Cool Hotels Best of Europe (Photography) - 383279235X
ISBN: 978-3-8327-9235-0 Format: 25 x 32 cm 650 color photographs Text in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian Hardcover The diversity among...... more
ISBN: 978-3-8327-9235-0 Format: 25 x 32 cm 650 color photographs Text in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian Hardcover The diversity among Europe's cultures is reflected nowhere better than in the way the contingent's top hotels are presented. Whether the glamorous luxury of legendary grand hotels that have been rejuvenated by contemporary interiors or the avant-garde hotels designed by international star architects, they are in themselves worth a sojourn. This magnificent volume shows the 94 best hotels from Moscow to Lisbon on 396 pages, and how each so uniquely combines excellent service with distinctive style. With designs that intrigue and amuse, these accommodations highlight the absolute best in groundbreaking architecture and design. Stunning photographs showcase bold use of materials, innovative artworks, hip furnishings as well as creative color combinations. Each hotel is a true microcosm of the cutting edge aesthetic. The fantastic pictures, accompanying texts and useful information perfectly prepare you for your next holiday, short vacation or business trip. Indispensable information and inspiration for the hip traveler A valuable, extensively illustrated reference for design lovers and professionals alike.
Advantages: Breathtakingly beautiful. Disadvantages: The road is not one for the feint of heart
...what I have seen, the most spectacular road in Europe.
Tha Amalfi Coast ( la Costiera Amalfitana) in Campania, is on the Sorrento peninsula south of the Bay of Naples, it runs for 50 kilometres from Positano in the west to Vietri Sul Mare in the east. Positano itself is an utterly charming little seaside town with its cafes, fish restaurants, leather shops and rocky beach - look up the mountain...
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Advantages: Spectacular coastline, with attractive towns and good walking Disadvantages: A tourist trap, albeit a superior one
...Updating my review of Inntravel, as I have just done, reminds me of the Amalfi Coast. Or, more specifically, of a walking holiday that my wife and I took there a few years ago, organised by that company, which may serve as an example both of their holidays and of the attractions of the area itself. It is not a destination we would normally have chosen for walking, an activity best enjoyed in...
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Advantages: Fantastic sea and mountain views. Disadvantages: You need nerves of steel to drive here!
...Scenic drive along the Amalfi coast.
The drive along the Amalfi coast is perhaps one of the most stunning drives in the world driving along roads built into the sides of the cliffs that drop steeply into the sea hundreds of feet below you. It is certainly not a drive for those who are fainthearted as the drive involves hairpin bends twisting and turning along the coast road.