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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.
Rough Guide to Mallorca ~ Phil Lee
The new-look, full colour Rough Guide to Mallorca & Menorca goes beyond the sun, booze and high-rise hotels to reveal the surprising delights of these Balearic islands. Away from the handful of mega-resorts, discover the bustle of Mallorca's capital, Palma, the craggy mountains and medieval monasteries of the north coast, and the charming towns of the central plain.
Menorca, lying to the east, boasts an interior of rolling fields and wooded ravines in between its capital Maó, and the beautifully preserved town of Ciutadella, while a chain of conservation areas protect the pristine coves and beaches that are Menorca's real treasures. Stunning photos, suggested itineraries, day hike routes, colour-coded maps, trustworthy reviews and top five boxes, not to mention all the practical information you need, will help you enjoy the very best of both these islands.
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Mallorca & Menorca.
Rough Guides; 6 edition (1 May 2013)
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Mallorca, Menorca & Ibiza will lead you straight to the best attractions the Balearic Islands have on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps, discover the three main Balearic Islands; from lively beaches and rocky coastlines to lush subtropical interiors.
Dorling Kindersley (1 Mar 2012)
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.
You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage, and you can rely on us to tell it like we see it.
Lonely Planet Publications; 2nd edition edition (13 Jan 2012)
Mallorca Step By Step ~ Tara Stevens
Step by Step Mallorca is a brand new guide to this stunning Balearic island, revealed through a selection of walks and tours, complemented by beautiful colour pictures, an authoritative narrative voice, and a wealth of practical information, all in a compact package.
Insight (4 Jan 2012)
From the towering height of Palma's gothic cathedral to the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean below, the Berlitz Pocket Guide to Mallorca provides all the information you need to enjoy this beautiful island. Clear colour-coded sections enable you to locate the information you need easily and full colour fold-out maps provide instant orientation wherever you are.
Berlitz Travel; 3 edition (6 Jan 2011)
"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)
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)