Travel Maps Northern and Southern France - 2 Maps
These fold-out maps show major roads and rail routes, and indicate the locations of places of interest, national parks and heritage sites. Distance indicators are given to aid navigation, and more detailed plans of major cities are also provided. The two titles included in this set are: Southern France (Read more...) Northern France (Read more...)
Animal Earth Globe
This attractive globe features images of 275 animals and enables children to visualize clearly the geographical make-up of the world, with aspects such as the expanse of the Pacific and the tilt of the earth’s axis more understandable in a three-dimensional format. Each landmass is coloured by elevation, islands and major seas are identified, and an accompanying booklet offers information about the creatures that are depicted. The booklet contains one editorial error. This globe will be delivered in a separate parcel if more than one title is ordered.
The Greek Islands
This guide for island hoppers, or seekers for the perfect getaway spot, covers all the major islands, alongside less known places such as Ágios Evstrátios and Télendos. Additional features include discussion of regional identities, Aegean architecture and Greece’s culinary traditions.
While famed for the sandy beaches and nightlife of the Costa del Sol, Southern Spain’s wider attractions and traditions are also explored in this handbook, including the World Heritage Doñana National Park, the Moorish heritage of Córdoba and the bustling city of Seville.
The Silk Road
Following the ancient trade route from the city of Xi’an, where the terracotta warriors earned the city its Unesco World Heritage status, to Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, this guide presents a history of the road’s significance and details attractions including Tehran’s National Archaeological Museum.
This guide to Sardinia takes in the historic capital Cagliari, a fortress town hewn from limestone hills; the wild east coastline; and the Spanish heritage of Alghero, exploring the flora and fauna as well as the Nuragic monuments – stone towers built about 1700 BCE – that are unique to the island.
Provence and the French Riviera
Covering the lavender fields and hillside villages as well as the glamorous coastal resorts, this volume reveals the diversity of southern France, with special features on topics including the Cannes film festival, wine production and the region’s artistic legacy.
Revealing stark contrasts between its remote farming villages, the cosmopolitan culture of Lisbon and the Algarve, and the verdant landscape of Madeira, this introduction to Portugal also includes special features on its culinary and architectural history and Fado, its traditional melancholy songs.
With Alpine sports, hiking trails in the Black Forest and water sports along its Baltic coastline, Germany’s varied landscape lends itself to outdoor pursuits, detailed in this volume alongside its numerous art collections and architectural heritage, from Gothic castles to Bauhaus.
Insight Guides Flexi Map
Weatherproof and easy to fold, these compact street maps show the locations of major tourist sights and points of interest. Key facts about top attractions such as museums, churches and markets are given, as well as practical information including notes on public transport. Included are Knossos, the Venetian heritage of Heraklion and Réthimno as well as the sandy beach at Preveli.
Insight Guides Flexi Map
Weatherproof and easy to fold, these compact street maps show the locations of major tourist sights and points of interest. Key facts about top attractions such as museums, churches and markets are given, as well as practical information including notes on public transport. Attractions include the tree-lined streets of Las Ramblas, the Sagrada Familia and Gaudí’s Parc Güell.
Explore Naples and the Amalfi Coast
Built over many centuries, Naples is an unruly city, and the ideal base for touring the Amalfi coast, Pompeii and the islands. With insider tips and recommendations, this guide suggests the best locations for sampling limoncello, shopping, Neapolitan pizza, and cultural and architectural tours.
Croatia’s varied geography is highlighted in this guide, which includes advice on diving in the Adriatic, rock climbing and hiking in the rugged interior, and special features on the country’s expansive birdlife and national parks, as well as insights into the distinct identities of each region.