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Lonely Planet has been exploring every corner of Western Europe for almost 20 years. Our 9th edition will help you find the best on offer in this region of food, wine, culture and landscapes - whether exploring the steep streets and enticing boutiques of Lisbon, getting your adrenalin pumping in Interlaken or relaxing with a pint in Killarney.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Full color chapter with expert tips on the best food, landscapes and culture
5 Inspiring itineraries, including a tour of Europe's hidden gems
Travel arrangements made easy with transport planners in every chapter
Best for curious and independent-minded travelers' --Wall Street Journal
Complemented by easy-to use, reliable maps, helpful recommendations, authoritative background information, and up-to-date coverage of things to see and do, these popular travel guides cover in detail countries, regions, and cities around the world for travelers of every budget, along with extensive itineraries, maps with cross-referencing to the text, "Top 10" and "Top 5" lists, and other practical features.
The most comprehensive guide to Western Europe on the market has been written by a crack team of expert authors including The Guardian's Best Young Travel Writer, 2004. With a strong emphasis on sustainable tourism, clever Itineraries and better maps, as well as more content on adventure travel, language courses, festivals, events and volunteering, visitors will get the best of this popular region.
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In This Guide:
Written by an expert team of 20 travelers and award-winning journalists.
Inspirational itineraries help you plot your path.
Incorporates 1848 of your traveler tips and suggestions.
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