Get the low-down on 101 European cities with this compact and stylish travel guide!
Discover the best of what each classic European destination has to offer!
It is easier and more affordable to travel around Europe than ever before. Yet even a short hop between cities reveals fascinating contrasts in culture, nightlife, style, and cuisine—the perfect ingredients for an unforgettable weekend away!
This attractive book presents 101 of the best weekend breaks around Europe, each one chosen for its appeal to the modern traveler and ease of accessibility. Whether you're looking for exciting nightlife or a tranquil escape, this traveler's guide provides you with all the details today's modern travelers need to know about 101 cities in Europe!
For each destination, you'll discover the essentials on the culture, sights, activities, shopping experience, accommodations, and cuisine the city has to offer, delivered in witty, well-informed prose that's easy to read. This updated second edition highlights new cities, top 5 places of interest for each, references to new and significant openings, and more, as well as featuring more than 100 new images.
The author, Robin Barton, is a London-based journalist and editor. A skilled writer, traveler, and magazine contributor, as well as an expert on European travel and city breaks, Barton specializes in travel, adventure sports, food, and green issues. He is a regular contributor to The Independent on Sunday and has also written for The Observer, the Evening Standard, The Daily Telegraph, Wunderlust, and Intersection magazine. He is the author of guidebooks about London, Dubai, Mexico, and Mallorca and has edited several travel books for Fodor's in the US. Robin has also contributed to Green Rooms, a guide to ethical travel.
Paris, Rome, Venice, London, Barcelona, Prague—the lure of Europe's classic cities is timeless, and all these must-see destinations are covered in this book. In addition, it has never been easier to explore the lesser-known corners of the Continent, and 101 Weekends in Europe, 2nd Edition also reveals stylish and rewarding weekend breaks away from the crowds in up-and-coming destinations, with an eclectic selection of lesser-known, interesting, and emerging cities around Europe such as Kiruna, Freiburg, and Lecce.
The book covers weekend breaks in 30 European countries, including Western and Eastern Europe, the Baltics, and Russia. Practical details are given of how to get there and when to go, and each city is illustrated with elegant color photos.