France Guidebook TK

France 19th Edition Guidebook
  • Rick's picks for sights, eating, sleeping
  • In-depth coverage of our favorite French destinations
  • Great self-guided neighborhood walks and museum tours
  • Includes handy full-color foldout map

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What's Included

In Rick Steves France you'll find in-depth Rick-tested information on:

  • Paris and nearby
    • Versailles
    • Chartres
    • Giverny
    • Disneyland Paris
  • Normandy
    • Rouen
    • Honfleur
    • Bayeux
    • D-Day beaches
    • Mont St-Michel
  • Brittany
    • Dinan
    • St-Malo
  • Loire
    • Amboise and nearby (including Chenonceau, Blois, Chambord, Cheverny, and Chaumont-sur-Loire)
    • Chinon and nearby (including Azay-le-Rideau, Langeais, Villandry, and Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud)
  • Dordogne
    • Sarlat-la-Canéda and the Dordogne River Valley
    • Cro-Magnon Caves
    • Oradour-sur-Glane
    • St-Emilion
    • Rocamadour
    • Lot River Valley
  • Languedoc-Roussillon
    • Albi
    • Carcassonne
    • Collioure
  • Provence
    • Arles
    • Avignon
    • Pont du Gard
    • Les Baux
    • St-Rémy-de-Provence
    • Orange
    • Villages of the Côtes du Rhône (including Vaison-la-Romaine)
    • Hill Towns of the Luberon (including Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and Roussillon)
  • French Riviera
    • Nice
    • Villefranche-sur-Mer and the Three Corniches (including Cap Ferrat, Eze-le-Village, and Le Trophée des Alps)
    • Monaco
    • Antibes
    • Inland Riviera, including Vence
  • French Alps
    • Annecy
    • Chamonix
  • Burgundy and nearby
    • Beaune and nearby wine villages
    • Vineyard loops near Beaune (by car or bike)
    • Back-Door Burgundy (including Abbey of Fontenay)
    • Vézelay and Château de Guédelon
    • Bourges
    • Stops between Burgundy and Lyon (including Cluny and Taizé)
  • Lyon
  • Alsace
    • Colmar
    • Route du Vin (including Eguisheim, Kaysersberg, Riquewihr, and Bergheim)
    • Strasbourg
  • Reims and Verdun
  • Practicalities
    • Self-guided walks and museum tours
    • Easy-to-follow maps (including color maps of France and Paris)
    • ​Trip planning: When to go, pre-trip checklist, festivals and holidays, recommended books and movies
    • Recommended three-week itinerary and city/region-specific advice on planning your time and avoiding lines
    • Transportation: Trains, buses, city transit, and driving (including route tips)
    • French history, culture, language, and cuisine
    • Handy French survival phrases plus place-name pronunciation guide
    • Detailed advice on managing money, communicating, reserving rooms, handling emergencies, and other helpful hints

Also included: a 14½" x 19½" full-color foldout Planning Map that shows all of France plus key driving distances/times and regional close-ups of the D-Day beaches, Loire Valley, Dordogne, Provence, and the French Riviera, and, on the back, a handy close-up of Paris (with major sights), Montmartre, and Paris' Métro/RER network. (Note: This is a slightly smaller version of Rick's stand-alone France Planning Map.)

Product Details

Author(s): Rick Steves & Steve Smith
Dimensions: 8" x 4 ½" x 1 ¼"
Weight: 1.25 lbs
Pages: 1,217
Publication date: Janurary 2021 (19th edition)
Next edition arrives: October 2022