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Title:
Walking Paris
ISBN:
9788854415881
Edition:
3rd ed.
Physical Description:
191 pages : illustrations (color), maps (color) ; 18 cm + 1 pull-out map
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Whirlwind tours -- Pari's neighborhoods -- Travel essentials.
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Summary:
The best way to appreciate the city is to walk: it is only on foot that you can explore the lively districts in all their variety and diversity. This volume offers 14 itineraries that will guide you step by step to the most hidden and picturesque corners of Paris. The "Whirlwind Tour" section includes ideas for visiting the entire city in one day or in a weekend, enjoying a solo trip or a family visit with children. The walks through the city, from the Tour Eiffel and Les Invalides to Place du Ch́telet and Les Halles, touch on each of the points of interest on the map. The more detailed descriptions offer interesting information about the museums and other sites, including the Catȟdrale de Notre-Dame de Paris, the Muše du Louvre, and the Arc de Triomphe. Decidedly Parisian, the guide introduces the reader to the more unusual aspects of the city's culture, such as haute couture, art, theatre, and the best of local life, from street markets to minor museums and visits to architectural peculiarities.
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The best way to appreciate the city is to walk- it is only on foot that you can explore the lively districts in all their variety and diversity. This volume offers 14 itineraries that will guide you step by step to the most hidden and picturesque corners of Paris. The "Whirlwind Tour" section includes ideas for visiting the entire city in one day or in a weekend, enjoying a solo trip or a family visit with children. The walks through the city, from the Tour Eiffel and Les Invalides to Place du Ch telet and Les Halles, touch on each of the points of interest on the map. The more detailed descriptions offer interesting information about the museums and other sites, including the Cathedrale de Notre-Dame de Paris, the Musee du Louvre, and the Arc de Triomphe.

Decidedly Parisian, the guide introduces the reader to the more unusual aspects of the city's culture, such as haute couture, art, theatre, and the best of local life, from street markets to minor museums and visits to architectural peculiarities.


Author Notes

PAS PASCHALI, in more than 30 years of journalism, has been an arts editor, travel writer, and magazine publisher; he currently works as a freelance journalist for The Guardian . He is also a keen walker and has led groups on long-distance walks in the UK and abroad. His first trip to Paris was in the '70s, and since then he has revisited France countless times to explore its regions. In that time he has written many articles and contributed to a number of guides on the French capital. In the last 15 years he has divided his time between living in London and Paris.

BRIAN ROBINSON was born and raised in Northern Ireland. He first visited Paris in 1969 on a family holiday and fell in love with the city. He studied Law at Sussex University's School of European Studies, which required a year's study in France. During the Easter and summer holidays he worked as a tour guide for American high school students across Europe but specialized in Paris. He currently works as a press officer for the British Film Institute in London and regularly travels on Eurostar to his Marais pied-a-terre.