Lonely Planet Rio de Janeiro is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stroll barefoot on Ipanema beach, take in the view from Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf), or shake your hips at an old-fashioned samba club; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Rio de Janeiro and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including music, sports, history, architecture, cinema, cuisine, and Carnaval celebrations. Free, convenient pull-out sheet-map (included in print version), plus over 27 color maps Useful features - including Walking Tours, Month by Month (annual festival calendar), and a Carnaval planning chapter. Coverage of Ipanema, Leblon, Copacabana, Leme, Gavea, Jardim Botanico, Lagoa, Botofogo, Urca, Flamengo, Centro, Cinelandia, Santa Teresa, Lapa, Zone Norte, Barra da Tijuca and more. The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Rio de Janeiro, our most comprehensive guide to Rio de Janeiro, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled.
The Rough Guide to Amsterdam is your essential travel guide to this compact and instantly likeable city, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions. From the Anne Frank House to the Rijksmuseum, The Rough Guide to Amsterdam will steer you to outstanding art galleries, elegant canal-side architecture, and all the must-see city sights. This full-color, updated guide provides comprehensive coverage of the best restaurants, stylish bars, intimate cafes, vibrant markets, and hottest nightlife in Amsterdam for all budgets. Explore all corners of the city with authoritative background on everything from the city's canal houses to the art of the Golden Age, relying on the clearest maps of any guide, as well as practical language tips. The Rough Guide to Amsterdam also includes a chapter devoted to day trips featuring places like Haarlem, Alkmaar, and Edam. Whether you're sipping a beer in an old cafe or dodging the trams on Dam Square, this guide is indispensable. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Amsterdam. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto is long established as the most thorough and reliable guide to the city and its surroundings. Unrivaled in its coverage of the Doge's Palace, the Basilica di San Marco, and other major sights, The Rough Guide to Venice and the Veneto also reveals the treasures to be found in the districts that lie off the usual tourist trails — and has plenty of maps to make sure you find them easily. It will tell you the best places to stay, eat, and drink, in all price ranges, from backwater bars to gourmet restaurants, from homely B&Bs to spectacular Grand Canal hotels. In addition to being packed with stories that illuminate the city's history, The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto tells you more about the city as it is today than any other guidebook, with features on everything from flood-prevention projects to the travails of Venice's football team. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
The full-colour The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka is quite simply the best guide available to this beguiling - and fast-changing - country. Lavishly illustrated, with more maps than any other guidebook, it contains practical advice on all of Sri Lanka's main attractions, from the white-sand beaches of the south and east coasts through the cool heights of the verdant Hill Country to the magnificent ancient cities of the north. It also offers comprehensive listings on the best places to stay, eat, drink and shop for travellers on all budgets. The most comprehensive guidebook on the market, the fully updated The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka is the ideal traveller's companion, with handy itineraries and highlights sections to help you plan your trip.Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka.
Thoroughly researched and updated, the eleventh edition of The Rough Guide toBerlin is the ultimate travel guide to one of Europe's most dynamic, restless andever-changing cities. Blending stunning photography with full-colour maps andmore listings and information than ever before, The Rough Guide to Berlin offerspractical advice on all the best things to see and do in Berlin - from iconic sightssuch as the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate and the world-class museums ofMuseum Island to expanded coverage of the latest places to go in up-andcomingneighbourhoods like Neukolln and Wedding. With comprehensive,reliable reviews of all the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops, galleries andrestaurants for all budgets, plus itineraries and Top 5s and a wealth ofbackground information, The Rough Guide to Berlin is all you need - whetherplanning or on the ground - to make the most of your trip.
The Rough Guide to Barcelona is the ultimate guidebook to one of Europe's most vibrant, exciting, and stylish cities. In full-color throughout, with dozens of photos, this guide not only gives you the finest coverage of Barcelona's historic sights and famous architecture, including the magnificent Gaude creations like the Sagrada Familia, but also has a keen eye for offbeat attractions and in-the-know sights, from quirky museums to neighborhood markets, city beaches, and urban parks. With up-to-date reviews of the best hotels, bars, restaurants, and clubs for all budgets, you'll find just what you're looking for in The Rough Guide to Barcelona, whether a hideaway boutique hotel or the best sangria in town. Make the most of your vacation with The Rough Guide to Barcelona.
The Rough Guide to First-Time Europe tells you everything you need to know before you go on your first trip to Europe, from information about visas and insurance to budgets and packing. This guidebook will help you plan the best possible trip to Europe, with tips on using your phone abroad and guidance on which websites, apps, and travel agencies to use to get the best deals and advice. You'll find insightful information on when to go and what not to miss, how to stay safe and - perhaps most important - how to get under the skin of a place and meet the locals in a natural way. In addition to an inspirational, full-color "Things Not to Miss" section, The Rough Guide to First-Time Europe includes overviews and maps of each European country to help you plan your route. This guide has everything you need to make your trip as enriching and memorable as it should be. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to First-Time Europe. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
The Rough Guide to Belize is the ultimate travel guide to this unique country, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions, from the sun-washed cayes to soaring Mayan pyramids. You can discover Belize's highlights with stunning photography and in-depth information on everything from the country's magnificent Barrier Reef - the longest in the Western Hemisphere - to its mist-shrouded jungles. You can find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Belize, relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best resorts, hotels, spas, restaurants and activities for all budgets. You can explore every corner of Belize with clear, user-friendly maps. You can make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Belize.
THE ROUGH GUIDE TO PARIS is the ultimate insider's guidebook to Europe's most elegant and romantic city. Inspirational photography, neighborhood-by-neighborhood guides, and detailed, full-color maps help you get the most out of a visit to Paris - whether that means climbing the Eiffel Tower and boating on the Seine or visits to offbeat art galleries and hidden-away gardens. Frank, incisive reviews take you straight to the best of the city's cafes, restaurants, and nightlife venues, from the ultra-stylish to the magnificently traditional, while tell-it-like-it-is listings help you find the right accommodation for your budget, including boutique design hotels on the Left Bank, grand classics on the Right, or just-perfect budget hideaways. Make the most of your time with THE ROUGH GUIDE TO PARIS, the perfect companion for a city break or a longer stay.
Pocket Rough Guide: Madrid is your essential guide to Spain's capital, with information on all the key sights in an easy-to-use, pocket-size format and a full-color, pull-out map. With a fresh update for 2016, Pocket Rough Guide: Madrid covers all of Madrid's key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops, and bars. Slim and stylish, this fully updated guidebook comes with a full-color pull-out Madrid map to help you find your way around — the only map of its kind to be marked with every single listing from the guide. Pocket Rough Guide: Madrid includes itineraries and a "Best of Madrid" section that picks out the highlights you won't want to miss, from the Prado's stunning art collection and leafy Retiro Park to the city's coolest designer shops and tastiest tapas bars. • Full-color pull-out map, plus easy-to-use maps to help you find your way around. • The very best of the area, selected by our expert authors. • Tailored itineraries and highlights to make trip-planning easy. • Inspirational color photography brings the area to life. Whether you have an afternoon, a few days, or more, Pocket Rough Guide: Madrid will help you make the most of your trip. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
The new, full-colour "Rough Guide to Tuscany and Umbria" is the ultimate travel guide to some of Europe's most popular tourist destinations. Covering the region more comprehensively than any other guide, it's packed with up-to-date and expert information on all the attractions, from the great museums of Florence and Siena to the tiny rural hill-towns, as well as guiding you to the best of the beaches, forests, mountains and vineyard-clad hills. It also it gives you the lowdown on the best hotels and restaurants for all budgets, and illuminates the sights with background information on history, folklore, art, architecture and festivals. Dozens of photographs and easy-to-use colour maps complete a guide that has long been established as the best you can buy.
Make the most of your time on Earth™ with The Rough Guide to Tanzania.The Rough Guide to Tanzania is the definitive guide to one of Africa's most beautiful destinations, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to the exotic Indian Ocean beaches of Zanzibar. You'll also find an in-depth and full-colour guide to Tanzania's spectacular wildlife and national parks, and the most accurate map of the magically labyrinthine Stone Town based on satellite imagery. From Tanzania's volcanic landscapes of Ngorongoro Crater to arranging a Serengeti safari, the guide includes practical information on getting there and around, plus reviews of the best Tanzanian hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping for all budgets. You'll find introductory sections on Tanzania's cultural customs, health, food, drink and outdoor activities as well as specialist Tanzanian tour operators and an introduction to learning Kiswahili. Rely on expert background information on everything from bull-fighting in Pemba through to the mosaic of ethnic groups in Tanzania. Explore all corners of this fascinating country with the clearest maps of any guide.