Fodor's Spain 2013
Spain remains one of the world's most popular tourist destinations for its cutting-edge cuisine and superior wine, festivals like the running of the bulls in Pamplona, spectacular beaches and islands, red-hot nightlife, world-class museums like the Museo del Prado, amazing architecture such as the Alhambra, and more.
Expanded Coverage: Expanded beach coverage and new hotels and restaurants in every region.
Illustrated Features: Gorgeous full color illustrated features illuminate Spain's highlights: Gaudi's architecture, Spanish wine, tapas, flamenco, bullfighting, the Alhambra, Basque culture and language, El Camino de Santiago, the Museo del Prado, and paradors. Food spotlights introduce readers to must-try dishes in each region and beach spotlights help choose the best beaches.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Features such as Top Attractions, Top Experiences, Great Itineraries, Top Museums, FAQs, and History You Can See make planning simple. Convenient overviews present each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have savvy advice for making the most of your time and getting around by car, bus, and train. The pull-out map includes close-ups of Barcelona and Madrid as well as an overview of the whole country.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor's Spain offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
TripAdvisor Reviews: Our experts' hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their Spain stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.
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EXPERIENCESPAIN 9 Li
Spains Top Experiences
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TOLEDO AND TRPS FROM Asturias
The Costa da Morte
A Coruﬁa and Rias Altas
The Navarran and Basque
Welcome to Barcelona
Tapas Bars and Cafés
Where to Stay in Barcelona 496497
THE COSTA BLANCA
Northern Catalonia and
Valencia and the Costa Blanca
The Picos de Europa
BILBAO AND THE BASQUE
Bilbao and the Basque Coast
San Sebastian to Hondarribia
Navarra and Pamplona
Eastern Catalan Pyrenees
Western Catalan Pyrenees
Aragon and Central Pyrenees
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