The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this tranquil and picturesque region. Visit the magnificent Château de Chambord, take a wine and cheese tour around Sancerre, enjoy the lively atmosphere of medieval Tours or be amazed at the giant mechanical creatures at Les Machines de l´Ile in Nantes: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of the Loire Valley with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Loire Valley: - Over 20 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of the Loire Valley, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations detail famous sights such as the impressive Cathédrale de Notre-Dame in Chartres, the extraordinary Abbaye de Fontevraud in Anjou, the beautiful Château de Chenonceau and more - Colour photographs of the region´s bustling cities, picturesque towns and pretty rural villages, elegant châteaux and their landscaped gardens, lush vineyards and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Anjou; Touraine; Blésois and Orléanais; Berry; North of the Loire; Loire-Atlantique and the Vendée; and more - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: beautiful châteaux, historic churches and abbeys, famous writers and artists, winemaking and vineyards, pleasant river, traditional festivals including unique son et lumière, local cuisine and more - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus how to get around, useful phrases, and visa and health information.
The Rough Guide to the Dordogne & the Lot is the definitive guide to this beautiful and beguiling region of France, with clear maps, expert accounts, inspirational itineraries and fascinating historical and cultural information. Discover the Dordogne and the Lot´s many highlights, with stunning photography and comprehensive coverage of everything from the prettiest villages and best markets to the amazing prehistoric cave art and the region´s sumptuous wines. Detailed practical advice covers what to see and do in the Dordogne and the Lot, from cycling trails and hiking routes to canoeing down the rivers, and you can rely on up-to-date descriptions of the best restaurants and bars for all budgets, as well as the lowdown on where to stay, from campsites and chambers d´hôte to sumptuous château hotels. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to the Dordogne & the Lot . Winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017.
DK Eyewitness travel guides: award-winning guidebooks Discover Switzerland with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this beautiful country before you´ve even packed your case - marvel at the iconic Matterhorn, explore the fascinating art galleries and museums of Basel or stroll around the historic town of Lausanne on Lake Geneva. The DK Eyewitness Guide to Switzerland covers the must-see sights and the hidden backstreets, so you won´t miss a thing. Gorgeous, all-new colour photography so you can imagine yourself there Reasons to love Switzerland: natural wonders, rural traditions and world-class skiing - what will yours be? See Switzerland from a different angle - 14 pages of fresh ideas for exploring this spectacular country A year-long calendar of events in Switzerland gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons Expert advice covers the practical stuff: get ready, get around and stay safe Over 10 detailed, colour maps help you navigate the country with ease Expert tips to make memories that last - where to snap and share the perfect photo, take in stunning views and escape the crowds The most authentic places to stay, eat, drink and shop Easy-to-follow walks and itineraries take you on a tour of each area, with plenty of eat and drink stops en route Hand-drawn illustrations show the inside of the must-see attractions, including the impressive Cathédrale Saint-Pierre, Bern´s masterpiece-filled Kunstmuseum and the enchanting Château de Chillon Covers Bern, Mittlelland; Bernese Oberland and Valais; Geneva; Western Switzerland; Northern Switzerland; Zürich; Eastern Switzerland and Graubünden; and Central Switzerland and Ticino DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Switzerland is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you create your own unique trip. About DK Eyewitness Travel: For 25 years, DK´s beautifully practical Eyewitness guides have been combining inspiring ideas and expert advice with easy-to-read maps and vivid photography to inform and enrich your holiday. Now they have a stunning new look that you will love even more. DK is the world´s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring these historic countries. Appreciate the architectural splendour of Brussels, wander through picture-postcard Bruges, take a tour of the World War I battlefields, marvel at the caves and grottoes of the Ardennes or explore the medieval Old Town of Luxembourg City: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Belgium and Luxembourg with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Belgium and Luxembourg: - Over 25 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Belgium and Luxembourg, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show the inside of icons such as the ornate Grand Place in Brussels, Bruges´s masterpiece-filled Groeninge Museum, Wallonia´s ancient Château-Fort de Bouillon and more - Colour photographs of Belgium and Luxembourg´s historic cities including picturesque Bruges and elegant Luxembourg City, impressive architecture, quaint towns, historic sights and more - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about both country´s shared and complex histories, rich cultures, fine art and architecture, delicious cuisines and more - Experience the culture with features on Belgium´s landscape and wildlife, artists, comic strip art, tapestry and lace, architecture, castles and châteaux, traditional festivals, Brussels´ cafes and bars, the Belgian coast, a tour of the World War I battlefields, caves of the Ardennes, a tour of Petite Suisse Luxembourgeoise and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Brussels; Flanders, including West and East Flanders, and Antwerp, Flemish Brabant and Limburg; Wallonia, including Western, Central and Eastern Wallonia; the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and more - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, and visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Belgium and Luxembourg is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to these charming countries. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. ´´No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one´´ - The Independent On a city break? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Brussels, Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK´s highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world´s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.