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A bustling yet intimate city, Madrid exudes culture and creativity in its world-class art galleries, atmospheric tapas bars, glorious gardens and historic plazas. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Madrid with absolute ease. Our updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Madrid into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums and galleries, places to eat and shops. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak You'll discover: - Nine easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Madrid's must-sees, including comprehensive descriptions of the Palacio Real, Museo Nacional del Prado, Plaza Mayor, Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, El Rastro, Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Parque del Retiro, Museo Arqueologico Nacional and El Escorial. - Madrid's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including family activities and things to do for free - A laminated pull-out map of Madrid, plus seven full-colour area maps - Practical advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe - A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Madrid's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Madrid and DK Eyewitness Spain.
This guidebook describes 44 walks on the popular and accessible Isle of Arran. The routes are between 2 and 20 miles (3 - 32km) in length, ranging in difficulty from easy waymarked forest trails to more arduous mountain walks, exposed ridge routes and scrambles. The book includes both linear and circular walks, and there are opportunities to link routes together and create longer walks across the length and breadth of the island. Highlights include Goatfell, the nearby Holy Isle, Beinn Nuis, Beinn Tarsuinn, the Sannox Horseshoe, Glen Rosa and the Cock of Arran. All the routes are clearly described with OS 1:50,000 mapping, with extra notes revealing the archaeology, history and natural wonders of the island. The book includes background information on travel to Arran, public transport, and a Gaelic/English glossary. There's something here to suit walkers of all fitness levels and abilities. Often described as 'Scotland in miniature', Arran boasts a rich variety of landscapes, and walks have been chosen to showcase this variety. For an island, travel to Arran is remarkably easy: it is not far to Glasgow, from where onward connections to the Isle of Arran are swift and frequent.
Insiders' Guide toWilliamsburg and Virginia's Historic Triangle is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation informationto Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. Written by a local (and true insider), this guideoffers a personal and practical perspective ofthecitiesandthe surrounding environs."
The history of New York City is written in its streets; uncover it with "Chronicles of Old New York" from Museyon Guides. Discover 400 years of innovation through the true stories of the visionaries, risk-takers, dreamers, and schemers who built Manhattan. Witness life during the citys earliest days, when Greenwich Village was a bucolic suburb and disease was a fact of daily life. Find out which park covers a sea of unmarked graves. Explore the citys dark side, from the slums of Five Points to Harlems Prohibition-era speakeasies. Then see it all for yourself with guided walking tours of each of Manhattans historic neighborhoods, illustrated with color photographs and period maps.
Sally and John McKenna, travel and food writers and authors of IRELAND THE BEST, have selected 100 extraordinary places that epitomise what is truly great about Ireland. This personal and diverse compendium is illustrated with beautiful and evocative images. John and Sally McKenna have drawn on a lifetime of experiences to create this list of the 100 best places in Ireland: reflective, magnificent and human places. Some choices may be surprising but all are exceptional. This gorgeous book is John and Sally's ultimate collection selected from the hundreds of places that feature in the independent guide to Ireland, IRELAND THE BEST. As well as expert commentary, all 100 places include highly selective recommendations of where to walk, eat and sleep nearby. Beautiful and evocative images capture the essence of each place. From wild glens to ancient buildings, remote islands to vibrant cities, this is John and Sally's list of the places in Ireland that you really should visit in your lifetime.
Criss-cross the country on America's two-lane highways with the 25th anniversary edition of the ultimate guide to the classic road trip. Inside Road Trip USA you'll find: * 11 routes through the heart of America, color-coded and extensively cross-referenced to allow for hundreds of possible itineraries * Mile-by-mile highlights celebrating the best of Americana, including roadside curiosities, parks, diners, and the local history and personality that makes each small town and big city unique * Over 125 driving maps covering more than 35,000 miles of two-lane American blacktop * Full-color photos and illustrations of America both then and now * Expert advice from road-warrior Jamie Jensen, who sped along nearly 400,000 miles of highway in search of the perfect stretches of pavement * Insight into the great American road trip, as well as resources, history, and fun facts along the way Hit the road, roll down the windows, and discover the soul of the country with Road Trip USA.
Take your time with Road Trips Great Ireland and discover 25 leisurely drives through the island's brooding hills, tranquil loughs and emerald-green fields. Driving through Ireland is the perfect way to appreciate the fantastic diversity of this relatively small island - its rolling glens, sandy beaches and rocky peninsulas, and lonely swathes of blanket bog. Packed with practical information, detailed maps and inspiring ideas, the driving tours in Road Trips Ireland will lead you gently to the sights and sounds of the real Ireland. Inside Road Trips Ireland: - 25 easy-to-follow scenic driving tours, each lasting one to five days - A laminated pull-out road map of Ireland helps you navigate with ease - Information on the rules of the road in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland - Postcodes for use with GPS, plus useful advice on road conditions, speed limits and parking - Hotels, restaurants, shops and pubs where you can enjoy the thriving food and music scene along with a glass of Guinness or a dram of malt whiskey - Best experiences along each route: get active on walks, boat trips, bike rides and hikes; or discover fine art, elegant country houses and ancient Celtic culture Looking for a comprehensive guide to the whole country? Try our annually updated DK Eyewitness Ireland. About DK Eyewitness: Our Road Trips take the work out of planning a driving tour, with easy-to-read maps, tips and tours to inform and enrich your journey. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
Let Secret Brussels guide you around the unusual and unfamiliar. Step off the beaten track with this fascinating Brussels guide book and let our local experts show you the well-hidden treasures of this amazing city. Ideal for local inhabitants, curious visitors and armchair travellers alike. A"love hotel" where you can say a prayer, a reconstituted section of the Senne river at Saint-Gery, an extraordinary private museum devoted to plastic, a farm with sheep, goats, and turkeys at place de l'Yser, Masonic secrets in the Parc de Bruxelles, a hotel overlooking the Grand-Place, a surrealistic trip in a lift, a homage to the military pigeon, potholing at Koekelberg basilica, a swimming pool with a panoramic view of the city, a scandalous pavilion in the Parc du Cinquantenaire, an immense vegetable garden at Uccle, an 19th century artist's studio at Schaerbeek, a camping ground in the heart of the Belgian capital, a forgotten garden-city at Forest... For those who can observe, push the doors and exit beaten tracks, Brussels is full of curiosities and surprising details that will amaze its inhabitants as well as its visitors who thought they knew it well.
Discover this exciting destination with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to island-hop your way down the Andaman coast, sample street food at Bangkok's night markets or trek to the hill tribes around Chiang Mai, The Rough Guide to Thailand willshow you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour maps throughout - navigate Bangkok's backstreets and stroll around Krabi town without needing to get online. *Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. * Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Thailand's best sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Bangkok; Chiang Mai; Ko Samui; Ko Pha Ngan; Ko Lanta; Phuket;Ko Phi Phi; Krabi; Ko Tao; Ko Chang; Ko Kood; Ko Samet; Ko Mak; Pai; Ayutthaya; Nakhon Si Thammarat; Nan; Ao Phang Nga. Attractions include: Chatuchak Weekend Market; Jim Thompson's House; Wat Pho; Khmer ruinsat Phimai; Khao Yai National Park; Wat Phra That Doi Suthep; The Grand Palace;Wat Phu Tok; The National Museum. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, outdoor activities, spas and traditional massage, meditation centres and retreats, culture and etiquette, travelling with children, and more. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, religion, art and architecture, flora and fauna, environmental issues, music, hill tribes, film and recommended books, plus a handy language section. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Thailand. About Rough Guides: Escape the everyday with Rough Guides. We are a leading travel publisher known for our"tell it like it is" attitude, up-to-date content and great writing. Since 1982, we've published books covering more than 120 destinations around the globe, with an ever-growing series of ebooks, a range of beautiful, inspirational reference titles, and an award-winning website. We pride ourselves on our accurate, honest and informed travel guides.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's Best of Italy is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. See the might of ancient Rome, explore a city of marble built on a lagoon in Venice, and dine on the freshest food and finest wine imaginable - all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Italy and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Best of Italy: Full-colour images throughout Highlightsand itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, art, food, wine, literature, music, architecture, landscapes, wildlife, the Italian way of life, culture, It(more...)
Explore and discover the most beautiful places in Northumberland with this definitive visitor and photo-location guidebook. From coast to castles, endless beaches and windswept hills, you'll experience solitude and a hearty welcome in the kingdom of Northumbria. Northumberland is a magical place to visit and Anita Nicholson leads you to ancient castles; hidden gardens; unspoilt beaches; rolling hills; rugged moorland; sweeping views, villages and friendly little market towns. COVERING: * Berwick-Upon-Tweed * Lindisfarne * Bamburgh Castle To Howick * Alnwick & Coast * Druridge Bay To Collywell Bay * Cheviot: Moors & Valleys * Northumberland National Park * Simonside & Rothbury * Kielder & Otterburn * Hadrian's Wall & The West With 62 locations described and illustrated by over 500 colour photographs, Photographing Northumberland is the definitive visitor and photo-location guidebook to photographing this beautiful county. It includes the best places to stay, eat and drink. FEATURING: * 62 locations and over 500 beautiful photographs * Detailed maps, directions and co-ordinates for each location * Best seasons and time of day to visit * Sun compass * Accommodation and best pubs * Accessibility information
The go-to photographic guide to all the damselflies and dragonflies recorded in Europe, including the Macaronesian Islands and western Turkey Europe's Dragonflies is a comprehensive, lavishly illustrated and beautifully designed photographic field guide to the damselflies and dragonflies of Europe. Written by two well-travelled experts, the book covers all 140 resident and vagrant species recorded, focussing on the field identification of adult insects. Concise species profiles highlight key identification features and provide information on behaviour, habitat preferences, distribution, flight periods, status and conservation. Other sections cover identification tips, conservation status and legislation. Presenting an unsurpassed selection of images of the highest quality, this is the go-to guide for anyone wishing to know more about these amazing and fascinating insects. Comprehensive coverage of every species of damselfly and dragonfly recorded in Europe Stunning colour plates showing males, females, immatures, colour forms, subspecies and typical habitat for every species Over 1,200 superb photographs, supplemented with illustrations of fine details Detailed profiles for the 140 resident and vagrant species Unique comparison plates for difficult groups Easy to use by beginners and experts alike, avoiding technical terms
This guide covers a north to south section of Brittany from the pink granite coast to the Gulf of Morbihan and includes inland areas of beauty as well as stunning river valleys. It also contains a selection of scenic walks with full directions and points of interest.
Lonely Planet's Best of East Coast Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Snorkel the Whitsundays, tour the Opera House or bushwalk at Wilsons Prom; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of East Coast Australia and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Best of East Coast Australia: Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020's COVID-19 outbreak Full-colour images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, food, wine, sport, landscapes, wildlife Free, convenient pull-out Sydney map (included in print version), plus easy-to-use colour maps to help you navigate your destination Covers Sydney, South Coast New South Wales, Canberra, Byron Bay, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Island & the Fraser Coast, The Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef & the Daintree, Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Wilsons Promontory & Gippsland, Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley Wineries, Lord Howe Island The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Best of East Coast Australia, our easy-to-use guide, filled with inspiring and colourful photos, focuses on East Coast Australia's most popular attractions for those looking for the best of the best. Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all the country has to offer? Check out Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia guide. Looking for a guide for Sydney or Melbourne? Check out Lonely Planet's Sydney for a comprehensive look at all Sydney has to offer or Pocket Sydney and Pocket Melbourne, handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, videos, 14 languages, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
Guidebook to 30 of the best walks in Cumbria's Eden Valley. The graded routes, which range from 3 to 15 miles, explore the region's diverse landscapes and offer dramatic views, either of the Pennines, the Lake District or the Scottish hills. The walks, which work well from bases such as Kirkby Steven, Dufton and Appleby, are predominantly circular. Some of the linear routes link with the Settle-Carlisle railway. Map extracts from the 1:50K OS Landranger series accompany route description, and the handy route summary table makes it easy for walkers to compare routes. Invaluable information on transport and accommodation is included, as are notes on the region's geology, wildlife and history. Situated next to the iconic Lake District, the Eden Valley is often overlooked as a walking destination. This works in its favour - it is as quiet as it is scenic - making it the perfect destination for those looking to escape the crowds. The featured routes are designed to give the walker a taste of everything the area has to offer. From peaceful woodland strolls to serious moorland hikes, and from explorations of the limestone uplands to walks on the Solway marshes, they visit just about every nook and cranny in the valley.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's Pocket Orlando & Walt Disney World Resort is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Meet Disney characters at the Magic Kingdom, visit Hogwarts Castle at the Islands of Adventure, and learn about space exploration at the Kennedy Space Center -all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Orlando & Walt Disney World Resort and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Orlando & Walt Disney World Resort: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out Orlando & Walt Disney World Resort map (included in print version), plus over 5 color neighborhoo(more...)
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