Synopses & Reviews
America's expert on Europe, Rick Steves spends four months each year exploring the continent, and his candid, humorous advice will steer you towards the very best sights and museums. Covering Amsterdam, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome, and Venice, Rick Steves' Best European City Walks and Museums 2005 will allow you to beat the lines at the major monuments, find hotels and restaurants that make the most of your vacation budget, and discover cozy villages off the tourist-beaten path. With helpful color maps, photographs and hundreds of hidden discoveries, this guidebook is an entertaining and educational companion for self-guided or sightseeing and walking tours. At the end of the day, you'll know that you used your time well, spent money without regret, and had some unforgettable adventures along the way.
This entertaining and educational companion for self-guided museum trips and walking tours covers Amsterdam, Florence, London, Paris, Rome, and Venice. Included are hundreds of restaurant and hotel recommendations, color and b&w photos, illustrations, and maps.
Who but Rick Steves can tell travelers the best way to visit Etruscan caves in Central Italy's hill towns, shop for cheeses in Avignon's open-air market, or catch an accordion performance on Amsterdam's city streets? With Rick Steves Best of Europe 2008, travelers can experience the best of everything Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland have to offer economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, this guide includes opinionated coverage of both famous and lesser-known sights, friendly places to eat and sleep, suggested day plans, walking tours and trip itineraries, and clear instructions for smooth travel anywhere by car, train, or foot. Americas number one authority on travel to Europe, Steves' time-tested recommendations for safe and enjoyable travel in Europe have been used by millions of Americans in search of their own unique European travel experience.