Whether you're enjoying a special journey across the channel with friends or a club, or 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 chteau - 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 Ile-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 color. This unique guide 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.
Julian Parish hails from the south of England, but has now lived and worked in France for many years. After a career in publishing and international software development, Julian now contributes regularly to magazines including Classic & Sports Car, and translates motoring content from French and German into English. He has both written and translated several of Veloce's Essential Buyer's Guides, mainly concentrating on the Mercedes-Benz marque, for which he has a particular passion. He has also written the popular travel guides France: The Essential Guide for Car Enthusiasts and The Essential Guide to Driving in Europe, also published by Veloce. Julian is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers.