Guides Joanne

Cover of guide to Toulouse, 1914
Map of geographic regions covered in the Guides Joanne series, 1912

Guides Joanne (est.1841) was a series of French-language travel guide books to Europe founded by Adolphe Joanne and published in Paris. Routes followed the railways at first,[1] and later volumes guided readers by province.[2]






See also

Guide Bleu, est. 1919


  1. Stephen L. Harp (2001). Marketing Michelin: Advertising and Cultural Identity in Twentieth-Century France. Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-6651-7.
  2. Nordman 1997.
  3. W. A. B. Coolidge (1889). Swiss Travel and Swiss Guide-books. London: Longmans, Green, and Company.


  • Daniel Nordman (1997). Pierre Nora, ed. Les Guides-Joanne: ancêtres des Guides Bleus. Les Lieux de mémoire (in French). Gallimard. 
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