Insight Guide Western Europe is an inspiring overview of the rich and varied continent of Europe - with its beautiful photos, full-colour maps, and wealth of fascinating information, this guide is the ideal one stop-shop for a visit to Europe. Entire chapters are devoted to the main cities of each country, so Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Athens, Rome, Venice, Florence, Brussels, Vienna and Lisbon are all covered in detail.
Separate chapters cover the rest of each country. Magazine-style colour spreads give you an insight into Europe's unique culture, such as classic railway journeys, its best art galleries, buildings, iconic designs, wildlife, and much more. Brand new features on Europe's history are an absorbing read and provide the perfect backdrop to your visit.
The 'Best of' section illustrates all the top attractions in Western Europe, from Spain's Alhambra to the beaches of Greece. The beautiful photos will inspire you, while the travel tips give you all the essential information you need to plan the perfect trip, from how much to tip to how to get around with ease.
About the Author
Nick Rider's first memory of European travel is of eating a crepe 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 countries.
Series: Insight Guides
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 9th July 2013
Publisher: APA Publications
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.4 x 2.7
Weight (kg): 1.0
Edition Number: 7
Edition Type: Revised