Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years. Fodor's Essential Italy is the indispensable take-along companion to one of Europe's most enduringly popular destinations. With inviting full-color photos, this updated edition highlights everything that visitors adore--from Italy's great food and wine to art and architecture, as well as glorious Tuscan hill towns, shopping, and much more. This travel guide includes: � Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout Rome map with essential information � Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks � Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what's off the beaten path � In-depth breakout features on the Sistine Chapel Ceiling, Naples-style Pizza, Tuscan Wine, the Cinque Terre, the Duomo, and Venice's Grand Canal � Coverage of Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan, Lake Como, Tuscany, Naples, Sorrento, Capri, Sicily, Emilia-Romagna, the Veneto, and more. Planning to focus on just some Italy destinations? Check out Fodor's travel guides to Rome; Vanice; Florence & Tuscany; and The Amalfi Coast, Capri & Naples.
Written by locals, Fodor’s Essential Spain 2019 is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit to Madrid, Barcelona, and beyond. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this Spain travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodor’s in exploring one of the most exciting countries in Europe. Spain remains one of the world's most popular tourist destinations for its cutting-edge cuisine and superior wine, festivals like the running of the bulls in Pamplona, world-class museums like the Museo del Prado, amazing architecture, exciting soccer league, and more. In stunning full-color, Fodor's Essential Spain 2019 puts the best the country has to offer at your fingertips. Fodor’s Essential Spain 2019 includes: •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: Updated every year, this edition of Fodor's Essential Spain offers fully updated coverage of cities, neighborhoods, must-see attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, beaches, and more. Fodor’s writers have scoured the country to showcase the best new hotels and restaurants at different price points and categories. •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE: A spectacular color photo guide captures the ultimate unmissable experiences and attractions throughout Spain to inspire you. •DETAILED MAPS: Full-color and full-size street maps throughout will help you plan efficiently and get around confidently. •GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Full-color photos will help inspire you. Stunning, full-color illustrated features illuminate Spain's highlights: Gaudi's architecture, Spanish tapas, flamenco, the Alhambra, Basque culture, El Camino de Santiago, the Museo del Prado, and Spain’s historic hotels. Food spotlights will introduce you to must-try dishes in each region and beach spotlights help you choose the best beaches. •ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS: Multiple sample itineraries will help you plan and make the most of your time. Includes tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports and the outdoors. “Fodor’s Choice” designates our best picks in every category. •INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Our recommendations for Top Museums, Architecture, Beaches, and Hiking, along with FAQs make planning simple. Convenient overviews present each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have savvy advice for making the most of your time and getting around by car, bus, and train. A convenient Travel Times by Train map helps you plan trips within Spain. •COVERS: Madrid, Barcelona, Catalonia, Andalusia, Valencia, Bilbao, La Rioja wine country, the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Seville, Granada, Santiago de Compostela, Cordoba, Toledo, the Pyrenees, Ibiza, and more. ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor’s has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years. Planning on visiting other destinations in Europe? Check out Fodor’s Essential Italy and Fodor's Essential France.
Written by locals, Fodor’s Essential Argentina is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit to Argentina. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodor’s in exploring one of the most exciting countries in South America. From the scenic Mendoza wineries in the foothills of the Andes, to the cultural riches of Buenos Aires, to the gorgeous glacial terrain of Patagonia, Argentina offers experiences for all types of travelers. Whether you plan to marvel at the spectacular waterfalls of Iguazu Falls or the craggy, colorful hills in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, or you want to tango the night away in Buenos Aires, catch a fiery local soccer game, or try wind-skiing in Patagonia, Fodor's Essential Argentina helps travelers take in the most memorable sights and experiences of this culturally and geographically rich country. Fodor’s Essential Argentina includes: •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: Fully updated coverage of neighborhoods, must-see attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and more. New restaurants and hotels throughout Argentina showcase the best options at different price points and categories. •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE: A brief introduction and spectacular color photos capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Argentina. •GORGEOUS PHOTOS , DETAILED MAPS AND ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: In-depth illustrated features cover iconic sights and experiences like Iguazu Falls, the Quebrada de Humahuaca, tango, gaucho country, Mendoza’s wineries, fly fishing, and Patagonian adventures. Additional features explore Argentina’s rich history. Additional, full-color photos and full-size street maps throughout help to inspire your must-see list and help you get around. •ITINERARIES AND RECOMMENDATIONS: Check out the Great Itineraries section to help plan your time, whether its focus is Buenos Aires with time to take in waterfalls and wine or an itinerary that focuses on making your way to Patagonia. Entire chapters dedicated each to Side Trips from Buenos Aires and Side Trips to Uruguay helps you decide where to focus your time. Includes tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports, and the outdoors. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category. •INDISPENSABLE TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Planners give useful, practical overviews of important travel information. A Calendar of Events helps visitors choose the best time to plan a visit around special festivals, parades, and events. Tips on Argentine wine, steak, markets, and sporting life give useful tools to dive into the culture. •COVERS: Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Salta, the Lake District, Iguazu Falls, Quebrada de Humahuaca, the wine regions, Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay, and Patagonia. ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Planning on visiting more of South America? Check out Fodor’s Chile and Fodor’s Peru.
Written by local experts, Fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Switzerland, Europe's mountain playground, is a classic tourist draw. Fodor's Switzerland is the perfect guide for travelers seeking to ascend the slopes of the Alps and feel on top of the world. When they come down from the mountains, they find thriving, cosmopolitan cities steeped in history and culture. This travel guide includes: Dozens of full-color maps, hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks, multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what's off the beaten path. This travel guide includes: •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE contains a brief introduction and spectacular color photos that capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Switzerland •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: Fodor's Switzerland covers new restaurants and hotels around the country with a special focus on Zurich, and new scenic train routes. Extended features on Swiss food and Christmas markets, along with new listings for ski resorts and lakes, help travelers make the most of their time in the country. •ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: "Scenic Train Rides and Drives" helps travelers choose the best trip through the mountainous countryside, while "Wintertime in the Alps" explores the wide range of winter sports options in the birthplace of skiing. Features on Swiss wineries and the Bernese Alps guide travels to the best lakeside vineyards and mountaintop views. Shorter spotlight features highlight the country's top lakes and culinary flavors. •INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Each chapter in the guide has a planning section to help travelers plan their time and get around easily. Train travel times provide an overview of how long it takes to get from point to point in Switzerland. Neighborhood comparison charts for Zurich and Geneva help travelers choose the best places to stay and eat for every budget and taste. •DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Switzerland offers savvy advice and recommendations from expert and local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. •COVERS: Zurich, Geneva, Bern, Basel, the Berner Oberland, Lausanne, Fribourg, Ticino,Liechtenstein, Luzern, Zermatt, and more.
Written by local experts, Fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Montréal and Québec City are treasured destinations for American travelers: a corner of France in North America. This guide, with rich color photographs throughout, captures the French-speaking cities' universal appeal, from sidewalk cafés and Jewish delis to winter sports and traditional French cuisine. This travel guide includes: •PULLOUT MAP: A handy take-along map provides added value, giving travelers essential information so they can travel with confidence •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE contains a brief introduction and spectacular color photos that capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Montréal & Québec City •UPDATED COVERAGE: Fully updated coverage of neighborhoods, must-see attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and more. New restaurants and hotels throughout Montréal and Québec City showcase the best options at different price points and categories •SPECIAL FEATURES: Itineraries suggest the best day trips and overnights in the two cities, and the feature “A Food-Lover’s Tour of Montréal” offers a culinary walking tour. A feature on regional cuisine dishes up information on fantastic local fare •DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Montréal & Québec City offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category •INDISPENSABLE PLANNING TOOLS: A planner gives useful, practical overviews of important travel information •A CALENDAR OF EVENTS: helps visitors choose the best time to plan a visit around special festivals, parades, and golf tournaments •GREAT ITINERARIES: help travelers make the most of their time •COVERS: Old Montréal and the Lachine Canal; Downtown and Chinatown; The Latin Quarter and the Village; The Plateau, Outremont, Mile End and Little Italy; Parc du Mont-Royal; Cote-des-Neiges; Hochelaga-Maisonneuve; The Islands; Québec City Upper Town; Québec City Lower Town, and Québec City Old City. Also includes Side Trips from Montréal to the Laurentians, the Eastern Townships, and the Outaouais, as well as Side Trips from Québec City to Île d’Orléans, Côte-de-Beaupré, and Charlevoix