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Enjoy a magnifique trip to Paris Stroll the Champs-Elysées, visit the top of the Eiffel Tower, or linger in a cozy café. Take in the theater, a symphony, or dance the night away. Enjoy gourmet French cuisine or a picnic in the park. Savor a café au lait or a glass of Beaujolais. Go power shopping or bargain hunting. With this guide, you're ready for your exciting bon voyage!Open the book and find:Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn't miss— and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Lots of detailed mapsIntroduction.Part I: Introducing Paris. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Paris. Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Paris. Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go.Part II: Planning Your Trip to Paris. Chapter 4: Managing Your Money. Chapter 5: Getting to Paris. Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests. Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.Part III: Settling into Paris. Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented. Chapter 9: Checking in at Paris’s Best Hotels. Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Paris.Part IV: Exploring Paris. Chapter 11: Discovering Paris’s Best Attractions. Chapter 12: Shopping the Local Stores. Chapter 13: Following an Itinerary. Chapter 14: Going Beyond Paris: Five Day Trips.Part V: Living It Up After Dark: Paris Nightlife. Chapter 15: Applauding the Cultural Scene. Chapter 16: Hitting the Clubs and Bars.Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten (Well, Nine) Places to See Paris— Without the Lines. Chapter 18: Ten-Plus Great Places for a Picnic.Appendix A: Quick Concierge.Appendix B: A Glossary of French Words and Phrases.Index.Cheryl A. Pientka works in book publishing and has contributed to France For Dummies and Europe For Dummies. A graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Delaware, she lives in New York City.