Europe For Dummies

Europe For Dummies

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Lively and engaging, this invaluable handbook puts the continent's great cities and regions at your fingertips, and includes all the highlights plus the very best off-the-beaten-path experiences that make any visit to Europe memorable. Packed with experienced insider tips, Europe For Dummies offers: * Essential information on London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, Munich & the Bavarian Alps, Vienna, Prague, Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Venice, Barcelona, and Athens * A select choice of favorite hotels and eateries in every destination and price category * Indispensable foreign language glossaries * Advice on everything from planning a sensible itinerary and getting the best deals to using public transit and catching must-see sights * Helpful tips on converting currencies, overcoming language barrier, avoiding crowds, and sampling local cuisine
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  • Paperback | 648 pages
  • 152.4 x 215.9 x 38.1mm | 680.39g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • maps
  • 0764575295
  • 9780764575297

Table of contents

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

Reid Bramblett has lived in Europe on and off since the age of 11, and is the author of ten travel guides, including Frommer's Tuscany & Umbria and Frommer's Northern Italy. He is Associate Editor of Budget Travel magazine, the creator of the award--winning, and a contributor of travel articles to such publications as Newsweek, The Miami Herald, and the Dallas Morning News. When not on the road, he splits his time between New York and his native Philadelphia.
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