Introducing the new Photo Guides series from Monaco Books - highly portable, on-the-spot guides packed with over 400 lavish photographs by leading photographers. This Barcelona Photo Guide provides a wealth of practical information and insider tips, websites for all the top attractions and a dedicated street atlas. This guide features a dedicated highlights section, which is arranged by district to reveal the Barcelona's top sights through a wealth of breathtaking photographs and stimulating background texts. The special double-page features look at key influences focusing on cultural heritage, politics, lifestyle and outstanding personalities. A detailed city explorer provides the visitor with expert knowledge and insider tips on culture, gastronomy, shopping, culture and events, restaurants and local cuisine, bars, shopping, hotels and much more, district by district, covering every aspect of the city, not just the sights but the smells and sounds too. The guided city walks highlight the most scenic routes, all cross-referenced to individual, bespoke maps to help visitors plan their trip.
A museums chapter enables readers to discover 'must-see' exhibits before leaving home to ensure no 'treasure' of interest is overlooked during their visit. A comprehensive timeline gives readers a colourful insight into the historical events which have shaped the city. To complement the book, a dedicated, fully-indexed street atlas aids quick and easy navigation, accompanied with essential addresses, telephone numbers and websites. Overall, this Barcelona Photo Guide truly is a visual travel guide with a difference!