- Category: Travel
- Released date: 05/13/2009
- Current Version: 1.3
- Seller: Ubermind, Inc.
- Recommended Age: 4+
- Download Size: 50542692
- Last Update: 07/22/2011
- Requirements: All
Rick Steves’ Historic Paris Walk is on SALE now!
This is a personal tour guide on your iPhone or iPod Touch. This interactive, multimedia guide leads travelers on a walk straight from the pages of Rick Steves’ Paris guidebook, combining text, audio, and video.
Numbered points on the map correspond with Rick Steves’ walking tour sights. Spin the compass icon to switch views between sights, hotels, restaurant selections, and the locations of WCs (public toilets) along your route.
Tap any point to read Rick’s detailed information on the sight, including history and suggested viewpoints. Tap the Info tab of any sight, hotel, or restaurant for more details. The zoom feature helps you get a closer view of streets, landmarks, and other points of interest on the maps.
A pull-down audio player lets you listen to Rick talk about each section of the walk, and you can play embedded videos of Rick providing more detailed tour information.
Once downloaded, Rick Steves’ Historic Paris Walk is completely self-contained on your iPhone or iPod Touch, so you will not incur pricey roaming charges during use overseas if data roaming default is turned Off on your device.
About the Walk
Rick Steves’ Historic Paris Walk guides you through the best of historical Paris to sights including Notre-Dame, Saint-Chapelle, Ile St. Louis, Medieval Paris, St. Séverin, the Latin Quarter, and the Pont Neuf, Paris’ oldest standing bridge. After following the tour, you’ll end your walk where Paris began—on the Seine River—the perfect place to relax after a long day of walking.
Along the way, Rick’s suggestions will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants, and he’ll help you plan your walk based on cost and hours of each sight. More than just reviews and directions, Rick Steves’ Historic Paris Walk is a tour guide in your pocket.
About the Author
Rick Steves has spent four months every year since 1973 exploring Europe. He’s researched and written more than 30 travel guidebooks, writes and hosts the public television series Rick Steves’ Europe, and also produces and hosts the weekly public radio show Travel with Rick Steves. For more information, visit www.ricksteves.com.
Other Rick Steves iPhone Tours Available:
Rick Steves’ Louvre Tour
Rick Steves’ St. Peter’s Basilica Tour
Rick Steves’ Orsay Museum Tour
Rick Steves’ Versailles
Rick Steves’ Ancient Rome Tour
Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch
Requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later