Arranged into must-see highlights, with each chapter concluding with 'At-a-glance' practical details. There are colour photographs throughout. The guide itself is serviceable if unspectacular, but is boosted considerably by the excellent pull-out map.
A colourful pocket guide suited to a short Lisbon break, designed to keep you busy night and day, with local knowledge contributing to some excellent recommendations. Rudimentary maps cover the basics.
An up-to-date and in-depth guide, this is one of the best for those who really want to explore the city and learn more about Barcelona's history and culture. Ideal for budget travellers, but does include a good range of accommodation across the board.
Colourful, glossy, well-produced sightseeing companion, packed with information and supported by knowledgeable writing. Illustrations and photographs abound. Other practical travel details are relegated to the back pages.
A self-conscious pocket guide that claims to approach the city holistically rather than as a list of highlights. Certainly it unveils some interesting lesser-known spots, and the pull-out map is first-rate, but some may find the tone of the writing somewhat hard to swallow.
Michelin turn their highly-tuned eye to northern Italy to present a short guide, suitable for a weekend or so, detailing the best sites, and of course the best places to eat and sleep, with detailed maps and a discerning palate.
In colourful style this slender guide whittles the region down to its 10 finest museums, restaurants, hotels for every budget, wines, boutiques, excursions, villas and so on. Includes an excellent pull-out map.
A lavishly presented, full-colour sightseeing companion that also offers hotel and restaurant listings along with general travel info and decent maps. Coverage of museums and architecture is particularly excellent.