Taking you to the historic city of Berlin, to hikes outside the city, and to every museum in town, this updated guide is the ideal companion whether you're on a city break, beach vacation, or road trip. The locally based Rough Guides author team introduces the best places to stop and explore, and provides reliable insider tips on topics such as driving Berlin's roads, visiting the Berlin Wall's remains, and shopping for beer and sausage. You'll find special coverage of German history, art, architecture, and literature, and detailed information on the best markets and shopping for each area of the city. The Rough Guide to Berlin also unearths the best restaurants, nightlife, and places to stay, from backpacker hostels to beachfront villas and boutique hotels, and color-coded maps feature every sight and listing. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Berlin.
THE ROUGH GUIDE TO BERLINis the definitive handbook to Germany's vibrant new capital. Features include: Entertainingaccounts of the city's attractions, including the renovated Reichstag, as well as day-trip options like the stunning palaces of Sanssouci. Up-to-the-minutelistings of the best places to eat, drink and stay, catering to every budget. Incisivecoverage of contemporary Berlin's culture and style, from its up-and-coming art galleries to the thriving club scene. Informeddiscussion of Berlin's rich and often provocative past, outlining its rise from obscurity to centre of power, its subsequent division and reunification. More than 30 maps,including 8 pages in full colour.
Fully revised and updated, this 7th edition provides entertaining coverage of all the city''s attractions from the powerful Richstag and world-class museums to cutting edge galleries and the latest on the lively club scene. With critical listings of the best places to eat, drink, sleep and party â€“ for all budgets â€“ the guide gets under the skin of this dynamic city. There is practical advice on trips out of the city including Potsdam and Park Sanssouci. Finally, the contexts section includes informed coverage of the city''s turbulent history.
The Rough Guide to Berlin is the definitive guide to this extraordinary city with its fascinating historical sites, world-class museums, cutting edge galleries and architecture and pulsating nightlife. It will guide you through Germany's capital with reliable information and a clearly explained background on everything from the enduring Reichstag to eastern Berlin's cultural scene. Whether you're looking for great places to eat and drink or inspiring accommodation and the most exciting places to party, you'll find the solution. Accurate maps and comprehensive practical information help you get under the skin of this dynamic city, whilst stunning photography and a full-colour introduction make The Rough Guide to Berlin your ultimate travelling companion. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Berlin.
Discover the length and breadth of Germany with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to check out Berlin's art galleries, cruise down the Rhine Valley or go wine-tasting along the Mosel Weinstrasse, The Rough Guide to Germany will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour maps throughout- navigate Rügen's meandering coastline or Munich's Altstadt without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Germany's best sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Berlin and Brandenburg; Saxony, including Leipzig and Dresden; Saxony-Anhalt and the Harz; Thuringia, including Weimar; Franconia (Northern Bavaria), including Nuremberg and Bamberg; Munich and central Bavaria; the Alps and eastern Bavaria; Baden-Württemberg, including Stuttgart and Heidelberg; the Black Forest; Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland; Frankfurt and Hesse; North-Rhine Westphalia, including Cologne; Lower Saxony and Bremen, including Hannover; Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein; Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. - Attractions include: Berlin Wall Memorial, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Bode Valley, Amalienburg, Ulm Münster, Baden-Baden spas, Europa-Park, Schauinsland cable car, the Romantic Rhine, Schloss Neuschwanstein, the Altmühltal nature reserve, the Romantic Road, Berchtesgadener Land, Aachen cathedral, Folkwang collection, Essen, North Sea island-hopping, Schwerin Schloss, to name but a few. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, travelling with children, shopping and more. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, books, film and music, plus a handy language section and glossary.
Pocket Rough Guide Berlin Make the most of your time on Earth with the ultimate travel guides. Entertaining, informative and stylish pocket guides. Discover the best of Berlin with this compact and entertaining pocket travel guide. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for short-trip travellers and covers all the key sights (the Reichstag, Brandenburger Tor, Museum Island), restaurants, shops, cafés and bars, plus inspired ideas for day-trips, with honest and independent recommendations from our experts. Features of this travel guide to Berlin: - Compact format: packed with practical information, this is the perfect travel companion when you're out and about exploring Berlin - Honest and independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our writers will help you make the most of your trip to Berlin - Incisive area-by-area overviews: covering Unter den Linden, Alexanderplatz, Potsdamer Platz and Tiergarten, Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain and more, the practical 'Places' section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink and shop - Handy pull-out map: with every major sight and listing highlighted, the pull-out map makes on-the-ground navigation easy - Time-saving itineraries: carefully planned routes will help inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences - Day-trips: venture further afield to Schloss Sanssouci or Potsdam. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive - Travel tips and info: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting around, health, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A-Z directory and handy language section and glossary - Attractive user-friendly design: features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout - Covers: Spandauer Vorstadt; Museum Island; Unter den Linden and the government quarter; Alexanderplatz and the Nikolaiviertel; Potsdamer Platz and Tiergarten; Prenzlauer Berg and Wedding; Friedrichshain; West Kreuzberg; East Kreuzberg; Neuköln; Charlottenburg; Schöneberg and Day-trips from Berlin Looking for a comprehensive travel guide to Germany? Try The Rough Guide to Germany for an informative and entertaining look at all the country has to offer. About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
The Rough Guide to Germany is the ultimate travel guide to this dynamic country. Full-color photography illustrates Germany's stylish cities and beautiful landscapes, its meandering rivers and picture-perfect castles. Detailed accounts of every attraction provide all the information you need to explore the country's exceptional museums, iconic architecture, and its many rural escapes, from the soaring Bavarian Alps and dense woodlands of the Black Forest to the beautiful beaches and islands of the North Sea, or the idyllic Rhineland vineyards where you can sample some of the country's many world-class wines. The Rough Guide to Germany includes practical advice to ensure that, no matter what your budget, you'll find the perfect boutique hotel, convivial hostel, authentic cellar restaurant, stylish gourmet haunt, design-conscious shop, cutting-edge arts venue, or hip bar and club-all marked on the book's many color maps. The Rough Guide to Germany includes well-researched historical and cultural background to help you understand and appreciate this complex country and, above all, make the most of your time.
This guide features new itineraries and a "Best of Berlin" section that highlights some of the city's most notable spots. It also includes detailed listings to guide you from Berlin's dynamic architecture and famous nightclubs to cozy corner cafes and relaxed beer gardens.
Now available in ePub format. The Rough Guide to Germany is the ultimate travel guide to this dynamic country. Full-color photography illustrates Germany's stylish cities and beautiful landscapes, its meandering rivers and picture-perfect castles. Detailed accounts of every attraction provide all the information you need to explore the country's exceptional museums, iconic architecture, and its many rural escapes, from the soaring Bavarian Alps and dense woodlands of the Black Forest to the beautiful beaches and islands of the North Sea, or the idyllic Rhineland vineyards where you can sample some of the country's many world-class wines. The Rough Guide to Germany includes practical advice to ensures that, no matter what your budget, you'll find the perfect boutique hotel, convivial hostel, authentic cellar restaurant, stylish gourmet haunt, design-conscious shop, cutting-edge arts venue, or hip bar and club-all marked on the book's many color maps. The Rough Guide to Germany includes well-researched historical and cultural background to help you understand and appreciate this complex country and, above all, make the most of your time.
The Rough Guide breaks down any remaining walls between visitors and this intriguing city. At the forefront of the European political scene throughout this century, Berlin is now forging ahead, making history as it transforms itself into Germany’s capital city and a top-rank European metropolis. We have all the stories in this new edition, with updated listings to guide you through Berlin’s wild nightlife.