Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher
Discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet’s vibrant and enticing Best Trips series. To help you choose your perfect European adventure, our FREE SAMPLER ‘Europe’s Best Trips: 3 Amazing Road Trips’ features three of our all-time favourite excursions, taken directly from our European Best Trips guides – one each for Italy’s Best Trips, France’s Best Trips and Ireland’s Best Trips. These ‘classic trips’ will give you a taste of the best iconic sights, awe-inspiring beauty, hidden gems, top activities and unique experiences that await you around the bend on each of the featured routes. So get yourself to Europe, jump in the car, cue up your driving playlist and hit the road.
Inside Europe’s Best Trips: 3 Amazing Road Trips (A Sampler):
Get inspired with highlights, expert recommendations, and gorgeous photos to help you choose your ideal trip Discover even more with detours, local secrets, walking routes, and ways to link your road trips Get around easily with colour maps, detailed directions, and practical tips PLUS planning advice to help you pick the right route
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)
Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail Seamlessly flip between pages Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links Add notes with the tap of a finger to personalise your guidebook experience Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms
Tuscan Wine Tour: Florence to Montepulciano: 4 days (Excerpted from Italy’s Best Trips)
Includes intoxicating scenery, acclaimed restaurants, exquisite wine tasting, quiet back roads, wooded hills, immaculate vineyards, family-owned wine estates, and captivating Renaissance hilltop towns. Essential France: Paris to Gorges du Verdon: 2 weeks (Excerpted from France’s Best Trips)
Includes the English Channel and the Mediterranean, the château of Versailles, the abbey of Mont St-Michel, the summit of Mont Blanc and the beaches of the French Riviera. Ring of Kerry: Killarney and back: 4 days (Excerpted from Ireland’s Best Trips)
Includes jaw-dropping scenery, soaring mountains, pristine beaches, the island-dotted Atlantic, medieval ruins, loughs (lakes), serene detours to the Skellig Ring and the Cromane Peninsula, and starkly beautiful rugged coastline.
There’s More in Store for You:
Once you decide which country you want to road-trip through, check out the related Best Trip guide for additional itineraries, detailed recommendations and planning advice. In each guide, we’ve selected around 30 of the country’s very best routes, from two-day escapes to week-long adventures, and served up tons of expert advice and inspirational suggestions. Also check out our US Best Trips series and our FREE SAMPLER ‘USA’s Best Trips: 3 Amazing Road Trips’ (which includes sample trips from California’s Best Trips, The Pacific Northwest’s Best Trips and New England’s Best Trips) for more road trip inspiration. Hit the road now!
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet
TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category