Europe For Dummies

Europe For Dummies

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From the bright lights and glamour of London and Paris, to the old-world enchantment of Tuscany, to the sun-drenched beaches of Greece, Europe's cities and countryside, castles and cuisines offer postcard-perfect vacations for any kind of traveler, in any season of the year. There's no end to the wonders of Europe in fact, the prospect of planning a trip, deciding where to go and what to see, can be somewhat overwhelming. This user-friendly guide takes you city by city, country by country, through the best of Europe, with: * Five great European itineraries, from the "Everything but the Kitchen Sink in Two Weeks" tour to a week of romance and a kid-friendly adventure * Regional guides such as London/England, Dublin/Ireland, Madrid/Castile, Vienna/Austria, Florence/Tuscany, Athens/Greek Islands * City guides for Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, Prague, Venice, and more * Lists of the most overlooked sights in Europe and the most overrated * Itineraries for one, two, and three days in each location * Restaurants, hotels, shopping, great gift ideas, and much more!
Like every For Dummies travel guide, Europe For Dummies, Second Edition includes: * Down-to-earth trip-planning advice * What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip * The best restaurants and hotels for every budget * Lots of detailed maps
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Product details

  • Paperback | 648 pages
  • 155.4 x 233.2 x 34.8mm | 757.51g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • maps
  • 0764554565
  • 9780764554568

About Steven Richards

Steven Richards has traveled widely throughout Europe. He is the author of numerous travel guides for Frommer's. Margot Weiss, a passionate traveler, currently lives and works in New York City.
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Europe. Chapter 2: Deciding When and Where to Go. Chapter 3: Presenting Five Great Itineraries. Chapter 4: Planning Your Budget. Chapter 5: Satisfying Special Needs or Interests. Part II: Ironing Out the Details. Chapter 6: Getting to Europe. Chapter 7: Traveling around Europe. Chapter 8: Booking Your Accommodations. Chapter 9: Minding Your Money and Safety. Chapter 10: Tying Up the Loose Ends. Part III: The British Isles. Chapter 11: London and the Best of England. Chapter 12: Edinburgh and the Best of Scotland. Chapter 13: Dublin and the Best of Ireland. Part IV: Central Europe. Chapter 14: Paris and Environs. Chapter 15: Amsterdam and Environs. Chapter 16: Munich and Bavaria. Chapter 17: Vienna and the Best of Austria. Chapter 18: Bern and the Swiss Alps. Chapter 19: Prague and Environs. Part V: Mediterranean Europe. Chapter 20: Rome and Southern Italy. Chapter 21: Florence and the Tuscany Region. Chapter 22: Venice and Environs. Chapter 23: Madrid and the Best of Castile. Chapter 24: The Best of Barcelona. Chapter 25: Athens and the Greek Islands. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 26: The Ten Most Overrated Sights and Attractions in Europe. Chapter 27: Ten Overlooked Gems. Chapter 28: The Top Ten Gifts for $10 or Less. Chapter 29: Ten Ways to Break Out of the Tourist Mold. Appendix: Quick Concierge. Worksheets. Index.
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