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Books on Mallorca
Listed below are a selection of our favourite books on Mallorca. Most can be obtained via Amazon.co.uk - just click on the book title. Their service is excellent and we recommend them highly.
Mallorca (Lonely Planet Country & Regional Guides) ~ Anthony Ham
Two expert authors, over 650 hours of island research, 32 detailed maps plus a full-colour section helps you to plan your route of cultural and scenic highs.
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Lonely Planet Publications; 2nd edition edition (13 Jan 2012)
Rough Guide to Mallorca ~ Phil Lee
"The Rough Guide to Mallorca and Menorca" is your ultimate travel guide to two of the Mediterranean's most beautiful islands, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions.
Rough Guides; 5 edition (1 April 2010)
"Time Out" Mallorca and Menorca ~ Time Out Guides Ltd
Mallorca, and its smaller neighbor Menorca, may have been among Europe's most popular holiday hot spots for the past forty or so years, but the days when they were synonymous with boisterous, boozy package tours are well and truly over. True, you can still get sand, sea, sun, sombreros and sangria if that's what you're after, but Mallorca, in particular, has spectacularly and surprisingly re branded itself as one of the classiest holiday destinations on the Med. Nowhere will you find a greater concentration of stylish hotels - ranging from full-on metropolitan luxury to rustic farmhouse chic - and first-rate restaurants in every price bracket. Add in the island's stunning natural beauty, particularly in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains, the developed tourist infrastructure and the range of activities on offer and you have a unique destination that can satisfy just about any holiday demand you make.
Time Out Group Ltd; 3rd Revised edition edition - 288 pages (2 April 2009)
Frommer's the Balearics with Your Family ~ Alex Leith
Planning a family holiday can be a nightmare. Which restaurants will cook 'off the menu' to please small, fussy appetites? Which beaches have clean toilets and safe bathing? Does the campsite have a supervised toddlers pool? This is exactly the kind of specific information "Frommer's With Your Family" guides provide. This book is packed with essential 'on the ground advice on planning a holiday to please every member of the family. Each listed destination, activity and accommodation has been visited and tested - and only truly family friendly entries are featured. This book includes key features such as: full colour throughout; dozens of the most family friendly hotels and restaurants carefully selected, visited and reviewed; full of Top Tips, Best Bets, history, anecdotes, Fun Facts, bizarre stories and much more; and, all the practical information you need to make the most of your holiday, together with lots of insider tips. It is written by UK authors for UK families.
John Wiley & Sons Inc (23 April 2007) <br> 256 pages
The world's best-selling pocket guides have been fully revised and updated, featuring stunning new cover designs and freshly revised page layouts.
The guide also features extensive information on shopping and craft, local history and eating out, along with useful Spanish vocabulary for ordering food and drinks. Accommodation for all budgets is recommended, along with other practical travel tips. Beautiful colour photographs accompany the text throughout, making this guide a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.
Berlitz Publishing - 144 pages (7 Jan 2008)
This new expanded edition in the award-winning Eyewitness Travel Guide series shows the Balearic Islands at their best, from the popular beaches of Mallorca and Ibiza to the peace and quiet of Formentera. Visit the towns of Palma, Mao and Ibiza with the help of 3-D aerial maps and cutaways of historic buildings. With superb colour photographs, detailed maps and illustrations, the Eyewitness Travel Guide lists the best sights, beaches and festivals town by town. Full-colour maps, city plans, thematic tours and walks enable you to explore the islands beautiful countryside and national parks in depth and specially chosen restaurants, advice on local dishes, produce, and hotels will ensure you have a perfect holiday.
Dorling Kindersley - 216 pages - (1 Feb 2008)
Mallorca North and Mountains Tour and Trail Map (Tour & Trail Maps) ~ D.A. Brawn, R.C. Brawn
RECOMMENDED Fully updated 5th edition of our very popular Mallorca North & Mountains Tour & Trail Map. Updates include all the new walking routes, and revisions, from Walk! Mallorca North & Mountains 3rd edition by Charles Davis plus we have extended the map area westwards to include the new 'GR221 Mallorca's Long Distance Hiking Route' - see Charles Davis new GR221 book - along with a number of routes from Walk! Mallorca West guide book. Now a massive 1,040mm wide, over 20% bigger than the 4th edition it replaces. Whichever walking guide book you are using for this region this is the essential map. Printed on on specialist map paper.
Discovery Walking Guides Ltd - 5th Revised edition edition (30 Mar 2009)
Mallorca Insight Fleximap ~ 1:200,000
Insight Fleximap Mallorca includes 4 maps. The main map is a detailed map of the island (1:200 000), with all points of interest clearly marked. There is also a street map of Palma (1:14 000), plus maps of Cabrera Island off the southeast coast and an overview of the western Mediterranean.
In addition to the mapping, Fleximap Mallorca also includes a list - with descriptions and colour photographs - of 31 recommended sights, divided by theme and linked to the mapping by numbered markers.
The handy information section offers concise details on getting around, tourist offices, money, tipping, opening times, public holidays, telecommunications, emergency telephone numbers, and climate.
Insight; 3 edition (4 Jan 2012)
Mallorca (Rough Guide Map) ~ 1:80,000
Navigate your way through the spectacularly beautiful island of Mallorca with The Rough Guide Map Mallorca. Printed on waterproof, rip-proof paper, this fully updated map pin-points the best attractions Mallorca has to offer from the medieval, gothic, and modern sites of Palma to Mallorca's sandy beaches and breathtaking wilderness walks. Reliable and user-friendly, the Rough Guide Map to Mallorca boasts an A-Z street finder index with telephone numbers and prices for a number of restaurants. Shopping streets, pedestrian zones and major buildings are all edged in different colours to make them easier to find. The useful 'Time Map' charts the opening days and times of all the islands sights and the map's detailed transport information will help you make the most of the Mallorca's train and bus routes. Make the most of your time with the Rough Guide Map Mallorca!
Rough Guides;<br> 2 edition (2 Jan 2009)
A detailed, large-scale map showing extensive tourist and leisure information, places of interest, footpaths and hiking trails together with inset plans for the main towns on the island. Useful road information and classifications with distances, cycle routes together with beaches and water sports are featured along with national parks and nature reserves. The map is available in three or more language keys.
Automobile Association (Mar 2008)
Michelin Maps (1 Mar 2007)
Combines clear, detailed cartography with useful tourist information and attractive photographs. This map includes descriptions of over 25 places to visit, from the most popular to the less well-known, helpful tips on traffic regulations, emergency services and opening hours, and a town plan.
Berlitz Publishing <br>(20 May 2005)
Mallorca at 1:100,000 on a double-sided cycling map from Editorial Alpina printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper. Roads are classified according to density of traffic and six route profiles are included. The map is double-sided, dividing the island east-west with a small overlap.
Alpina Editorial SL (15 April 2010)