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France’s Best, by Paul Shawcross

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FRANCE’S BEST is the ideal travel guide to this multifaceted country. Written by a Francophile travel writer it explores key DESTINATIONS; suggests ITINERARIES; details dozens of SIGHTS and ACTIVITIES. All content (300+ points-of-interest/770+ pics) is original. and independent; no recommendations are ads!

First release: June 2023. Latest update: September 2023.

FRANCE’S BEST starts with essential TRIP-PLANNING information and an overview of key REGIONS to provide perfect orientation.

A hand-crafted ITINERARIES section then suggests a couple of key, one- and two-week country-wide tours as well as a selection of in-depth regional tours.

The app’s next section, INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES, gives you the heads-up on various topics, so if you’re keen to explore the country’s CHATEAUX & GARDENS; plan a HIKE; or find key HISTORICAL sights, then you might just dive straight into the app here.

Other categories include ART, BEACHES, KIDS & FAMILIES.

Finally, the app provides useful general advice on CAFES, RESTAURANTS, SHOPS & SHOPPING to ensure you’re well fed with a good stock of souvenirs.

The Author

Paul Shawcross has penned city guides for Thomas Cook and revised and contributed text for several Michelin Green Guides. He has also authored pieces for in-flight magazines and coffee table books as well as articles for several leading periodicals including Living France, France Today and France Magazine.

While loving France and going back as often as possible, Paul travels widely in Europe and is the author of several smart device travel apps including Provence’s Best, Dordogne’s Best and Nice’s Best.