DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Canary Islands

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, May 3, 2010 - Travel - 216 pages

Your holiday starts the moment you open the guide ...

From sandy beaches to craggy peaks, this new expanded DK Eyewitness Guide shows the Canary Islands at their sun-soaked best. You'll find cutaways and floor plans of all of the major sights and special coverage of the islands unique geography and the wildlife of the archipelago, with its volcanic rock formations and geysers, diverse flora and sea-life. The legends of the islands are also brought to life, including tales of Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan conquests, and the belief that the islands were the lost land of Atlantis. No trip to the Canary Islands would be complete without joining the revellers at one of its glorious carnivals, and with sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed town by town, you won't miss a thing. Experience the islands flavours with information on local produce and classic dishes. With a reliable selection of hotels, bars, restaurants, this is the perfect guide for making the most of the sun, sand and atmosphere of these extraordinary islands.

Winner of the Guardian & Observer 'Best Guide Books' Award and Wanderlust Magazine Silver Award for 'Top Guidebook'

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