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The Rough Guide to the Pyrenees (Rough Guide to the Pyrenees)

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The Rough Guide toThe Pyrenees is the most comprehensive handbook to this glorious region, covering both sides of the range from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. From lush meadowland, snow-clad peaks and canyons of sinuously sculpted rock to alluring resorts, the full-colour section introduces all of the regions highlights. Youandrsquo;ll find detailed accounts of all the sights, from the gorges of the Basque country to the Romanesque churches of Calunya.andnbsp; This fully updated 6th edition includes information on skiing in the mountains and brand new colour inserts on romanesque architecture and Pyrenean food. Read opinionated reviews of all the best places to eat, drink and stay at all price levels as well as practical accounts of the most popular sporting activities including skiing, river-rafting and even parapenting. The guide also takes a detailed look at the regionandrsquo;s history, cuisine, festivals and wildlife and comes complete with maps and plans for every area.

andnbsp;The Rough Guide to The Pyrennees is like having a local friend plan your trip!'

Synopsis:

The Rough Guide to the Pyrenees is the only guidebook available to the entire region, covering both the French and Spanish sides of this spectacular region, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. A full-colour section introduces the authors pick of the attractions, from relaxing in the picturesque spa towns to watching the Tour de France wind up the mountains. There are detailed listings of the best places to eat, drink and stay, from boutique hotels in Biarritz to the most remote mountain refuges. For the outdoor enthusiast there are exhaustive accounts of the walking and climbing routes available and information on the host of other activities available, including skiing, paragliding, rafting, cycling and horse riding. There is also expansive coverage of all the cultural highlights including the prehistoric cave art at Ariege and an accesible history of the region from prehistory to the current day.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843537663
Publisher:
Rough Guides Limited
Subject:
Europe - General
Manufactured:
Rough Guides
Author:
Dubin, Marc
Author:
Rough Guides
Subject:
Pyrenees.
Subject:
Europe - Spain & Portugal
Subject:
Travel : Europe - General
Edition Number:
6
Series:
Rough Guide to the Pyrenees
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
631
Dimensions:
7.76x5.46x1.03 in. 1.18 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Rough Guide to the Pyrenees is the only guidebook available to the entire region, covering both the French and Spanish sides of this spectacular region, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. A full-colour section introduces the authors pick of the attractions, from relaxing in the picturesque spa towns to watching the Tour de France wind up the mountains. There are detailed listings of the best places to eat, drink and stay, from boutique hotels in Biarritz to the most remote mountain refuges. For the outdoor enthusiast there are exhaustive accounts of the walking and climbing routes available and information on the host of other activities available, including skiing, paragliding, rafting, cycling and horse riding. There is also expansive coverage of all the cultural highlights including the prehistoric cave art at Ariege and an accesible history of the region from prehistory to the current day.
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