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Best French Regional Guides Around

Advantages: The most entertaining guides to touring France I've found
Disadvantages: Some volumes need factual updating

The great advantage the Cadogan guides to France have over the many competitors in the area is that they have a personality. Largely written by the same people (Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls), their sense of humour and wonder shines through in the lively ...

fifitr 26.08.2000 · Read full review

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Indispensable companion

Advantages: Quality of the writing
Disadvantages: none

...As one of the most underrated publishers, I feel that their books deserve a good review. .. Cadogan books focus mainly on travel guides though there are lesser known chess books as well. Based in London, they have been providing quality guides for over ...

lilypauls 21.09.2007 · Read full review
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Cadogan Guide to the South of France

Advantages: Geographic scope
Disadvantages: Pretentious and irrelevant

I was personally very disappointed by this guide. I was looking for a book that covered both the Cote d'Azur and the area around Montpelier. On the face of it this guide fitted the bill perfectly, but unfortunately in most respects other than its geograph ...

david1234 09.09.2004 · Read full review
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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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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 ...

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