The Rough Guide to France

The final trip advisor to this various and lovely country.

With transparent, full-color maps, beautiful images, and special insurance of all of the top French points of interest, this booklet is choked with crucial and wide useful recommendation on what to determine and do.

Find pointers on exploring the country's striking landscapes, from the snowy slopes of the Alps and the watery plains of the Camargue to the colourful city of Paris and the glamour of the glitzy Côte d'Azur. there's lots of authoritative and enlightening historical past details, too, overlaying topics similar to France's stormy background, the tastiest nutrients to attempt, and the best wines to quaff. you could depend on updated descriptions of the easiest inns, bars, eating places, and outlets in France for all budgets.

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Tues–Sat 8am–1pm & 4–7pm, sunlight 9am–1pm. position d’Aligre 12e; M° Ledru-Rollin. Tues–Sun till 12. 30pm. Raspail Bd Raspail, among rue du Cherche-Midi & rue de Rennes, 6e; M° Rennes. Tues & Fri 7/8am–1/2. 30pm, natural industry solar 9am–3pm. Richard Lenoir Bd Richard Lenoir, 11e; M° Bastille/ Richard Lenoir. Thurs & sunlight 7/8am–1/2. 30pm. Ternes (flowers) Rue Lemercier, 17e; M° Ternes. Tues–Sun 8am–7. 30pm. listing PARIS even larger than that of rival Galeries Lafayette. Mon–Wed, Fri & Sat nine. 35am–8pm, Thurs nine. 35am–10pm. foods and drinks Barthélémy fifty one rue de Grenelle, 7e T 01 forty five forty eight fifty six seventy five; M° Bac; map pp. 94–95. Purveyors of rigorously ripened and meticulously kept seasonal cheeses to the wealthy and robust. supply on hand. Sept–July Tues–Fri eight. 30am–1pm & 4–7. 15pm, Sat eight. 30am–1. 30pm & 3–7pm. Les Caves Augé 116 bd Haussmann, 8e T 01 forty five 22 sixteen ninety seven, W cavesauge. com; M° St-Augustin; map pp. sixty eight– sixty nine. This out of date, wood-panelled store is the oldest collapse Paris and sells not just fantastic wines, but additionally a big variety of port, armagnac, cognac and poo. Mon 1–7. 30pm, Tues–Sat 9am–7. 30pm. Debauve et Gallais 30 rue des Sts-Pères, 7e T 01 forty five forty eight fifty four sixty seven, W debauve-et-gallais. fr; M° St-Germain-desPrés/Sèvres-Babylone; map pp. 94–95. a stunning, historic store focusing on ambrosial candies. Mon– Sat 9am–7pm. Fauchon 26 position de l. a. Madeleine, 8e T 01 70 39 38 00, W fauchon. com; M° Madeleine; map pp. 68–69. a stunning variety of beautiful groceries and wine; simply where for provides of tea, jam, muffins, candies, unique vinegars and mustards and so on. There’s a traiteur (deli) which remains open till 9pm and a graceful eating place. Mon–Sat 9am–7pm. Hédiard 21 position de l. a. Madeleine, 8e T 01 forty three 12 88 88, W hediard. fr; M° Madeleine; map pp. 68–69. The aristocrat’s grocer for the reason that 1850; there are a number of different branches during the urban. Mon–Sat 9am–8. 30pm. Mariage Frères 30 rue du Bourg-Tibourg, 4e T 01 forty two seventy two 28 eleven, W mariagesfreres. com; M° Hôtel-de-Ville; listing Banks and trade funds machines (ATMs) can be found in any respect airports and mainline educate stations, and at lots of the banks on the town. watch out for money-exchange bureaux and automated trade machines, besides the fact that, that could put up for sale the marketing instead of paying for expense and upload on hefty fee charges. Embassies/Consulates Australia, four rue Jean-Rey, 15e T 01 forty fifty nine 33 00, W france. embassy. gov. au, M° BirHakeim; Canada, 35 av Montaigne, 8e T 01 forty four forty three 29 00, W amb-canada. fr, M° Franklin-D. -Roosevelt; Germany, 13–15 av Franklin D. Roosevelt, 8e T 01 fifty three eighty three forty five 00, W paris. diplo. de, M° Franklin D.

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