Baedeker is proud to welcome this brand new guide to Gran Canaria. At the heart of this full-colour and visually inspiring guide is a wealth of well-researched information and over 100 detailed recommendations, written by experts. From the magnificent beaches and diverse range of leisure activities to pretty mountain villages and mysterious cave formations, you will find all the sights and top attractions explored in an easy-to-read A-Z format. A superb 3D laminated illustration displays the island and its spectacular natural features in perspective. Clear and concise background texts explore Gran Canaria's fascinating history, covering everything from Mythology and its ancient inhabitants to conquest and the colonial period, not to mention more recent political developments. Special feature pages cover topics of particular interest that give a rare glimpse into everyday life on the island and throughout the guide you will also find answers to Gran Canaria's more intriguing questions such as 'How were the Canary Islands formed' and 'Where did the Guanches come from?'. A comprehensive 'Practicalities' chapter covers all the essential travel advice you need, including accommodation, transport, food and drink, health, shopping, money and useful insider tips for those travelling with children. It reveals where and when you can catch festivals and holidays and other cultural events throughout the year and also highlights where the most beautiful beaches can be found. There are plenty of 'Baedeker tips' alongside the relevant places and sights information, making this guide ideal for on-the-spot reference. The guide is accompanied by a large, fully indexed, pull-out map, along with 21 detailed maps and plans within the text that clearly pin-point the best places to stay and top venues to eat and drink en route. There are 5 recommended tours specially designed to ensure you see the very best of the island and its fabulous mountain scenery. All the top sights are clearly plotted along the way and journey lengths range from a few hours to an entire day so you can choose the route to suit you and the time you have to spare. All of this invaluable information is contained within a handy plastic wallet that allows you to keep the guide and map together whilst ensuring that both will survive in all weather. Baedeker - setting a new standard in 21st century travel guide publishing.
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