Berlitz: Spain Pocket Guide by Berlitz

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This absolutely revised and up to date Berlitz Pocket advisor is jam-packed with the entire info you must take pleasure in Spain, in a really pocketable structure. areas to move and unmissable sights are explored inside easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, so that you can find the knowledge you wish at a look. The country's best 10 sights are pointed out on a devoted double-page unfold that will help you plan your journey and confirm that you simply see the superior attractions, components of typical good looks and extra. the new function an ideal journey deals best concepts for a really heavenly day trip exploring Spain's so much memorable areas and linking the foremost points of interest jointly. not just does the advisor supply in-depth info yet there are full-colour images all through delivering a hugely visible advent to this wonderful vacation spot. complete color fold-out maps also are integrated to supply rapid orientation anyplace you're. A concise background bankruptcy and the convenient cultural suggestions all through mix to provide you a deeper realizing of the country's historical past. The the place to head part information Spain's must-see points of interest, landmarks and museums, while What To Do covers the easiest of Spain's buying, actions, leisure and activities, in addition to principles for kids. The consuming Out bankruptcy recommends Spain's neighborhood specialities, and the great trip assistance part offers an A-Z precis of the entire professional useful suggestion you will want, together with trustworthy options of motels and eating places to fit all budgets, in addition to details on weather, wellbeing and fitness, shipping, forex and lots more and plenty extra. Small in dimension yet titanic on content material, this advisor might help you get to the guts of this really fascinating nation and all it has to supply.

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Fares are calculated according to distance (and speed of train), with a one-way (jednoduchá) ticket on a fast train from Prague to Brno, a journey of 255km, costing around 300Kč (£10/$15); return fares (zpateční) are slightly less than double and two or more people travelling together get a discount (sleva pro skupiny). Note that up to two children aged 5 and under travel for free, any extra kids and those aged from 6 to 15 travel half-price; those aged 15 to 25 can buy a summer-only Junior Pass (valid from June 21–Sept 20) for just 100Kč, entitling them to discounted fares.

Mid-Sept Prague – Pražský podzim (Prague Autumn Festival). Not quite as prestigious as the spring festival, but with plenty of top-drawer classical music performances held at the Rudolfinum. cz Sept–Oct Brno – Moravský podzim (Moravian Autumn). The city’s chief classical music festival, with a different theme each year. cz early Oct Plzeň – the Pilsner Fest is the town’s beery celebration of its status as the home of all lager. cz mid-Oct Prague – Pražský podzim (Prague Autumn Festival) is not quite as prestigious as the spring festival, but there’s still plenty of top-drawer performances of classical music held at the Rudolfinum.

Waiter-service is the norm, even in pubs, so sit tight and a beer should come your way. You may have to ask to see the menu (jídelní lístek) in pubs and some cafés to indicate that you wish to eat. When food arrives for your neighbours, it’s common courtesy to wish them bon appetit (dobrou chut). When you want to leave, simply say zaplatím, prosím (literally “I’ll pay, please”), and your tab will be totted up. A modest form of tipping exists in all establishments, generally done by rounding up the bill to the nearest few crowns, though beware that the waiters haven’t already done this for you.

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