The Ultimate guide to ParisWritten by a life-long Parisian, The Independent Guide to Paris 2016 is your compact yet detailed guide to the city of lights. It covers events to the end of 2016.Book Highlights:* A City Overview - When to visit, a Month-by-Month Events Calendar, and the citys top attractions.* Paris Attractions - A look at Paris top attractions, arrondissement (district) by arrondissement. As well as a look at the fabric and history of each of the areas. 55 attractions are covered in this section - each includes an overview, as well as contact details, ticket prices, opening hours and other useful information.* Paris Dining - 25 of our most recommended dining places from all around Paris, including a collection of the most unique dining experiences the city has to offer (fancy eating in a chapel?)* Paris Nightlife - A look at cocktail bars as well as some of the citys clubs.* Paris Accommodation - Take a look at our recommendations for hotels, how to choose where to stay and how to understand the unique rating system in France. Theres also a look at apartments and other options.* Paris Shopping - A look at ten of Paris best shopping areas.* Unusual and Unique Places to Visit - Fancy a trip down Paris sewer system, or a look at a museum of strange things?* For the Kids - Find out what this magical city has to offer for the younger members of the family* Customs and Useful Tips - Greetings, Manners, and how to deal with restaurants and cafés.* Transport - Getting to Paris - Whether its by rail, air or road. We cover it all.* Transport - Getting around Paris - Understand the citys transport system. Theres a look at the metro, RER trains, buses, trams, public transport tickets, bike and car hires, taxis and walking around.* A Brief History of Paris - Learn how the city, and France, has come to be the way it is today.