DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Northern Spain, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 075667414X
  • ISBN-13: 9780756674144
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 264 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

Green Spain, as Northern Spain is often known, offers the visitor a great variety of landscapes: lush forests, deep-green valleys, soaring high mountain scenery, and exquisite beaches. For those looking for more thansun and sand, cultural highlights such as Santiago de Compostela, and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao are contrasted with the wonderful national parks that can be found in the Central and Eastern Pyrenees. But the best beaches and most charming villages are not neglected. Everything is depicted in the glorious visual style for which Eyewitness Travel Guides are known. Over 700 photographs & illustrations The Flavors of Northern Spain - local produce and classic dishes Cutaways and floorplans of all the major sights Comprehensive selection of hotels and restaurants Sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed town by town Walks, scenic routes and thematic tours Full-color detailed maps of towns and regions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to use this Guide.
1: Introducing Northern Spain.
2: Putting Northern Spain on the Map.
3: Discovering Northern Spain.
4: A Portrait of Northern Spain.
5: Northern Spain through the Year.
6: The History of Northern Spain.
7: Northern Spain Region by Region.
8: Northern Spain at a Glance.
9: Galicia.
10: Asturias and Cantabria.
11: The Basque Country.
12: Navarra and la Rioja.
13: Central and Eastern Pyrenees.
14: Travellers’ Needs.
15: Where to Stay.
16: Where to Eat.
17: Shopping in Northern Spain.
18: Entertainment in Northern Spain.
19: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
20: Survival Guide.
21: Practical Information.
22: Travel Information.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book – Spanish.
Phrase Book – Basque.
Phrase Book – Galician.