Updated for 2017!
A new edition of France: The Essential Guide for Car Enthusiasts has been released, with new and amended information throughout, in order to be as accurate as possible for 2017.
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 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 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.
About the author
A passionate Francophile, Julian Parish grew up in southern England but soon crossed the Channel to France, where he has now lived for nearly twenty years. Julian has owned a range of British and American sports cars from the 1960s onwards and has been an active member of clubs dedicated to MG and to the Ford Mustang. It was with these clubs that he first visited many of the places described in this guide, and began to write features for magazines and online. Julian has also been a successful publisher of travel guides and language learning materials.