DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Barcelona & Catalonia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 146542220X
  • ISBN-13: 9781465422200
  • DDC: 914.672048
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Barcelona and Catalonia will lead you to the best attractions this region has to offer. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of Barcelona's major architectural sights. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of Barcelona and Catalonia, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while transportation maps and a chart showing the walking distances between sights will help you get around the city. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten up every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Barcelona and Catalonia truly shows you around this destination as no one else can.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Barcelona and Catalonia.
2: Great Days in Barcelona.
3: Putting Barcelona and Catalonia on the Map.
4: Barcelona City Centre.
5: A Portrait of Catalonia.
6: Flowers of the Matollar.
7: Romanesque Art and Architecture.
8: Gaudí and Modernisme.
9: La Ruta del Modernisme.
10: Catalan Painting.
11: The Flavours of Catalonia.
12: Cava Country.
13: Catalonia through the Year.
14: The History of Catalonia.
15: Barcelona & Catalonia.
16: Introducing Barcelona.
17: Old Town.
18: Eixample.
19: Passion Façade.
20: Nativity Façade.
21: Montjuïc.
22: Further Afield.
23: Three Guided Walks.
24: A One-Hour Walk around El Born.
25: A 90-Minute Walk through Gràcia.
26: A Two-Hour Walk through Poblenou.
27: Catalonia.
28: Exploring Catalonia.
29: Travellers’ Needs.
30: Where to Stay.
31: Where to Stay.
32: Where to Eat and Drink.
33: A Glossary of Typical Dishes.
34: Where to Eat and Drink.
35: Shopping in Barcelona.
36: Food and Drink.
37: Clothes and Accessories.
38: Speciality Stores.
39: Entertainment in Barcelona.
40: Film and Theatre.
41: Music.
42: Nightlife.
43: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
44: Survival Guide.
45: Practical Information.
46: Personal Security and Health.
47: Banking and Currency.
48: Communications and Media.
49: Travel Information.
50: Travelling by Train and Metro.
51: Travelling by Car and Bus.
52: Barcelona Street Finder.
53: Street Finder Index.
General Index.
English–Catalan Phrase Book.