Rick Steves European Christmas with video

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781612380537
Release Date: 2011-11-08
Genre: Travel

From England to Norway, Burgundy to Bavaria, and Rome to the top of the Swiss Alps, Rick Steves' European Christmas with Video gets you a seat at the family feast, up in the loft with the finest choirs, and into the kitchen with grandma and her best-kept holiday secrets. With enchanting photos and more than a dozen recipes, this great gift book captures the spirit of the season perfectly. Rick Steves' European Christmas with Video includes the following video segments: Rick Steves reads the Biblical Christmas Story Bath Bach Choir sings the Twelve Days of Christmas Bath Abbey Choir of Boys and Men Norwegian Girls Choir sings Carol of the Bells Santa Lucia Day in Norway Medieval Music in Burgundy Phonema Faisons Rejouissance Noel traditionnel Christmas Carols in Germany Wilhelm-Loehe School Choir Da pacem Domine Rick Steves interviews the Christkind Concert in Cathedral, Salzburg Silent Night Shepherd Carols in Tuscany Explanation of Nativity Scenes Presepi Manger Scenes Pope John Paul II, Final Christmas Midnight Mass Sacred Music of Monks Merry Christmas Norwegian Girls Choir sings Joy to the World Christmas Eve Around the World

Rick Steves Barcelona

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 9781631214547
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Barcelona. With the self-guided tours in this book, you'll ramble down the Ramblas, explore the medieval Old City, and discover funky boutiques and hangouts in characteristic El Born. Learn how to master the Metro and how to bypass the long lines at Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Família. Immerse yourself in Catalan culture, ponder the art at the Picasso Museum, and go on a tapas bar crawl. Then head to the Eixample—Barcelona's "uptown"—to marvel at the Modernista architecture of Casa Milà and the Block of Discord. Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He’ll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You’ll get up-to-date recommendations on what is worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Europe Through the Back Door

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
ISBN: 0912528605
Release Date: 1987-03-01
Genre: Europe

Without losing sight of the basic travel information needs, Rick Steves focuses on 34 spectacular, little-traveled corners in Europe. Illustrated.

Rick Steves Portugal

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781631216169
Release Date: 2017-05-30
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Portugal. With this guide, you'll explore this relaxed country at the western edge of Europe. Tour Lisbon's cobbled lanes and grand squares, reminders of Portugal's seafaring glory days. Step back into history at the palaces in Sintra and the bone chapel of Évora. Soak up the sun at the Algarve beach of your dreams. When evening comes, enjoy a dinner of fresh seafood stew, and raise a glass of port wine in a toast. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'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.

Rick Steves Iceland

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781641710190
Release Date: 2018-03-27
Genre: Travel

Hike vast glaciers, marvel at steaming volcanic lakes, and explore the land of the midnight sun: with Rick Steves on your side, Iceland can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Iceland you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for exploring Iceland, whether you've got a long layover in Reykjavík or two weeks to dive into the whole country 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 the stunning northern lights to hidden hikes and cozy bookstores How to connect with local culture: Soak in the famous Blue Lagoon, sample smoked fishes, and chat with locals in stark and lovely rural towns Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax Self-guided walking tours of lively Reykjavík and art and history museums Complete, mile-by-mile driving tours, including the Golden Circle, the Ring Road, and more, with recommendations of Iceland's most scenic detours Detailed maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, an Icelandic phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on Reykjavík, the Reykjanes Peninsula, the Golden Circle, the South Coast, the Westman Islands, West Iceland, The Ring Road, the East Fjords, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Iceland. Expanding your trip? Try Rick Steves Scandinavia or Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports.

Rick Steves Europe 1997

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher:
ISBN: 156261326X
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Europe

For readers making the Grand Tour, the Continent's highlights, as well as surprises, are covered. Every restaurant and lodging listed has been recently inspected by the author or his staff. 80 maps, charts, tables.

Rick Steves Switzerland

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781641710466
Release Date: 2018-05-22
Genre: Travel

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.

Rick Steves Rome 2014

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 1612386539
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the Eternal City of Rome. With the self-guided tours in this book, you'll walk the same streets as the Caesars and discover the secrets of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Learn how to avoid the lines at the Vatican Museum and St. Peter's Basilica. Take a night walk across the city and enjoy floodlit fountains and piazzas. Then grab a sidewalk table at the locals' favorite trattoria and watch the world go by. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. You'll learn how to navigate the Rome Metro and which sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves Snapshot Milan the Italian Lakes District

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781631216978
Release Date: 2018-01-16
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Milan and the Italian lakes district. In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Milan and the Italian lakes district, including Lake Como and Lake Maggiore. Relax in the sleepy village of Varenna, visit the Villa Taranto Botanical Gardens, or check out the museums in Sforza Castle. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket. Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

The White Spider

Author: Heinrich Harrer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780586088746
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Eiger (Switzerland)


Best European Fiction 2017

Author: Nathaniel Davis
Publisher:
ISBN: 1628971436
Release Date: 2016-10-28
Genre:

Since 2010, this anthology has been an essential resource for readers, critics, and publishers interested in contemporary European literature. In this, the eighth installment of the series, the anthology continues its commitment to uncovering the best prose writing happening across the continent from Ireland to Eastern Europe. Also featuring an erudite prefatory essay written by Eileen Battersby of the "Irish Times," "Best European Fiction 2017" is another essential report on the state of global literature in the twenty-first century.

Switzerland 2008

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Avalon Travel Pub
ISBN: 1566919673
Release Date: 2006-03-01
Genre: Travel

Who but Rick Steves can tell travelers the best way to visit Z]rich, Gimmelwald, the Berner Oberlander, Interlaken, Bern, Murten, Lake Geneva, and French Switzerland? With "Rick Steves' Switzerland 2006," travelers can experience everything Switzerland has to offer -- economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, "Rick Steves' Switzerland 2006" includes opinionated coverage of both famous and lesser-known sights; friendly places to eat and sleep; suggested day plans; walking tours and trip itineraries; clear instructions for smooth travel anywhere by car, train, or foot; and Rick's newest "back door" discoveries. America's #1 authority on travel to Europe, Rick's 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.

Dk Eyewitness Travel Switzerland

Author: DK Publishing
Publisher: DK Eyewitness Travel
ISBN: 1465426817
Release Date: 2015-06-02
Genre: Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Switzerland is your in-depth guide to the very best of Switzerland. Whether you're on the hunt for alpine scenery, folklore and music, or local festivals and markets, our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will be your partner on an unforgettable visit to Switzerland. Take day trips around the countryside; enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, or snowboarding; or simply take in the idyllic countryside and stunning views of Lake Geneva. Packed with insider tips, our guide to Switzerland includes the best hotels for every budget and the most fun places to take children and experience the best that Switzerland has to offer. 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. 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 Switzerland as no one else can.

Rick Steves Switzerland 2005

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Avalon Travel Pub
ISBN: 1566918820
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Travel

With this guide, travellers can experience the best of everything Switzerland has to offer - economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, this guide includes maps and photos, opinionated coverage, suggested day plans, trip itineraries and more.

Rick Steves Germany Austria and Switzerland 2004

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Avalon Travel Pub
ISBN: 1566915260
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Travel

Who but Rick Steves tells you what you really need to know when traveling in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland? Rick spends four months each year exploring Europe, and his candid, humorous advice will steer you to the very best sights and museums in the region. You'll beat the lines at the major monuments. You'll find hotels and restaurants that make the most of your vacation budget. You'll discover cozy villages that take you away from the tourist-beaten path. And at the end of the day, you'll know that you used your time well, spent your money without regret, and had some unforgettable adventures along the way. Book jacket.