Europe on a shoestring - France (Chapter)
This is the France chapter from Lonely Planet's Europe on a Shoestring guidebook.
Few countries provoke such passion as La Belle France. Love it or loathe it, everyone has their own opinion about this Gallic goliath that is well worth exploring.
- gorge on the iconic sights and sophistication of Europe's most hopelessly romantic city, Paris
- relive the French Renaissance with extraordinary chateaux built by kings and queens in the Loire Valley
- savour ancient Rome, modern art, markets, lavender and hilltop villages in slow-paced Provence
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Paris, Around Paris, Versailles, Chartres, Flanders, the Somme, Lille, Calais, Normandy, Rouen, Bayeux, Giverny, D-Day Beaches, Mont St-Michel, Brittany, St-Malo, Quimper, Carnac, Loire Valley, Blois, Around Blois, Tours, Amboise, Champagne, Reims, Épernay, Alsace & Lorraine, Strasbourg, Metz, Burgundy & the Rhône Valley, Dijon, Beaune, Lyon, the French Alps, Chamonix, the Dordogne & the Lot, Sarlat-La-Canéda, Atlantic Coast & French Basque Country, Bordeaux, Biarritz, Lourdes, Languedoc-Roussillon, Toulouse, Carcassonne, Nîmes, Provence, Marseille, Les Calanques, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, French Riviera & Monaco, Nice, Cannes, St-Tropez, Monaco, Corsica, Ajaccio, Bonifacio, Bastia, Understand France, History, Arts, Environment, Survival Guide, Directory, Getting There & Away, and Getting Around.
Lonely Planet PDF eBooks are PDF versions of our guides. They are available from the Lonely Planet Shop as either individual chapters or complete guides. PDF files can be printed and are viewable on eReaders, tablets, smart-phones and PCs. Learn more about Lonely Planet PDF eBooks.