Synopses & Reviews
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really
need to know when traveling in Spain.
In this guide, youand#8217;ll find an inviting mix of exciting cities and cozy towns. Explore the lively cities of Madrid, Barcelona, and Sevilla, and follow the Route of the White Hill Towns in Andalucand#237;aand#8217;s sun-drenched countryside. Experience the works of the great mastersand#151;from El Greco to Picasso to Daland#237;and#151;and learn how to avoid the lines at the most popular museums. Self-guided walks lead you through the castles, cathedrals, and villages of this ancient but modern land. End your day with a glass of Rioja wine and a plate of tapasand#151;then join the locals for an evening of flamenco.
Rickand#8217;s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. Heand#8217;ll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. Youand#8217;ll get up-to-date recommendations about what is worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
About the Author
Rick Steves has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. Rick produces a public television series (Rick Steves' Europe), a public radio show (Travel with Rick Steves), and an app and podcast (Rick Steves Audio Europe); writes a bestselling series of guidebooks and a nationally syndicated newspaper column; organizes guided tours that take thousands of travelers to Europe annually; and offers an information-packed website (RickSteves.com). With the help of his hardworking staff of 80 at Rick Steves' Europe, Inc.and#151;in Edmonds, Washington, just north of Seattleand#151;Rick's mission is to make European travel fun, affordable, and culturally broadening for Americans.