For twenty-six years, Britain by BritRail has been the best-selling and most respected rail guide to the British train system. This time-tested book provides the most up-to-date information on fares, schedules, and pass options. It is also filled with tips on keeping costs down, traveling light, conquering jet lag, and exchanging currency. Learn how to use London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Cardiff as base cities for more than forty rail trips and day excursions to outlying areas and points of interest in England, Scotland, and Wales, from the medievel city of York to Dover and its famous cliffs. Readers will become their own tour guides and set their own paces with this book in hand. It is the perfect traveling companion for unhurried, comfortable, and scenic train travel in Britain.
More so than any other Western European nation, Italy presents an enormous diversity of individual towns and regions, each with its own culture and traditions. To help travelers experience this great variety, Daytrips in Italy features a wide range of adventures with easy reach of Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice, and Naples. 65 photos. 47 maps.
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The Complete Guide with Mountain Drives, Alpine Hikes and City Walking Tours
The best guide to Switzerland, updated every year Back-road tours over Alpine passes and through valleys to medieval villages, tidy farm towns, and mountain resorts Riverside strolls and city walks to squares and fountains, landmark bridges, cathedrals, clocktowers, and museums Summer sports, nightlife, and shopping from toys to watches Where to stay and eat, no matter what your budget Sleek modern hotels, family-run inns, Victorian mountain chalets, and patrician manses--from glitzy to "gemutlich Chic restaurants, wood-beamed "stubliand beerhalls, French bistros, Italian "grotti, apres-ski spots, and cafes with a view Fresh, thorough, practical--off and on the beaten path Costs, hours, descriptions, and tips by the thousands All reviews based on visits by our savvy writers 41 pages of maps, 33 vacation itineraries, and more Important contacts and smart travel tips Fodor's Choice What's Where Pleasures & Pastimes Festivals Essays on Swiss cheese, soldiers, hiking, and skiing Videos Complete index And more!
A guide to touring Europe by train offers information on schedules, fares, destinations, rail passes, and tourist facilities; outlines day trips and longer itineraries; and provides directions for getting to and from stations.
This popular guide offers readers a careful look at 45 of the most exciting destinations in France, showing step by step exactly how they can explore each place on their own. A carefully conceived self-guided walking tour covers Paris and is accompanied by large maps, photos, travel directions, time and weather practicalities, restaurant recommendations, and more. 89 photos. 55 maps.
Endorsed by British Rail and Air France, this guide unlocks 50 delightful adventures within a day's easy range by rail or car from Munich, Frankfurt, or Hamburg--exciting and colorful destinations in Bavaria, the Rhineland, and the north. Self-guided walking tours present all the worthwhile sights and every one-day adventure includes a detailed street map, photographs, commentary, weather details, and more.