Whether you want to explore the countryside, a town or a city, the local Tourist Office will provide you with all the maps, guidebooks and useful information in the Regional Tourist Boards (such as those in Alsace, Ile-de-France and Riviera Côte d'Azur, or in local Tourist Offices (like at Lourdes, Mandelieu-La Napoule or Menton). In major cities, special offers and combined entry passes are available for most tourist sites. In the Paris region, the Musées-monuments card provides access to more than 70 museums and monuments. You can get hold of one at the Paris Tourist Office, in SNCF stations, main métro stations and in the museums themselves. Don't forget specialist guide books such as Lonely Planet, or the French "Guides Michelin région" or the "Guide du Routard", a firm favourite with young travellers and packed with addresses and useful information.