Barcelona and Catalonia
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- 15 Jul 2009
- 320 pages - 140 x 210mm
- Cadogan Guides
This title presents dynamic new two-color layout for easy navigation. New magazine style, combining stunning photography, tailored itineraries and a personal take on the country. It features clear, newly designed two-color maps throughout for increased ease of use. This is the only guides with full-color touring maps of the whole region. It contains extensive listings of hotels and restaurants - all personally recommended for a really local flavor. It includes Top Don't Miss sights for each regional chapter, plus Author Choices of personal favorite places to stay and eat.This book: takes you on a tour of Gaudi's revolutionary architecture in Barcelona; strolls down Las Ramblas and stops off for a drink and some tapas; wanders the streets of Barri Gotic, the largest Gothic neighborhood in existence, and admires Gaudi's fantastical Sagrada Familia; takes a trip to the famous Dali museum in Figueres; enjoys a trip to the beaches of the Costa Brava or takes in a football match; visits mountains shaped like pipe organs; plays in Sitges, one of the Med's hottest resorts; marvels at the magnificent monastery of Montserrat; discovers Modernista wine bodegas hidden in sleepy villages; dances the sardana at lively festivals; and, skis down the Pyrenees in the tiny province of Andorra.
1) Introduction; 2) History; 3) Art and Architecture; 4) Topics; 5) Food and Drink; 6) Planning Your Trip; 7) Practical A - Z.
Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls are passionate about Europe and have written over 40 books for Cadogan, including Spain and all titles in the flagship Spain series. They have lived all over Europe, but are currently settled in an idyllic farmhouse surrounded by vineyards in the Lot Valley, France.