With the self-guided tours in this particular book, you’ll explore the grand Champs-Elysées, the eye-popping Eiffel Tower, as well as the radiant cathedral of Notre-Dame. Learn how to reduce costs and avoid the lines for the Louvre and Orsay Museums. Enjoy the ambience of Parisian neighborhoods, and go on a day trip on the glittering palace of Versailles, or to your Champagne-soaked town of Reims. Then grab a café crème for a sidewalk café and listen for the hum on the city. You’ll understand why Paris remains in the heart of global culture.
Rick’s candid, humorous advice will direct you to good-value hotels and restaurants in delightful neighborhoods. You’ll figure out how to navigate the Paris Métro, and which sights are worth your time and energy and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is often a tour guide in your wallet.