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The Rough Guide to France
by Kate Baillie
Simm Suchak (reader), London, UK: "I lived in France for a year and this book was like my bible. There were so many times I would have got lost without the maps. You even know where the tourist office is before you arrive, and all the information was spot-on. What I found especially useful was the 'classmark sysytem' of the price of hotels and youth hostels. We had most of ...more
Paperback, 8th, 1328 pages
Published July 28th 2003 by Rough Guides Limited
(first published January 1st 1986)
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Aug 20, 2007 Jennie rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: travelers to France, people interested in French culture/geography/travel
I read through about ten guidebooks before my last trip to France and found this to be the best. Then when I went to France it was indeed helpful. I was actually dissapointed with the LP one for France, it was not as "off the beaten path" as I was hoping/expecting. Seems with LP that it really depends on the writer, they tend to vary greatly in quality/depth of info from volume to volume and country to country.