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Els Frares Activity Holidays - Discover one of Spain's most picturesque yet unknown rural regions.
Travel Barcelona - Tourism and travel guide, find the best of Barcelona.




Costa Blanca Marco Polo Map - Marco Polo maps feature completely up-to-date, digitally generated mapping. The high quality cartography with distance indicators and scale converters aid route planning. The extensive coverage of the maps enables travellers to cross country boundaries with the same map. A fold-out overview map is ideal for route planning and 7 self-adhesive Marco Polo mark-it stickers can be used to pin-point a destination or route for future reference. Scenic routes and places of interest are highlighted - ideal for touring holidays. The maps also contain a comprehensive index and inset street plans of major cities. The map scale is - 1: 300 000. Published Jan 14

Costa Brava - Andorra, Perpignan, Barcelona Marco Polo Map. Published May 11

Costa Blanca Mountains Tour & Trail Super-durable Map, David Brawn. Published April 12

Michelin Spain Aragon/Cataluna (Michelin Regional Maps) Published March 13

Comunidad, Valenciana, Murcia (Michelin Regional Maps) Published March 13

ISBN: 9782061009031 - Aragon, Cataluna

Barcelona Y Alreded. Costa Brava (Michelin Zoom Maps). Published March 09

Costa Blanca (Michelin Zoom Maps) Published April 09

Valencia Costa Del Azahar (Michelin Zoom Maps) Published March 09

Pirineos Orientales (Michelin Zoom Maps) Published March 09

Costa Daurada (Michelin Zoom Maps) Published March 09

ISBN: 9782067140677 - Costa Daurada

Insight Fleximap Barcelona - Flexi Map Barcelona is laminated, tear-resistant and includes 3 separate maps, each map has its own index which has been categorised for ease of use. Published Jan 15



Walk! the Costa Blanca Mountains, Charles Davis - includes 37 fully detailed walking route itineraries. Each route includes:- walking route summary - ratings for Effort, Time, Distance, Ascents/Descents, Refreshments and Vertigo risk - fully detailed walk description, including frequent timings to aid navigation and check your progress - GPS Waypoints at every key point on every route - full colour 1:40,000 scale map of the route - short walk and stroll alternatives. Published May 12

Landscapes of Costa Brava and Barcelona, Teresa Farino & Michael Lockwood - 6 car tours, 37 picnic suggestions, 18 short walks for motorists, 23 main walks. Today, people are increasingly aware that inland Spain is a fascinating country just waiting to be explored. And yet this knowledge is, in many cases, ultimately frustrating, since so little has been published other than in very general guidebooks on where to go for a quiet day's walking and wildlifing in and around the major holiday destinations of Barcelona and the Costa Brava. This book covers coastal and inland Costa Brava from the French border south to Barcelona � taking in the bird-rich coastal marshes of the Aiguamolls de l'Emporda, the dormant volcanoes of the Garrotxa, the subalpine heights of the Montseny, the extraordinary conglomerate pinnacles of Montserrat, and the Garraf Massif. Published July 11

ISBN: 9781856914062 - Landscapes of the Costa Brava and Barcelona

Costa Blanca (Landscapes), John and Christine Oldfield - Detailed descriptions of 50 long and short walks for all ages and abilities, with walking maps of at least 1:50,000 scale. Also contains 32 picnic suggestions, 5 routes for car tours, touring map for motorists, town plans and hints on weather conditions, where to stay and what you need to take with you. Published Feb 09

Landscapes of COSTA BLANCA

Costa Blanca Walks, Charles Davis - This title features 33 walking routes - all of them a short distance from the popular tourist coastal resorts of the Costas. Each route is graded according to level of ease/difficulty. It includes easy-to-follow, detailed route notes with times and distances. It also features full-colour maps with GPS route markings and photographs for each walk, plus clear instructions on how to get to the start of each walk. It also gives advice on what to take with you and when best to go. Published March 07

Walking Barcelona: The best of the City, National Geographic - See the best of Barcelona with this streamlined walking guide, complete with 15 step-by-step itineraries and maps, to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place in elegant text enhanced by National Geographic's famous eye for good pictures. Published April 14.

Insight Guide: Explore Barcelona: The best routes around the City - A vibrant, dynamic city that also passionately preserves its heritage, Barcelona offers everything from innovative architecture and food to Gothic treasures and streets that are made for strolling. Explore Barcelona is a brand new guide and the perfect pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 19 easy-to-follow routes, taking in all of the classic sights, such as the Sagrada Familia and La Rambla, alongside discoveries of art in Monjuïc, beaches at the Port Olimpic and wine, further afield, in Catalonia. Published Feb 14. K

City Walks: Barcelona: 50 Adventures on Foot, Sarah Andrews - Perfect for both first time and returning tourists, the "City Walks Deck: Barcelona" offers an intimate view of the city. Each card in this deck outlines a self-guided walking adventure, with a detailed map on one side and insider information on the other. Noteworthy sites and attractions are numbered on both sides of the cards for easy reference. Details on and suggestions for using public transportation, information on local history and customs, and an overview map of the city are also included on a handy intro card. Published Oct 07

Frommer's 24 Great Walks in Barcelona - Follow Frommer′s for an up–close and personal look at Barcelona′s most culturally rich areas, from famous places to lesser–known gems. Filled with colour photos, easy–to–follow maps, clear route directions, and helpful commentary, this guide makes it easy to find your way around. Published May 09. Limited availability.

ISBN: 9780470453735 - Frommer's 24 Great Walks in Barcelona



Mountain Walking in Southern Catalunya, Philip and Vivien Freakley - This first English-language guide describes the best mountain and coastal walking near Tortosa, Southern Catalunya, Spain, in the Parc Natural dels Ports, on the Cardi?? and Montsia massifs and along the coast, all easily accessible from Barcelona, Valencia and Reus. 30 idyllic winter walking routes for walkers of all experience and abilities are included through this area of remarkable natural beauty and diversity. The immense limestone crags, ridges and pinnacles of the Parc Natural dels Ports overlook the broad orange and olive groves beside the River Ebro, giving a high drama to the landscape. Closer the to the Mediterranean, there is good walking on the massifs of Cardi?? and Montsia and a long-distance footpath along the coast. Mysteriously, the region is practically unknown outside the region. The wild limestone landscapes, from herb-covered hillsides to high pine forest, dotted with Templar castles and picturesque hill villages, remain untouched by mass tourism. All walks are graded for route-finding, scrambling required and exposure, and non-technical, suitable for any experienced hillwalker, and listed in a summary table at the back for easy selection, along with a Catalan glossary of mountain terms and lots of other local information. Published Aug 10. K

ISBN: 9781852845827 - Mountain Walking in Southern Catalunya

Costa Blanca Walks: West v. 1, Bob Stansfield - The rugged mountains of the Costa Blanca offer wonderful walking in a landscape of pinnacled ridges, enormous crags, and shady pines. Orange and almond groves enhance the valleys, whilst attractive mountain villages provide hospitality, offering a taste of the real Spain, far removed in character from the developed coastal strip. The walks are described in two books, which split roughly into West (book 1) and East (book 2). Published Oct 04

Costa Blanca Walks: East v. 2, Bob Stansfield Published Nov 04. Limited availability.

ISBN: 9781852843304 - Costa Blanca Mountain Walks: West

Barcelona and Catalonia (Eyewitness Travel Guides) - This guide will lead you straight to the best attractions Barcelona & Catalonia has to offer. The guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the city's stunning architecture, plus 3D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide, plus insider tips on everything from where to find the best markets and nightspots to great attractions for children.This uniquely visual Guide also includes in-depth coverage of all the unforgettable sights and comes complete with a free pull-out city map, clearly marked with sights from the guidebook and an easy-to-use street index. The map has detailed street views of all the key areas, plus there are transport maps and information on how to get around the city, and there's even a chart showing the distances between major sights for walkers. Published Feb 14

Costa Brava: Catalunya East, Pyrenees to Barcelona, Rother Guide - 50 walks in the Costa Brava, including the area around Olot, Albera, Cap de Creus and Aiguamolls de l'Emporadà Natural Parks, Baix Empordà, Parc Natural del Montseny, Parc Natural Sant Llorenç del Munt I Serra de l'Obac and Parc Natural de Montserrat. 50 walking maps at 1:25,000, 1:50,000 or 1:75,000 scale, and an overview map at a scale of 1:650,000. Translated by experienced British walkers from the German original. Published May 05. Limited availability.

Costa Brava: Catalunya East - Pyrenees to Barcelona

Costa Blanca - Denia, Calpe, Benidorm, Alcoy, Alicante, Torrevieja. 50 Walks, Rother Guide - For a long time the Costa Blanca has had a reputation for having the best chance of winter sun, the cheapest flights and the most reasonably priced accommodation. However, the 'white coast' has a lot more to offer than the simple beach holidays enjoyed by thousands of tourists every year. Not only the spectacular and varied mountains close to the coast, but also the marvellous spring blossom and warm autumn days have attracted walkers and climbers from all over Europe for decades. This walking guide provides a reliable companion for unforgettable days in spectacular natural environments - for short trips near to large holiday resorts, as well as more challenging summit ascents in the remote mountain countryside of Alicante province. Published Oct 13.

Inland Trips from the Costa Blanca,Derek Workman - Known for its sumptuous beaches and blue waters, few people venture far from the sunny Mediterranean shoreline of the Costa Blanca. But those who do can discover a delightful combination of rugged mountains and fertile valleys, pine forests and lakes, hilltop castles, historic architecture, and colourful characters. This fully revised and updated edition of "Inland Trips from the Costa Blanca" - packed with twenty-two excursions - now covers the whole province of Valencia, from the majestic mountains of the Maestrazgo to the castles of Alicante. It also provides practical advice on what to see, places to stay and where to eat in order to get the very best from your trip to this fabulous destination. Published Nov 06

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