—345 new to this edition, plus 112 revisited and reviewed classics—The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris offers an elegantly written go-to guide to the very best restaurants, cafés, wine bars, and bistros in Paris, as well as where to find the flakiest croissants, earthiest charcuteries, sublimest cheese, most ethereal macarons, and impeccable outdoor markets. The genius of the book is Ms. Wells’s meritocratic spirit. Whether you’re looking for a before-you-die Michelin three-star experience (Guy Savoy, perhaps, or Restaurant Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée) or wanting to sample the new bistronomy (Bistrot Paul Bert, Le Comptoir du Relais) or craving something simple and perfect (L’As du Fallafel, or Breizh Café for crêpes), Patricia Wells tells you exactly where to go and why you should go there. You no longer have to rely on the iffy “reviews” of Yelp or Trip Advisor. Included are 40 recipes from some of her favorite chefs and purveyors and, of course, all the practical information: addresses, websites, email, hours, closest métro stop, specialties, and more.

The Michelin Men

The Michelin Men Author Herbert Lottman
ISBN-10 1860648967
Year 2003
Pages 310
Language en
Publisher I.B.Tauris
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Presents the history of the French family-controlled tire company which began manufacturing rubber bicycle tires, expanded to the production of tires for automobiles and planes, and, in 1900, published the first Guide Michelin.

Michelin Green Guide Northern France and the Paris Region

Michelin Green Guide  Northern France and the Paris Region Author Cynthia Clayton Ochterbeck
ISBN-10 2067190385
Year 2014
Pages 564
Language en
Publisher Michelin Editions des Voyages
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This newly updated edition helps you discover the various regions of Northern France, including Paris and the surrounding area, and northwards to the Opal Coast continuing up to the Belgian border. Whether you marvel at medieval Gothic cathedrals, visit Etaples' marine museum, or take a hike through the Fontainebleau Forest, Michelin Green Guide Northern France & the Paris Region, with its famed star-rating system, respected maps and multiple driving tours and excursions, ensures you see the best of the region.

Michelin Green Guide France

Michelin Green Guide France Author Michelin
ISBN-10 206720663X
Year 2015-11
Pages 708
Language en
Publisher
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2nd most popular European destination for US travelers. France's top attractions and destinations are covered, as are world-famous cuisine, wines and fashion, along with charming villages and castle ruins dotted across the countryside and of course, Paris, the City of Lights."

Beyond Homer

Beyond Homer Author Benjamin W. Farley
ISBN-10 9781621890034
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
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It is 1970, the year of Marc Chagall's famous art exhibit in Paris. Clayton Rogers Clarke, a Virginian, has chosen the city as his place of residence while pursuing research during his first sabbatical. His philosophical interests, however, suffer sudden distraction from an unanticipated competitor: Monique Gibert, a writer for a French daily, for whom her husband (Jacques-Maria) is the senior journalist. Flirtatious quips and nods soon lead to a passionate affair. While dividing his time between Monique and his studies, he meets a fellow PhD, also on sabbatical. Professor Carl Sullivan's field is the Classics, and it is his conviction that humankind has scarcely progressed beyond Homer. Clayton is determined to prove him wrong. Scores of delightful characters in Clarke's pension add intrigue and verve to the story. Wander with Clayton and Monique as they make their way into each other's hearts, while traversing the city's cafes and parks that Paris alone affords lovers. And ponder with the young philosopher the age-old question of the human condition. Students of the Classics, of the Humanities and French literature, as well as philosophy, will find the author's synopses of Rousseau and Pascal, and of Homer's gods and heroes, of immense help, along with his translations of Goethe, Rilke, and Baudelaire's poems.

Into A Paris Quartier

Into A Paris Quartier Author Diane Johnson
ISBN-10 9781426201837
Year 2007-06-12
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher National Geographic Books
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As a child, Diane Johnson was entranced by The Three Musketeers, dashing 17th-century residents of the famous romantic quartier called St.-Germain-des-Prés. Now, the paperback edition of her delightful book will take even more Americans to the richly historic part of the city that has always attracted us, from Ben Franklin in the 18th-century to raffish novelist Henry Miller in the 20th. Modern St.-Germain is lively and prosperous, and fifty years ago its heady mix of jazz and existentialism defined urbane cool, but Johnson takes a longer view. "Beside the shades of Jean-Paul Sartre and Edith Piaf," she writes, "there is another crowd of resident ghosts... misty figures in plumed hats whose fortunes and passions were enacted among these beautiful, imposing buildings." From her kitchen window, she looks out on a chapel begun by Reine Margot, wife of Henri IV; nearby streets are haunted by the shades of two sinister cardinals, Mazarin and Richelieu, as well as four famed queens and at least five kings. Delacroix, Corot, Ingres, David, and Manet all lived in St.-Germain; Oscar Wilde died there; and everybody who was anybody visited sooner or later. With her delicious imagination and wry, opinionated voice, Diane Johnson makes a companionable and fascinating guide to a classic neighborhood as cosmopolitan as it is quintessentially French.

The Traveler s Handbook

The Traveler s Handbook Author
ISBN-10 0762701455
Year 1997
Pages 958
Language en
Publisher
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Containing a voluminous and detailed directory of useful information as well as informative and engaging essays on traveling in the '90s, this book is the quintessential traveler's companion and the ultimate resource for what you need to know to go anywhere.

Cruise Travel

Cruise Travel Author
ISBN-10
Year 1984-07
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher
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Cruise Travel is the world's leading cruise vacation magazine. Whether you're an experienced cruiser, a first-timer, or just dreaming of a cruise vacation, Cruise Travel is for you. Every issue is packed with full color features on the best cruise ships as well as complete deck plans for our "Ship of the Month" feature. Also included, is a complete cruise calendar featuring cruises throughout the U.S. and the world. Embarkation ports, all ports-of-call, and itineraries are also featured as well as complete costs of the cruises. Reviews of new and classic vessels, tips on shore excursions and shopping, and much more all written by industry leading travel writers and photographers.

France

France Author Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN-10 9781615309818
Year 2013-06-01
Pages 376
Language en
Publisher Britanncia Educational Publishing
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France’s cultural and historical legacies are numerous and diverse. It has long played a dominant role on the world stage, and as one of the largest countries of the European Union, its global influence shows no signs of dying down. But despite its cultural, economic, governmental, and historical achievements, France has experienced trials and tribulations, perhaps most memorably during the French Revolution, but throughout history as well. This comprehensive volume surveys France’s assorted regions, its renowned traditions, the individuals and peoples that have led it to greatness, and the struggles and successes of its past and present.