It’s difficult to arrive at a huge city like Paris and decide where to go, where to eat, and stay. Luckily, we have travelbooks that can save us. But to make sure you don’t pick one that could waste your time, leading you down alleyways at crowded peak times, we have picked out the most effective and detailed travelbooks to make your trip easier.
#1 Blue Guide Paris: 12th Edition (Blue Guides) by Delia Gray-Durant
This is the most comprehensive book I have ever come across on the entire city, especially buildings of interest and museums. It gives truly detailed, factual information about the City of Lights
#2 Parisian Chic City Guide
Incredibly chic and very Parisian fashion designer Ines de la Fresange gives her top picks for shopping, dining and more. The book itself is very stylish and comes with its own chic “belt”.
#3 City Walks: Paris: 50 Adventures on Foot by Christina Henry de Tessan
Instead of your traditional bulky books this handy guide comes in the form of individual cards each detailing a Paris walk with interesting sites and history. Easy on the traveller carrying too much!
#4 Lonely Planet Paris (Travel guide)
At 416 pages you’re not likely to find a more comprehensive guide to Paris. From the trusted travel guide publishers Lonely Planet you’ll find all the Paris sites as well as eats and accommodation for all budgets.
#5 Rick Steves Paris 2019
Nobody knows better how to see Paris and skip lines at Louvre than Rick Steves. This book will save you money and time in the city of lights.
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