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The low-down on being in France

Advantages: A vast amount of information
Disadvantages: Rather small print

This guide begins with an extensive section, about eighty pages long, to refer to before you travel. It gives details on possible ways of getting to France from Britain, Ireland, North America, Australia and New Zealand. There is information on costs, wh ...

denella 25.10.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to France - The Rough Guide

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If you are going to France, you will need this.

Advantages: This guide is detailed and easy to use. It contains information on everything and everywhere.
Disadvantages: Very few, and they are minor problems - no disasters.

...I spent a year in France working and travelling and this guide became my bible. The information in it is useful, reliable, entertaining and, most importantly of all, it is easy to use. The information on each place is categorised in the same format every ...

topcat81 07.10.2006 · Read full review
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The Rough Guide to France

Advantages: Could not have explored parts of France so successfully without it!
Disadvantages: Cannot fault it!

...This book is amazing, cannot praise it enough! We decided to honeymoon in the Loire Valley. We had no additional information or reference material to work out route plans, where we might like to stop etc. so decided to purchase The Rough Guide to France ...

Tinamoss 29.07.2008 · Read full review
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I survived my year abroad thanks to it!

Advantages: very in depth & informative
Disadvantages: bit bulky to carry (i'm a weakling!)

...edition of the Lonely Planet is already 3 years old, it is still just as helpful and useful and more or less up to date, to the extent that I was able to use it for my last trip to Spain only a couple of months ago. I bough ...

lysfong 11.03.2004 · Read full review
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DK - Supplying ideas but not the detail

Advantages: Good for ideas for what to see; great photography
Disadvantages: Map too small; repetitive; not much detail

DK is not the first publisher I would turn to when looking to purchase a travel guide. I tend to buy Lonely Planet or Rough Guides as a first choice but lately I’ve bought Bradt guides as they’ve been the only thing available for my destination. When ...

fizzytom 29.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Malta and Gozo - Mary-Ann Gallagher

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