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 locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. From hip and sexy Berlin to tradition-laden Munich, Fodor's Germany covers the best Germany has to offer. This full-color guide will help travelers plan the perfect trip, from scenic drives through quaint half-timber towns to wine tasting in the country's top wine regions. 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 · Major sights such as Berlin, Black Forest, Bodensee, Heidelberg Castle, Kolner Dom, Neuschwanstein Castle, The Berlin Wall, Weimar, and Frauenkirche · Coverage of Munich; Bavarian Alps; The Romantic Road; Franconia and the German Danube; The Bodensee; Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley; Frankfurt; The Pfalz and Rhine Terrace; The Rhineland; The Fairy-Tale Road; Hamburg; Schleswig-Holstein and The Baltic Coast; Berlin; Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. With its old-world charm, musical heritage, and alpine landscapes, Vienna and Austria offer choices for every traveler. Previously an e-book and now a print book with up-to-the-minute detail, Fodor's Vienna & the Best of Austria captures the top experiences and attractions throughout the country, with intriguing features on tantalizing Austrian cuisine and wine, tips for finding the best ski resorts, and hikes in the pastoral Salzkammergut region. Vienna and Austria spring to life with classic experiences such as visiting Mozart's birthplace and touring the famous Schonbrunn Palace. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of maps · An 8-page color insert with a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout Austria · 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 · Major sights such as Schonbrunn Palace, The Ringstrasse, MAK Museum, The Salzkammergut, and The Viennese Ball · Coverage of Vienna, Vienna Woods, Lake Neusiedl, The Danube River, Salzburg, Eastern Alps, Salzkammergut, Carthina, Graz, Innsbruck, Tyrol, and Vorarlberg
Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Switzerland is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ogle the glowing Matterhorn and enjoy après-ski in Zermatt, stroll Geneva’s Old Town streets, hike through flower-strewn meadows or hop aboard the Glacier express; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Switzerland and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Switzerland Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, music, architecture, landscapes, wildlife, the Swiss way of life Covers Zürich, Central Switzerland, Northern Switzerland, Mittelland, Fribourg, The Jura, Lake Geneva, Vaud, Geneva, Valais, Bernese Oberland, Ticino, Graubünden, Liechtenstein, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Switzerland, our most comprehensive guide to Switzerland, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.
Ski the Alps, explore the idyllic countryside, and take in the alpine scenery when you travel to Switzerland. See history, art, and more in this unique and vibrant country. From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to standout scenic sites and walks, our insider tips are sure to make your trip outstanding. Whether you're looking for unique and interesting shops and markets, or seeking the best venues for music and nightlife, we have entertainment and hotel recommendations for every budget covered in our Eyewitness Travel Guide. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Switzerland. + Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance. + Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. + Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. + Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. + Area maps marked with sights. + Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation. + Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights. + Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Switzerland truly shows you the country as no one else can. Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to Switzerland, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Switzerland, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time and experience the best of everything.
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Fodor's Italy is the essential 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, much more. 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 · Major sights such as The Vatican; Ancient Rome; Venice's Grand Canal; Palladio's Villas and Palazzi; Ravenna's Mosaics; Galleria degli Uffizi; Duomo; The Ruins of Pompeii; Piazza del Campo; Ravello; Basilica di San Francesco; Lecce; Palazzo Ducale and Valle dei Templi · Coverage of Rome and Environs; Venice; The Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia; The Dolomites; Milan, Lombardy, and the Lakes; Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta; The Italian Riviera; Emilia-Romagna; Florence; Tuscany; Umbria and the Marches; Naples and Campania; Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria; Sicily; Sardinia 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.
Detailed and timely information on accommodations, restaurants and local attractions highlight these updated travel guides, which feature all-new covers, a dramatic visual design, symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, multi-day itineraries, Smart Travel Tips, helpful bulleted maps, tips on transportation, guidelines for shopping excursions and other valuable features. Original.
Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
Release Date: 2018-05-22
Cross the Alps in a cable car, cruise Lake Geneva, and visit a medieval château: with Rick Steves on your side, Switzerland can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Switzerland you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Switzerland Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from bustling Zürich to the cozy small-town atmosphere of Appenzell How to connect with culture: Chat with friendly Swiss locals at mountain retreats, swim in the alpine waters of the Aare River, and treat yourself to delicious cheese fondue Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax over wine and Swiss chocolate Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and mountain towns Detailed maps for exploring on the go, including scenic railroad journeys such as the Golden Pass, Gotthard Panorama Express, Bernina Express, Glacier Express, and Chur Useful resources including a packing list, German, French, and Italian phrase guides, a historical overview, and recommended reading, as well as tips on visiting Switzerland in the winter Over 400 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on Zürich, Luzern, Central Switzerland, Bern, Murten, Avenches, Gimmelwald and the Berner Oberland, Zermatt and the Matterhorn, Appenzell, Lausanne, Château de Chillon, Montreux, Gruyères, Lugano, Pontresina, Samedan, St. Moritz, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Switzerland.
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: 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; Venice; Florence & Tuscany; and The Amalfi Coast, Capri & Naples.
Switzerland, Europe's mountain playground, is a classic tourist draw. This guide includes dozens of full-color maps, hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating top picks, and multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what's off the beaten path.