Explore Paris, part of a brand-new series launch for 2014, is the perfect pocket companion when discovering this iconic city: a full-color guide containing 20 easy-to-follow routes which cover every neighborhood, from the ancient Islands to the maze of narrow streets around Montmartre, the fashionable Marais, and ultra-modern La Defense. A city for romantics, art enthusists, and lovers of street life, Paris is eternally compelling, a beautiful urban landscape ideal for strolling through. Insight’s trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to Parisian cuisine, the city’s fabulous shopping, and key historical dates. The best cafés, bars, and brasseries to stop at are highlighted in each tour, while the finest restaurants are covered in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information and language guide. There is also a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and the evocative photography captures the essence of Paris.