Andy Steves Europe

Author: Andy Steves
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1631217976
Size: 19,60 MB
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Pick a Weekend, Pick a City, and Go! Andy Steves' travel guide picks up where crowdsourcing leaves off, covering the skills you need for spur-of-the-moment trips to Europe's top destinations. Follow strategic, three-day itineraries for exploring each city. Learn which cities match your interests and which can be easily combined for a longer trip, including itineraries for Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Budapest, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Rome, and Venice. See iconic sights. Check the Eiffel Tower, the London Eye, and the Colosseum off your bucket list, and use Andy's tips to save time and skip lines. Hit the local hot spots. Chill at Amsterdam's coffee shops, study mixology at London's speakeasies, and bust moves at Barcelona's beach clubs. Enjoy the best (and cheapest) local cuisine. Graze at boulangeries in Paris, pubs in Dublin, and aperitivo bars in Rome. Become a temporary local. Engage with the culture to enjoy authentic, unforgettable experiences. Master digital travel. Make the most of your money in Europe with apps and other digital resources. Connect with other travelers. Head to the most popular hostels for a ready-made, real-life social network. Enjoy handy tools at your fingertips, with full-color photos and detailed, helpful maps throughout. Whether you're studying abroad or just looking to explore Europe without breaking the bank, Andy Steves' Europe will have you city-hopping like a pro.

Rick Steves Europe Through The Back Door 2009

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Avalon Travel Publishing
ISBN:
Size: 14,24 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door 2009 is the definitive guidebook for an affordable and unforgettable trip to Europe. Covering all the essentials and more—from packing to transportation to foreign currency—Rick’s tips allow travelers to become “temporary Europeans,” saving them time and money along the way. Rick also includes his personal favorites, or “back doors,” throughout Europe that will take you away from the tourist-beaten path and into a unique European adventure. Whether it’s surfing in Munich’s rivers or finding an Egyptian pyramid in Rome, Rick leads travelers to little-known and unforgettable experiences.

Rick Steves Europe Through The Back Door

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1641711388
Size: 17,62 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Europe. With Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door, you'll learn how to: Plan your itinerary and maximize your time Pack light and right Find good-value hotels and restaurants Travel smoothly by train, bus, car, and plane Avoid crowds and tourist scams Hurdle the language barrier Understand cultural differences and connect with locals Save money while enjoying the trip of a lifetime After 40+ years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel skills handbook his life's work, and with his expert introductions to the top destinations in Europe, choosing your next trip will be easy and stress-free. Using the travel skills in this book, you'll experience the culture like a local, spend less money, and have more fun.

Rick Steves Eastern Europe

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1641710918
Size: 14,95 MB
Format: PDF
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From romantic cities steeped in history to the stunning slopes of the Alps, get to know this exciting slice of Europe: with Rick Steves on your side, Eastern Europe can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Eastern Europe you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more exploring Eastern Europe 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 cobbles of bustling Bratislava, to country roads winding through the Julian Alps, to the striking chapels and cathedrals of Prague's Castle Quarter How to connect with culture: Bask in the energy of Kraków's Main Square Market, sample local wines from Hungarian vintners, or soak in the steamy thermal baths in Budapest Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places the eat, sleep, and relax Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and historic museums Detailed neighborhood maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, phrase books, historical overviews, and recommended reading Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Austria, and Slovakia, plus side trips to Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Bulgaria, and Romania Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Eastern Europe.

Rick Steves Best Of Europe

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1631211781
Size: 13,82 MB
Format: PDF
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you need to know to experience the Best of Europe. In this guide, Rick covers the best of England, France, Germany, England, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland. You'll find a mix of big cities and inspiring landscapes, including: London Paris Rome Venice Florence Berlin Munich Amsterdam Barcelona The Cinque Terre Provence the French Riviera the Rhine Valley the Berner Overland Rick Steves Best of Europe features:Everything in Full-Color-Dazzling photos and helpful planning maps. Best of Europe Itineraries-Suggestions for planning the perfect trip, based on Rick's expert advice for what's worth your time and what you can skip. Rick's Tips-Helpful hints for key sights and experiences, organized so you quickly learn what you need to know. You'll love how much these simple tips help make your trip smooth and stress-free! Authentic Experiences-Leave the tourist traps behind and enjoy real, cultural experiences and opportunities to connect with local people. Plus Practicalities-Essential eating, sleeping, and transportation information is neatly arranged to be ready when you need it.

Rick Steves European Easter

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1631213601
Size: 16,96 MB
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Rick Steves, America's expert on Europe, explores the rich traditions, celebrations, and history behind some of Europe's most colorful and charming Easter celebrations. Discover Carnevale in Venice, Lent in Cantiano, Holy Week in Sevilla, Easter Sunday in Greece, and beyond. Rick examines "Easter Through the Ages," including the Biblical story of Easter and the pagan and secular traditions that have shaped the Easter celebrations of today. He compares the beliefs of Eastern and Western Orthodox traditions, and shows how holidays are uniquely celebrated across cities and countries. In Rome, the Vatican blesses palm fronds on Palm Sunday, while in Tuscany, olive branches are blessed instead. Churches in Sevilla display elaborate floats for Easter Sunday, while villages across Italy, Slovenia, and Greece celebrate with feasts. Touching on Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland, Spain, Greece, and the Vatican, and filled with fascinating insights and vibrant full-color photos, Rick Steves European Easter is a delightful way to understand Easter heritage from a multicultural perspective.

Rick Steves Europe 101

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781566915168
Size: 20,61 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Now in full-color comes a witty and engaging look at Europe's history and art, from America's European travel expert, Rick Steves. Rick Steves' Europe 101 helps you make the most of your sightseeing. A fun but informative guide, this "professor in your pocket" features chronologically organized chapters-from the pyramids to Picasso-that explain the forces behind Europe's most important cultural and artistic periods. Other features include handy lists of sights that allow you to link your newly acquired knowledge with the specific paintings, sculptures, and buildings you'll see on your trip, a humorous, readable style that is a joy to read compared with the history textbooks you slept on in school, and timelines, maps, drawings, and photos that illustrate Europe's story and round out your education.

Europe S Top 100 Masterpieces

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Rick Steves
ISBN: 1641712244
Size: 18,59 MB
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From prehistory to postimpressionism, travel through time and discover Europe's most iconic works with Rick Steves 100 Masterpieces of European Art & Architecture. This essay collection features Rick's unique take on Europe's best-known works of art, from the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa to Picasso's Guernica, providing historical context as well as a personal examination of the pieces. The book also covers Europe's most striking architecture, with thought-provoking essays on the Parthenon, Sagrada Familia, Brunelleschi's Dome, and more that are sure to inspire both history buffs and novice travelers alike. With trusted insight from Rick's 40+ years of travel and gorgeous, full-color photos throughout, Rick Steves 100 Masterpieces of European Art & Architecture celebrates nearly 20,000 years of unforgettable art.

Rick Steves Paris 2017

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1631214489
Size: 13,95 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the City of Light—Paris. With the self-guided tours in this book, you'll explore the grand Champs-Elysées, the eye-popping Eiffel Tower, and the radiant cathedral of Notre-Dame. Learn how to save money and avoid the lines at the Louvre and Orsay Museums. Enjoy the ambience of Parisian neighborhoods, and take a day trip to the glittering palace of Versailles, or to the Champagne-soaked city of Reims. Then grab a café crème at a sidewalk café and listen to the hum of the city. You'll see why Paris remains at the heart of global culture. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants in delightful neighborhoods. You'll learn how to navigate the Paris Métro, 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 Northern European Cruise Ports

Author: Rick Steves
Editor: Rick Steves
ISBN: 1631211137
Size: 19,49 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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You've booked your cruise through Northern Europe: now what? Explore Europe's magnificent port cities with Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports! Rick Steves' expertise on how to have a meaningful cultural experience when you only have a few hours in each city Unlike other cruising guidebooks, Rick focuses on the main attraction: the most beautiful cities in Northern Europe Full coverage of 18 ports of call One-day itineraries for exploring Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Gdansk, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Bruges, Bergen, Stavanger, and the Norwegian Fjords The best of local flavors, haunts, and landmarks from the top sightseeing destinations to hidden gems Rick's reliable tips and candid humorous advice on how to beat the crowds, skip lines, and avoid tourist traps Useful tools including logistics for getting from the cruise terminal to town, overviews of each country, maps, photos, and mini-phrasebooks Travel strategies covering how to choose, book, and plan your trip, as well as how to save time and money on and off the ship Europe's majestic port cities are at your fingertips with Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports. Cruising the Mediterranean? Pick up Rick Steves Mediterranean Cruise Ports! Full list of coverage: Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia; Tallinn, Estonia; Riga, Latvia; Gdansk, Sopot, and the Port of Gdynia, Poland; Berlin, Warnemünde, and Rostok, Germany; Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen, Flåm, and Geirangerfjord, Norway; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Bruges, Brussels, Zeebrugge, and Ghent, Belgium; London, Southampton, Portsmouth, Dover, and Canterbury, England; Paris, Le Havre, Honfleur, Rouen, and the D-Day Beaches, France