Content updates for 2012 tour book.
This is a personal tour guide on your iPhone or iPod Touch. This interactive, multimedia guide leads travelers on a tour straight from the pages of Rick Steves’ Paris guidebook, combining text and audio.
Numbered points on the map correspond with Rick Steves’ tour sights. Spin the compass icon to switch views between sights, restrooms, nearby hotels, and restaurant selections.
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—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.
Once downloaded, Rick Steves’ Versailles 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 Steves’ Versailles Tour guides you through the best of Versailles. Rick covers the highlights of the Château, including the Royal Opera House, the Chapel, the King’s and Queen’s Wings, and the Hall of Mirrors. You’ll bask in the Greco-Roman themed Gardens, with details on the Fountain Spectacles, the Orangerie, and the spectacular view down Royal Drive. Finally, you’ll escape from the crowds with a visit to the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette. Get an interactive lesson in history as you trace royal footsteps with Rick.
Rick’s suggestions will also guide you to nearby good-value hotels and restaurants, and he’ll help you make the most of your visit with suggestions on transportation, day passes, and avoiding crowds. More than just reviews and directions, Rick Steves’ Versailles Tour 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’ Historic Paris Walk and Tour
Rick Steves’ Louvre Tour
Rick Steves’ St. Peter’s Basilica Tour
Rick Steves’ Orsay Museum Tour
Rick Steves’ Ancient Rome Tour
Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch
Requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later
- September 01, 2011 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
- September 01, 2011 New version 1.4