The Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg
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|Format: ||Paperback, 376 pages, 7th edition Edition|
Discover these culture-rich destinations with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to go on the beer crawl to end them all, a devoted art pilgrimage - think Ghent's medieval masterpieces and the Magritte connection in Brussels - or an exploration of the Ardennes' wildest reaches, The Rough Guide to Belgium & Luxembourg will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way.Inside The Rough Guide Belgium and Luxembourg- Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget.- Full-colour maps throughout - navigate the backstreets of Brussels or the war sites of the Ypres Salient without needing to get online.- Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography.- Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Belgium and Luxembourg's best sights and experiences.- Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip.- Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Brussels; Flanders; Antwerp and the northeast of Belgium; Hainaut and Wallonian Brabant; the Ardennes; and Luxembourg. Attractions include: Ostend beach; Pairi Daiza zoo and gardens; the Menin Gate, Ieper; Vianden Castle, Luxembourg; Musee Herge, Louvain-la-Neuve; MAS Museum, Antwerp; and Bouillon castle.- Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, entry requirements and more.- Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, books and Belgian art, plus a handy language section and glossary.
About the Author
Rough Guides are written by expert authors who are passionate about both writing and travel. They have detailed knowledge of the areas they write about--having either traveled extensively or lived there--and their expertise shines through on every page. It's priceless information, delivered with wit and insight, providing the down-to-earth, honest read that is the hallmark of Rough Guides.
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