1878 Old PARIS FRANCE TRAVEL GUIDE Baedeker's MAPS HOTELS RESTAURANTS CONVEYANCE

1878 Old PARIS FRANCE TRAVEL GUIDE Baedeker's MAPS HOTELS RESTAURANTS CONVEYANCE S
PARIS
AND ITS
ENVIRONS
WITH ROUTES FROM LONDON TO PARIS, AND FROM PARIS
TO THE RHINE AND SWITZERLAND
HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS
BY
K. BAEDEKER
WITH 11 MAPS AND 18 PLANS
LEIPSIC: KARL BAEDEKER
1878

How to get there, traveling expenses,currency, period of tour, passports, custom house, luggage, public safety, language, tipping, conveyances, motoring, cycling, hotels, flats, private apartments, restaurants, cafes, wine shops, birrerie, cigars, sights, theatres, shops, post offices, telegraph, climate and history. These topics were all thoroughly covered in Baedeker’s convenient handbooks for travelers.

In their heyday, at the turn of the 20th century, Baedeker guides were as indispensable as the vade-mecums now produced by Lonely Planet, Rough Guides and other travel publishers. Founded in Koblenz in 1827, the company initially produced its books so that travellers would not have to pay local guides while touring the Rhine. The first English edition appeared in 1861, and with their distinctive red covers, diligently updated information and state-of-the-art maps, Baedekers grew to become an essential tool for civilised travel everywhere from the "Dominion of Canada" to Palestine. With recommended
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