Paris is an all-time top destination for travelers, and it's easy to see the allure: the experiences--dining, shopping, museum-going, neighborhood strolling--are all legendary. This stunning full-color Fodor's guide captures the best of the City of Light, from the masterful cuisine to the sweeping romance of the Eiffel Tower. EXPANDED COVERAGE: Paris is always changing, and this edition captures the City of Light's hottest new restaurants, hotels, and more. Parisian life, from the luxurious finds on the Champs-elysees boutiques to the simple pleasure of the perfect croissant, is covered in dazzling detail. ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Rich color features help travelers make the most of top experiences, from visiting awe-inspiring Notre-Dame and Versailles to seeing top artwork in the Musee du Louvre and exploring the Seine on foot or by boat. Restaurant and shopping spotlights highlight the best options in each neighborhood. INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Paris's top attractions and museums are broken down at a glance, as are the top itineraries, best bets for restaurants and lodging, and what to do with kids or without. Each neighborhood has a convenient overview with highlights and practical advice for getting around and planning a visit. DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Paris 2013 offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights. TRIPADVISOR REVIEWS: Our experts' hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their Paris stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut. ON-THE-GO MAP: A handy take-along companion map of Paris gives travelers essential information about top attractions, walking tours, and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence. ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.