|| "New edition, fully updated, new photography"--Cover.
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|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 424) and index.
|| Introduction. Best of Spain ; Bienvenidos ; The Spanish people -- History. Decisive dates ; Prehistory to Visigoths ; Muslim Spain ; Age of Empire ; The Civil War ; Democracy and autonomy -- Features. Spanish painting ; Flamenco ; The bulls ; Outdoor activities ; Food and wine ; Wildlife -- Insights. Mini features. Spain's gypsies ; Regional autonomy ; Spanish wine ; Café life ; Holy Week ; Santiago legend ; Inspirational island ; Photo features. Fiestas ; Castles ; Gardens ; Gaudí ; Guggenheim -- Places. Madrid ; Madrid Province ; Castilla y León ; Castilla-la Mancha ; Extremadura ; Seville ; Córdoba ; Granada ; Andalusia ; Valencia and Murcia ; Barcelona ; Catalonia ; Aragón ; Navarre and La Rioja ; The Basque country ; Cantabria and Asturias ; Galicia ; Canary Islands ; Balearic Islands -- Travel tips. Transport. Getting there ; Getting around ; Accommodation. Madrid ; Madrid Province ; Castilla y León ; Castilla-la Mancha ; Extremadura ; Andalusia ; Valencia and Murcia ; Catalonia ; Aragón ; Navarre and La Rioja ; The Basque country ; Cantabria and Asturias ; Galicia ; Canary Islands ; Balearic Islands ; Activities. The arts ; Nightlife ; Shopping ; Sports and outdoor activities -- A-Z, practical information. Admission charges ; Budgeting for your trip ; Climate ; Crime and security ; Customs regulations ; Disabled travellers ; Electricity ; Embassies and consulates ; Emergencies ; Entry regulations ; Gay and Lesbian travellers ; Health and medical care ; Internet ; Lost property ; Media ; Money ; Opening hours ; Postal services ; Public holidays ; Religious services ; Telephones ; Time zone ; Tourist information ; Tour operators ; Weights and measures ; Language. Basic rules ; Basic words and phrases.
|| "Hundreds of evocative colour photographs capture the cultural heritage and breathtaking scenery of Spain. Local writers share their love and knowledge of the country in lively features on its people, history and culture. The Best of Spain section highlights the country's Top Attractions and includes our Editor's Choice of recommendations. Travel Tips give practical information on how to get there, how much to budget for your trip and extensive listings on where to stay and eat. 19 Places chapters cover the entire country, from the windmill-dotted plains of Castilla-La Mancha, to the perched 'pueblos blancos' of Andalusia. Full-colour maps are cross-referenced with the text to help you make the best use of your time."--Back cover.