Paris to the Past

Ina Caro describes 25 one-day train trips from Paris to historical sites—from Orléans, where Joan of Arc had her miraculous visions, to Versailles, to the Place de la Concorde, where Marie Antoinette was beheaded. Paris to the Past: Trawling through French History by Train is for the casual tourist aboard the Metro or the TGV, as well as for the armchair traveler.