Marco Polo Cologne: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Fully revised and updated for 2016. Now with new Discovery Tours chapter. Experience all of Cologne´s attractions with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination that´s what Marco polo Guides are all about. Discover hotels and restaurants, shopping as well as ideas for what to do with kids, plus sports and other activities. Further sections include: Festivals & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, and Index. If you were just to equate Cologne with its boisterous pre-Lenten carnival, or even its Eau de Cologne, you´d be doing the Rhine metropolis an injustice. This cathedral city is a metropolis brimming with history and culture, as well as a modern multicultural haven overflowing with creative talent. This practical pocket-sized guide highlights all the international cuisine that has found a home here as well telling you where to get more down-to-earth, local fare. The Best Of pages recommend things to do for free in the shadow of the cathedral, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and put your feet up. In addition you´ll find out about the hip fashion of the Belgian Quarter and places to party with the in-crowd. The Insider Tips reveal why it´s worth visiting the design district of Ehrenfeld and at which bars you can discover the city´s famous Koelsch beer. Panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you re on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains, while the Where to Start boxes highlight the best places to begin your exploring. The City Walks take you on a journey into the past and get to the heart of the Cologne psyche and finally, the Dos and Don´ts explain how to keep on the right side of the waiter in the beer hall and how to avoid getting your car towed away. MARCO POLO Cologne provides comprehensive coverage of all areas of the city. To help you find your way around there´s the detailed Street Atlas, a public transport map in the cover, plus the pull-out map. A must-have for all travellers, including those who haven´t bought a travel guide in the past.
Marco Polo Algarve: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips! Now with new Discovery Tours chapter. Experience all of the Algarve´s attractions with this up-to-date, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that´s what Marco Polo Guides are all about. You´ll discover excellent hotels, restaurants, trendy places and buzzing nightlife, plus shopping tips, suggestions for a tight budget, details of all the sports and activities on offer and ideas for Travel with Kids. Also contains: the Perfect Route, Festivals & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Portuguese phrasebook and comprehensive index. Clean and clear water, fresh sea air, glorious beaches, bays, remarkable rock formations, lagoon islands, a unique subtropical climate: the list of the Algarve´s distinguishing features contains everything that the holidaymaker could possibly wish for, and by following the Perfect Route, you´ll experience every aspect. The Insider Tips, peppered throughout the guide, reveal insights such as where you can spend a romantic night in a windmill, and how you can cycle along the coast. The Best Of pages highlight some unique aspects of the Algarve, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and chill out. Panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you´re on a tight budget and where to pick up some real bargains. Trips & Tours lead you away from the beach to discover the wild west and the rich east. In the Sport & Activities chapter highlights the Algarve´s famous golf courses and beach-based water sports. You will also pick up ideas for adventures such as safaris into the hinterland to see beekeepers at work, or bird watching in the Ria Formosa National Park. Finally, the Dos & Don´ts point out some of the things you need to be aware of and watch out for when visiting the region. MARCO POLO Algarve provides comprehensive coverage of the region. To help you get around there´s a detailed road atlas inside, useful town maps of Albufeira, Faro, Lagos and Tavira in the backcover, plus a handy pull-out map.
Marco Polo Pocket Guide Munich: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Explore Munich with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the city´s trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place in the Bavarian capital. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful city has to offer... Munich is more than dirndl (traditional dress), weisswurst (white sausage) and Oktoberfest. Munich offers good traditional fare, fusion and nouvelle cuisine, beer gardens, palace gardens and river surfing locations, brass band music, the Philharmonic and Electro clubs. In short, Munich is aware of tradition, but cosmopolitan and with its finger always on the pulse of the times. Experience the Bavarian federal capital in all its facets. Have a walk through the English Garden, one of the biggest municipal parks in the world; have a break by the renaturalised River Isar; and explore the varied quarters of the village of millions. Go shopping in long-established, traditional shops and stylish passages such as the Funf Hofe. Marvel at the late Baroque paintings in the Asams Church, the treasures in the Residenz and the spectacular architecture of the Allianz Arena and Brandhorst Museum. This is Munich! Your Marco Polo Munich Pocket Guide includes: Insider Tips - we show you the hidden gems and little known secrets that offer a real insight into the city from enjoying modern art in the Haus der Kunst to experiencing Bavarian sushi. Best of - find the best things to do for free, the best ´only in´ Munich experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself. Sightseeing - all of the top sights are organised by areas of the city so you can easily plan your stay. Discovery Tours - specially tailored tours that will get you to the heart of Munich. Experience Munich´s relaxed charm, hand-picked restaurants and the best local activities with these personal tours. Munich in full-colour - Marco Polo Pocket Guide Munich includes full-colour photos throughout the guide bringing the city to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip. Touring App - new for 2018, you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again! Street Atlas and pull-out map - we´ve included a detailed street atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour. Useful German phrases - the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by. Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Munich to show you around this wonderful city. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Munich has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy.
Fully revised and updated for 2016. Now with new Discovery Tours chapter. Marco Polo Vietnam: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Most travellers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that´s what Marco Polo Guides are all about. This new series will appeal to all types of travellers, including those who haven´t bought a travel guide in the past! Marco Polo´s unique insider tips are peppered throughout the guide - offering a real insight into the destination. Experience all the attractions of Vietnam with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with Best Of recommendations. You´ll find excellent hotels, restaurants and beaches, plus information on the latest trends, festivals and events, sports and activities and travelling with children; there are also tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Food & Drink, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Vietnamese phrasebook and index. Vietnam has arrived in the 21st century. Moss and patina might cover the ancient sites but the streets of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are a bustle with all the trappings of modernity, and visitors cannot quite believe their eyes. With MARCO POLO Vietnam you´ll experience a country caught between the past and a new dawn, beyond all the cliches of the Vietnam War, opium pipes and snake wine. The practical, pocket-sized guide leads you to National Parks rich in wildlife, and to natural wonders that will leave you awestruck, whether at Halong Bay in the north or in the flooded world of the Mekong Delta. In between there are 3,200km (2,000 miles) of coast with islands, beaches and hidden hideaways to explore. The Highlights point out places that you shouldn´t miss on your trip to Vietnam. The Best Of pages focus on some unique things about the country, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for things to do if it rains and where you can relax and unwind. The Insider Tips reveal for example how you can support a children´s aid project by staying at a Baguette & Chocolat guesthouse, or where you can ride an elephant through the jungle; while panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you´re on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. The Excursions & Tours chapter leads you into the Mekong Delta, to Halong Bay and through nature reserves and national parks. The choice for actively-inclined travellers is growing in Vietnam. But don´t expect perfection some sports, tours or soft adventures are relatively new, like caving for example. The Sports & Activities chapter contains the most important information and contact details. Finally the Dos & Don´ts list a few things you should watch out for in Vietnam. MARCO POLO Vietnam provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the country. To help you find your way around there is a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Ho Chi Minh City in the cover and a separate pull-out map.
For advice you can trust, look no further than Marco Polo. The Andalucia Marco Polo Handbook offers expert advice and is aimed at travellers looking for in-depth coverage of a destination - from detailed cultural information to Insider Tips - in an easy to use format. Whatever your mood or interests, Marco Polo Handbooks are the perfect travel companion. Inside the Andalucia Marco Polo Travel Handbook: The Light of the South: What makes Andalucia so fascinatingly different to other southern landscapes is the legacy of the Arabs and Moors. They not only gave the region its name but in the 700 years they spent here developed an advanced civilisation that was marked by the spirit of tolerance between Muslims, Jews and Christians. The Marco Polo Handbook to Andalucia takes you to Moorish palaces, across vast landscapes, green olives groves, to the sparkling sea and over snow-capped mountains to white villages and proud cities Andalucia never fails to fascinate. Discover & Understand: Our innovative infographics condense large amounts of data into a format which is easy to understand. In the mood for: Fun suggestions help you to experience the variety of Andalucia, whatever your personal preferences and interests. Unique 3D images provide a vivid insight into the former mosque and present the cathedral of the Mezquita in Cordoba and the Alhambra in Granada. Tours: Along the Costa del Sol or through the olive groves? To white villages or rugged mountains? Four suggested tours show you the most beautiful parts of Andalucia. All suggested tours are plotted on detailed maps and combine the best and most interesting places to see, with tips for exciting stops along the way. Experience & Enjoy: All the things which make a trip unforgettable: from eating and drinking, shopping, sightseeing, museums & galleries, staying the night, travelling with children, festivals and going out in the evening. Which Andalucian culinary specialities should you try? Where can you experience authentic flamenco? What is there to do with children? Answers to these and many other questions can be found in this chapter. In depth knowledge: Knowledge is king and Marco Polo Handbooks are packed full of information to help you get the best out of your trip. Insider Tips and special Marco Polo insights reveal hidden gems and well-kept secrets. Large pull-out map: Includes a separate pull-out map handily placed in a high quality plastic wallet at the back of the book, which can also be used as a storage pocket.