The world's most visited city, Paris is a place of fable and fantasy, of elegant boulevards and masterpiece-packed museums, of history and high culture. It's also a vibrant, fascinatingly real city, exploding with youthful energy and fresh ideas. Join Parisians as they go about their daily life, sharing an apéro at canal-side wine bars, discovering local artisan shops selling everything from perfume to porcelain, lingerie to luggage and dancing in hidden basement clubs to up-and-coming DJs. Paris Pocket Precincts is your curated guide to the city's best cultural, shopping, eating and drinking experiences. As well as detailed reviews and maps for major attractions through to hidden gems, this guide includes a selection of 'field trips' encouraging you to venture further afield to Versailles, Champagne and Lyon.