is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the region has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Catch a Westend show in London, explore Rome’s ancient sites, and take a slow boat along the Rhine; all with your trusted travel companion.
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What’s NEW in this edition?
Up-to-date information -
all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreakNEW top experiences feature
- a visually inspiring collection of Western Europe’s best experiences and where to have them Highlightsand itineraries
help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interestsEating & drinking in Western Europe
we reveal the dishes and drinks you have to try
maps and images throughoutInsider tips
to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsHonest reviews for all budgets
- eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks missCultural insights
give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, politicsOver 90 maps Covers
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our most comprehensive guide to Western Europe, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. About Lonely Planet:
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