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Expertly constructed, designed for quick, on the go access … the must-have tools for driving in France and Europe.

Extensive first-hand knowledge from many years of living and driving in Europe, together with up-to-the-minute research from in-country sources, and feedback from travellers, combine to create these unique travel guides from Julian Parish.

Two NEW EDITION guides …
One goal …

… to provide all the vital driving information you need – no matter where you are in France or Europe.

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France: The Essential Guide for Car Enthusiasts

This fantastic NEW EDITION shows you how to combine your love of cars and France, with a gourmet meal, wine tasting at a château – or just relaxing on the beach! Full of practical, clear, easy-to-find information, this is the ideal companion when planning a trip, or as an on-the-road reference book.
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The Essential Guide to Driving in Europe

Get prepared for your European trip with this easy-to-use NEW EDITION guide. With unrivalled coverage, it provides the key facts you need to drive in 50 countries across Europe – as well as general advice to help you deal with the unexpected, no matter where you are.

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A day trip… a tour… visiting a special event… a rally… a business trip … whatever the destination, let us know.

Where did you go?
How did you plan your trip?
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Tell us all about yourself and your trip, and, of course, your experiences with the guides, and you might even find your experience here, on… we'll use your experience to make the guides even better… and there may even be a little merci for your efforts.

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