The Independent Walker's Guide to France: 35 Extraordinary Walks in 16 of France's Finest Regions
by Frank Booth
This unique series is designed for visitors who enjoy walking and getting off the beaten track. In addition to their value as general guides, each ... Show synopsis This unique series is designed for visitors who enjoy walking and getting off the beaten track. In addition to their value as general guides, each volume is peerless as a walker's guide, allowing travellers to see all of the great sites, enjoy the incomparable beauty of the countryside, and maintain a high level of physical fitness while travelling through the popular tourist destinations. Each guide includes: -- Practical information on thirty-five extraordinary short walks (all planned as day hikes and are between 2 and 9 miles), including: how to get there, where to stay, trail distance, walking time, difficulty rating, explicit trail directions and a vivid general description of the trail and local sights. -- Numerous itineraries: the Grand Tour which embraces all thirty-five walks; regional itineraries; and thematic itineraries. -- One planning map for the itineraries and thirty-five detailed trail maps. -- Trail notes broken down into an easy-to-follow checklist format. -- A "Walks-at-a-Glance" section which provides capsule summaries of all the walks. -- Black and white photographs. -- Before-you-go helpful hints.