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Good Paris Self-guided Walking Tour Book?

Old Aug 19th, 2014, 11:28 AM
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Good Paris Self-guided Walking Tour Book?

We will be returning to Paris this September and I am wondering if anyone can recommend a good book for self-guided walks. We have been to Paris several times and I am looking forward to discovering some of the neighborhoods and places we have not yet visited.

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Old Aug 19th, 2014, 12:37 PM
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Time Out had a book series of walks based on themes that I had used and enjoyed in Paris. They are rather dated now but still availble as used books on Amazon.
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Old Aug 20th, 2014, 12:53 PM
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I like Frommer's 24 Great Walks in Paris. The walks have themes (historical or architecture-based for the most part) and provide a nice structure for a stroll around a particular area.
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Old Aug 20th, 2014, 01:51 PM
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you can google for walks. There is also a "deck of cards" of Paris Walks.
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Old Aug 20th, 2014, 02:05 PM
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Check out the Lonely Planet 'Discover' series. It's a much more pared down format than their usual tomes but has self guided walks as one of the main features. I am a big fan of this range and think LP have hit the jackpot with the layout and formula used in the 'Discover' series.
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Old Aug 21st, 2014, 04:19 AM
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Here are 3 good options:

http://smile.amazon.com/Walking-Pari...=walking+paris

http://smile.amazon.com/Walks-Throug...ugh+lost+paris

http://smile.amazon.com/Walks-In-Hem...mingways+paris
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Old Aug 23rd, 2014, 06:23 AM
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Michelin Green Guide
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Old Aug 23rd, 2014, 06:42 AM
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I am another fan of the Michelin Green Guide
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Old Aug 23rd, 2014, 02:00 PM
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That "deck of cards" is, I think, "City Walks: Paris 50 Adventures on Foot" published by Chronicle Books. So convenient, as you only need to carry the card for the walk you are on. Also like one mentioned above "Walking Paris" by Gilles Desmons. And, for out-of-the-way places, "Quiet Corners of Paris" by Jean-Christophe Napias, conveniently grouped by Arrondissement. Enjoy your walks!
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Old Aug 23rd, 2014, 04:01 PM
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These are wonderful suggestions, thank you!

If anyone has any other great tips, I will be very grateful.
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