The brand-new Rough Guide to Slovenia is the definitive handbook to one of Europe''s smallest, yet most beguiling nations. The northernmost republic of the former Yugoslavia, straddles central Europe and the Balkans, and is said to be the greenest country on the continent. There''s a wealth of things to see and do. The guide covers the country in all the detail it deserves, with as much attention to the capital Ljubljana''s youthful culture and Baroque and Hapsburg architecture as to the stunning cave network at Postojna, the wilds of the Julian Alps and the charms of the Istrian coastline. There are maps and plans throughout and a full-colour introductory section listing the author''s favourite ''things not to miss''. The contexts section includes informed background on Slovenian history, folklore, music and wildlife.
The Rough Guide to Hungary is the definitive guide to this beautiful land-locked nation, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions from the thickly forested Northern Uplands and The Great Plain to the spectacular Lake Balaton and hip capital city, Budapest. You'll find introductory sections on Hungarian customs, health, food, drink and outdoor activities as well as Hugnarian wine and extraordinary concentration of thermal bars, all inspired by dozens of colour photos. The Rough Guide to Hungary is loaded with practical information on getting there and around, plus reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping in Hungary for all budgets. Rely on expert background information on everything from Hungarian folk music to Habsburg rule whilst relying on a useful language section and the clearest maps of any guide. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Hungary
The brand new "Rough Guide to Romania" is the definitive handbook to one of Europe's most fascinating, scenic and least discovered countries. The full-colour introduction highlights all the 'things not to miss', from the wilds of the Carpathian mountains to the marvellous Delta wetlands, as well as the country's many unique festivals. Two full-colour sections describe the myriad outdoor activities available - from mountain hikes and skiing, to bear and wolf tracking - and the country's extraordinary religious architecture. The guide reviews all the top hotel and restaurant options to suit every taste and budget and the 'Author's Pick' feature highlights the very best, while there are concise maps and plans throughout.The contexts section includes informed background on Romania's history, wildlife, literature, music and, of course, Dracula.
This definitive handbook features wide ranging coverage of all the sights, from the elegant Budapest, to the villages of the Northern Uplands and the historical towns of the Danube Bend. Includes practical advice on exploring the great outdoors, such as tips on cruising the Danube, hiking in the hills and horse-riding on the Great Plain, plus the lowdown on where to sample the country's famous wines.
This newguide to the idyllic and popular county of Somerset from expert author andSomerset resident Norm Longley is ideal for both visitors and locals alike withits mix of visitor information, history, culture and anecdote, not to mentioncoverage of wildlife, birdwatching, walking, cycling and other outdooractivities. Accommodation and restaurants - and cider - are covered, too: asLongley himself says, he often spends weekends 'roaming the Somersetcountryside in search of exciting and/or novel things to do - or at the veryleast, hunting down good food and drink.' Dividedinto seven easy-to-explore geographical regions, from Bath and north Somersetthrough Wells and the Mendips to Exmoor Nation...
The sixth edition of the Rough Guide to Hungary is the ultimate guide to this small landlocked nation of just over ten million people. Hungary is a country full of atmospheric towns, outstanding buildings, beautiful landscapes and colourful festivals. A selection of the highlights are listed in the front of the guide with evocative full-colour photographs and page references to their full accounts later in the book. The guide was first researched in 1984, giving it over twenty years worth of continual updating and refinement, making it the ultimate insiders guide - whether you're cruising the Danube, hiking in the hills or sampling the country's famous wines.
Full-color throughout, The Rough Guide to Wales is the ultimate guide to this beautiful country. In The Rough Guide to Wales: * More than 50 color-coded maps featuring every listing. * Area-by-area chapter highlights. * Top 5 boxes. * "Things not to miss" section. The introduction will help you choose where to go and what to see, inspired by dozens of stunning photos. The Things Not To Miss section runs through all the must-sees, while the Itineraries guide you around the country's highlights. Navigation through the book and on the ground is aided by clear color maps with every chapter. Each map is keyed with all the accommodation, eating and drinking options, nightlife venues and shops that...
This in-depth coverage of Scotland's local attractions, sights, and pubs takes you to the most rewarding spots-from Loch Ness to Arthur's Seat to Edinburgh Castle-and stunning color photography brings the land to life on the pages. Discover Scotland's highlights, with expert advice on exploring the best sites, participating in festivals, and exploring local landmarks through extensive coverage of this fascinating location. Easy-to-use maps; reliable advice on how to get around; and insider reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs, and shops for all budgets ensure that you won't miss a thing. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Scotland.