Frommer's Europe

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Wiley, Dec 18, 2006 - Travel - 1069 pages
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Whether you're a first-time visitor doing the grand tour or a seasoned traveler planning a multi-country itinerary, "Frommer's Europe" is a must. Inside this concise, user-friendly volume are all the highlights of the continent. We've included a wide array of options, from grand hotels to charming and affordable guesthouses, from five-star dining rooms to simple cafes--the very best in every price range. There's something here for every taste, interest, and budget.

Just because we're covering such a wide territory doesn't mean that we've skimped on the details. You'll find an astounding depth of accurate, up-to-date information, including exact prices, open hours, metro stops, credit cards, and more.

We'll take you to the legendary cultural capitals of Europe, where we offer complete sightseeing, shopping, and nightlife coverage and review the best accommodations and dining in all price ranges, from the Ritz on down. But we don't stop there. We've designed easy-to-follow itineraries that explore the most unforgettable parts of the European countryside. "Frommer's Europe" takes you to the vineyards and chateaux of the Loire Valley, the lovely villages of Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon, the hill towns of Tuscany, and the spectacular scenery of the Alps.

It's all accompanied by detailed maps. You'll also find the latest trip-planning advice on everything from bargain airfares to rail passes, money-saving tips, and a color fold-out rail map that makes trip-planning a snap!

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About the author (2006)

As a team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have produced numerous titles for Frommer’s, including best-selling guides to Italy, France, the Caribbean, England, and Germany. Porter, a former bureau chief of The Miami Herald, is also a noted Hollywood biographer. His most recent release (2006) is Brando Unzipped, tracing the tumultuous life of Marlon Brando. He writes a regular column on Hollywood, and his radio broadcasts on American popular culture are heard in all 50 states. Prince was formerly employed by the Paris bureau of the New York Times and is today the president of Blood Moon Productions and other media-related firms.

George McDonald has lived and worked in both Amsterdam and Brussels as deputy editor of the KLM in-flight magazine and as editor-in-chief of the Sabena in-flight magazine. Now a freelance journalist and travel writer, he has written extensively on both the Netherlands and Belgium for magazines and guidebooks. He’s the author of Frommer’s Amsterdam, Frommer’s Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg, and a co-author of Frommer’s Europe by Rail.

Hana Mastrini is a native of the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary who became a veteran of the “Velvet Revolution” as a student in Prague in 1989. She is a co-author of Frommer’s Europe and Frommer’s Europe by Rail.

Sherry Marker’s love of Greece began when she majored in classical Greek at Harvard. She has studied at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens and studied ancient history at the University of California at Berkeley. Author or co-author of a number of Frommer’s guides to Greece, she has published articles in the New York Times, Travel + Leisure, and Hampshire Life.

Andrew Princz is a freelance culture and travel journalist/consultant who has visited over 40 countries. He has also worked for various governments, consulting on country tourism and awareness projects. Andrew was the founding editor of DT – Diplomacy & Trade magazine in Budapest, and he currently edits and publishes the travel and culture website He is a regular contributor to Wall Street Journal Europe and various dance and film publications.

Carolyn Bánfalvy is a Budapest-based freelance journalist who is currently writing a book about Budapest’s food and wine.

Anna Kutor is a freelance journalist based in Warsaw.

Nóra Lakos is a travel and culture journalist currently completing film studies at the Hungarian Film Academy.

Suzanne Rowan Kelleher is the former Europe Editor for Travel Holiday magazine and has contributed to numerous magazines, including Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel, Parents, and Newsweek. She lived in Ireland for 5 years and recently repatriated back to the United States. She is the Editor-in-Chief of an online magazine about family travel called

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