What's NewContent updates for 2012 tour book.
App DescriptionThisÂ interactive, multimedia guide leads travelers on a museum tour straight from the pages of RickÂ Stevesâ€™ Paris guidebook, combining text, audio, and video.
Numbered points on the map correspond with Rick Stevesâ€™ tour sights. Spin the compass icon to switch views between sights, nearby hotels, and restaurant selections.
Tap any point to read Rickâ€™s detailed information on the sight, including history and suggested viewpoints. Tap the Info tab of any sight, hotel, or restaurant for more detailsâ€”including cost, hours, address, and phone number. The zoom feature helps you get a closer view of streets, landmarks, and other points of interest.
A pull-down audio player lets you listen to Rick talk about each section of the tour, and many tour sights include a video of Rick providing more detailed tour information.
Once downloaded, Rick Stevesâ€™ Louvre Tour 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 Tour
Rick Stevesâ€™ Louvre Tour guides you through the best of the Louvre Museum, including Greek and Roman statues, Medieval altarpieces, ancient artifacts, and French Romantic and Italian Renaissance paintings. Youâ€™ll view such famed pieces as the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa, learn more about famous painters like Michelangelo, Raphael, Delacroix and GĂ©ricault, and get an interactive history lesson as you follow Rickâ€™s tour.
Along the way, Rickâ€™s suggestions will guide you to nearby good-value hotels and restaurants, and heâ€™ll help you plan your tour based on museum hours and time allotment. More than just reviews and directions, Rick Stevesâ€™ Louvre Tour is a tour guide in your pocket.
About the Author
Rick Steves has spent four months every year since 1973 exploring Europe. Heâ€™s researched and written more than 30 travel guidebooks, writes and hosts the public television series Rick Stevesâ€™ 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 Stevesâ€™ Historic Paris Walk and Tour
Rick Stevesâ€™ Louvre Tour
Rick Stevesâ€™ St. Peterâ€™s Basilica Tour
Rick Stevesâ€™ Orsay Museum Tour
Rick Stevesâ€™ Ancient Rome Tour
Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch
Requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later
August 31, 2011 New version 1.4
May 24, 2009 Initial Release