A local’s treasure map to the sites where Parisians know to go to be oh-so-Parisian.
Finally, the “should-do, should-discuss with, should-see” trip list given to you by the Parisian friend you’ve been longing to have. Charmingly illustrated all through, this practical guide will transport readers to the delightful sites and discoveries of Paris. Vibrant watercolors illustrate destinations including architectural marvels, gardens, historical highlights, cultural hubs, markets, food and wine favorites, and loads of little “je ne sais quoi’s” that make Paris so magical. Cultural musings, accessible histories, anecdotes, and informative details accompany the illustrations all through, making this volume really as practical as it’s beautiful.
The book features seven specially curated daylong walking tours. Winsome watercolor maps of the “promenades” with colorful icons of suggested sites guide readers through the romantic, winding Parisian streets, passing cafés, historical sights, small galleries, out of doors markets, and the type of authentic and timeless places that one hopes to find when imagining the city. The careful artistry, insider’s musings, and approachable readability—both visually and texturally—on this book will delight and inspire tourists and armchair travelers alike.