Traveling Through French History by Train
Hardback 399pp Illustrated
9780393078947   Product Code: 23199
This characterful guide takes the reader on a journey through French history via 25 train outings from Paris. An expedition to the great Gothic cathedrals of Reims and Chartres brings to life the scheming Abbot Suger; a day-trip to the chateau of Blois evokes the splendours of the Renaissance; and an excursion to Versailles recalls the shining glory of the Sun King. Engaging and informative, it also features helpful tips on hotels and bistros. American-cut pages.