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Paperback | June 1, 2014

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With its historic cities, dramatic landscapes, rich culture, and sun-soaked beaches, it's little wonder that Spain is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations.
Be inspired by the new edition of Insight Guide Spain, a detailed full-color guide to this romantic country. Insight Guides' unrivaled coverage ofhistory and cultureprovides an essential introduction to what makes Spain unique, including its exciting fiestas, flamenco dance, and dazzling art and architecture.
Consult theBest of Spainselection for an at-a-glance guide to the country’s most iconic attractions, such as the Alhambra and Sagrada Familia, and the editor’s choice of recommendations for the best landscapes and resorts, amongst others. Descriptive region-by-region accounts of where to go in Spain, from the glamorous Catalan city of Barcelona and the Moorish castles of Granada to sun-soaked Balearic beaches, are enhanced by beautiful photographs, while all major sights are cross-referenced withfull-color maps.
Thetravel tipssection provides a wealth of information on how to plan your trip, plus our selection of the best hotels and where to sample Spain’s mouthwatering cuisine.
Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.
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Title:SpainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 2014Publisher:APA Publications UK, LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1780051999

ISBN - 13:9781780051994

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Best of Spain
Bienvenidos
The Spanish People

HISTORY
Decisive Dates
Prehistory to Visigoths
Muslim Spain
Age of Empire
The Civil War
Democracy and Autonomy

FEATURES
Spanish Painting
Flamenco
Fiestas
The Bulls
Outdoor Activities
Food and Wine
Wildlife

PLACES
Introduction
Madrid
Madrid Province
Castilla y Leon
Castles
Castilla-la Mancha
Extremadura
Seville
Cordoba
Granada
Gardens
Andalusia
Valencia and Murcia
Barcelona
Gaudi
Catalonia
Aragon
Navarre and La Rioja
The Basque Country
Guggenheim
Cantabria and Asturias
Galicia
Canary Islands
Balearic Islands

TRAVEL TIPS
Transport
Accommodation
Activities
A–Z: Practical Information
Language
Further Reading