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- 25th May 2010
- 264 pages - 140 x 210 xmm
- Cadogan Guides
This title features: dynamic two-colour layout for easy navigation; new magazine style, combining stunning photography, tailored itineraries and a personal take on the country; clear two-colour maps throughout for increased ease of use; extensive listings of hotels and restaurants - all personally recommended for a really local flavour; and, top Don't Miss sights for each regional chapter, plus Author Choices of personal favourite places to stay and eat. It captures the enormous variety of this magical region from the unspoiled backwoods of the Black Forest to the rolling countryside of the Romantic Road. It details breathtaking Bavarian castle visits and the best of the beer festivals. It covers the cornerstones of Bavarian culture from chic high-life to sleepy villages, including some of the tastiest cooking in Germany.
1) Introduction; 2) History; 3) The Arts and Culture; 4) Food and Drink; 5) Travel; 6) Practical A-Z; 7) Munich; 8) The Bavarian Alps; 9) The Romantic Road; 10) Eastern Bavaria; 11) Franconia; 12) Language; 13) Glossary; 14) Chronology; 15) Further Reading; 16) Index.
Educated at Cambridge University, Rodney Bolt has travelled extensively throughout Europe and has lived in Germany. The original edition of Bavaria earnt him the 'Travel Writer of the Year' award from the German National Tourist Office.