The Essential Guide
or Car Enthusiasts
New Edition

24th May 2017
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France: The Essential Guide for Car Enthusiasts – New Edition

200 things for the car enthusiast to see and do

Love cars, love France? Then make the most of your next trip with this essential guide!
Enjoying a special journey across the channel with friends or a club? Looking to include automotive-themed locations in your family holiday? This guide, shows you how to combine them 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.
Divided into five regions – Paris & the Île-de-France, Western France, Southern France, Central France & the Alps, and North-East France – each chapter contains a wealth of detailed information for the auto enthusiast. With sections on museums, classic and modern car shows, automobilia, buying car parts, historic and modern motorsport events, and race circuits, each entry is illustrated in full colour.

This unique guide, now in its 2nd edition, has been fully updated for 2017, and provides you with all you need to know to enjoy a visit to France with a motoring twist – when to go, how to get there, and where to find out more.

France: The Essential Guide for Car Enthusiasts – New Edition by Julian Parish

ISBN: 9781787110571
UPC: 6-36847-01057-7


£14.99, $24.95

  • 200 things for the car enthusiast to see and do
  • Based on the acclaimed first edition, comprehensively updated for 2017
  • Places and events throughout the year and in every region
  • Explore where to see great cars on display
  • Find out where to drive on 50 circuits
  • Learn how to take part with your car
  • Discover where to buy motoring art, books and parts
  • Easy-to-use layout with practical information for each entry
  • Extra information online: latest dates, one-off events and satnav data
  • Of special interest to all owners of French cars

Described by the French magazine La Vie de l’Auto as “The most French of English journalists”, Julian Parish loves cars as much as he loves France. During twenty years in the country he has owned a range of British, American and German classics and sports cars. He has personally visited nearly all the museums, shows and motorsport events described in this guide.
After a career in publishing and international software development, Julian is now a full-time motoring writer and translator from French and German into English. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers.

Place of birth: Southport, England • Hometown: Montfort-l’Amaury • Nearest city: Paris

V5057 • Paperback • 21x14.8cm • £14.99 • 248 pages • 609 colour and b&w pictures • ISBN: 978-1-787110-57-1 • UPC: 6-36847-01057-7

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