Berlitz Pocket Guide: Madrid
Berlitz Publishing Company
Publisher: Berlitz Publishing Company
Series: Berlitz Pocket Guides
Illustrations: Colour Photographs, Maps,
Fully-revised and updated, this Berlitz Pocket Guide to Madrid provides all the information you need in a handy, genuinely pocketable format, featuring a brand new cover and fresh page designs. Colour-coded sections allow you to locate the information you need quickly and full-colour, fold-out maps provide instant orientation wherever you are, making this guide ideal for on-the-spot-reference, as well as a fascinating background read. The Top 10 attractions are highlighted on a dedicated, double-page spread, capturing everything you simply can't afford to miss, helping you to prioritise your time and make the most of your stay.
Comprehensive coverage of all the city's districts explore everything from Old Madrid, the heart of the city in both sentimental and geographical terms, to Moncloa and its military landmarks. There are also excursions detailed for those wanting to travel beyond the confines of the city. From Flamenco dancing and fashion shopping, to sports and children's activities, this guide provides expert recommendations for the best ways to spend your time, along with great insider tips along the way.
A dedicated 'Eating Out' section provides information on local specialities and useful Spanish phrases to help you read the menu and place orders. The concise 'History' section will help you truly get to the heart of this city, from civil war and its rise to becoming a capital, to modern Spain as we know it. An invaluable 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of practical information, including accommodation for all budgets, transport, climate, health and medical care and much more.
You will find beautiful colour photography accompanying the text throughout, making this guide a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.