Synopses & Reviews
National Geographic offers a century of incomparable travel expertise to the high end of the travel market with this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophisticated travelers demand. Each guide features: Detailed background and site descriptions; mapped walking and driving tours; full-service sidebars with fascinating vignettes on history, culture, and contemporary life; a 60-page directory of visitor information, including notable hotels and restaurants, entertainment, and shopping; and foldout end flaps, printed with maps and quick reference information, that serve as handy bookmarks.
Combining in-depth information with maps and photographs, this guide to Venice features detailed descriptions of major cultural, architectural and historical sites and includes commissioned walks and drives, plus regional and city maps. Places of interest are also highlighted on the maps.
Few cities rival Venice for sheer romantic opulence and unusual architecture. This guide brings its festivals, waterways, crafts and history to brilliant life. "Delightfully sumptuous."--"The London Observer." 300 photos. 30 maps.