Insight Guides Western Europe by Nick RiderInsight Guides Western Europe by Nick Rider

Insight Guides Western Europe

byNick Rider

Paperback | July 1, 2013

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Insight Guide Western Europe is a comprehensive and inspiring guide to Europe – with its beautiful photos, full-color maps, lively features and wealth of information, this guide is a one-stop shop for those traveling to the continent. The ‘Best of Western Europe’ section illustrates all the must-see sights, from Spain’s Alhambra to the beaches of Greece, from the canals of Venice, Bruges and Amsterdam to the coffee shops of Vienna. Entire chapters are devoted to the main cities of each country, so Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Rome, Venice, Florence, Brussels, Vienna and Lisbon are all covered in detail. Magazine-style spreads illustrate Europe’s classic railway journeys, its best art galleries, architecture and wildlife. Newly commissioned photos bring the diverse countries to life in all their splendid variety, while brand new full-color maps, cross-referenced to the text, make planning and getting around much easier. A comprehensive section of travel tips gives essential guidance in such vexed issues as how much to tip, how to keep the children entertained and how much to budget. Information on public transportation in each of the main cities and in each country is also included.
Nick Rider's first memory of European travel is of eating a crêpe at a stand in Brittany when he was six years old. Since then he has explored many parts of the continent, following interests from art and battlefields to Catalan wines. He also has a Ph.D in Spanish history, and has written extensively on Spain, France, Mexico and other...
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Title:Insight Guides Western EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:July 1, 2013Publisher:APA Publications UK, LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1780051417

ISBN - 13:9781780051413

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Table of Contents

IntroductionThe Best Of Western EuropeIntroduction: Heart of the Old World HistoryDecisive DatesBeginningsConquerors of the WorldModern Times FeaturesBest Buildings of EuropeEurope from A-ZClassic Railway JourneysEurope's Greatest Art GalleriesDesign Icons of EuropeEurope's Best FestivalsWildlife of EuropeEurope's Micro States PlacesIntroduction to Western EuropeIntroduction to FranceParisAround FranceIntroduction to BelgiumBrusselsAround BelgiumIntroduction to NetherlandsAmsterdamAround the NetherlandsIntroduction to GermanyBerlinAround GermanyIntroduction to SwitzerlandAround SwitzerlandIntroduction to AustriaViennaAround AustriaIntroduction to ItalyRomeFlorenceVeniceAround ItalyIntroduction to GreeceAthensAround GreeceIntroduction to SpainMadridBarcelonaAround SpainIntroduction to PortugalLisbonAround Portugal Travel TipsOVERVIEW COVERING ALL COUNTRIESFor each country:FACT FILETRANSPORTA-Z coveringARTS and ACTIVITIES
BUDGETING FOR YOUR TRIPCHILDRENCLIMATEDISABLED TRAVELERSEATING OUTEMBASSIESFESTIVALSGAY AND LESBIAN TRAVELERSHEALTH AND MEDICAL CARENIGHTLIFEOPENING HOURSPOSTAL SERVICESPUBLIC HOLIDAYSSHOPPINGTELECOMMUNICATIONS
TIPPINGTOURIST INFORMATION