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10 books about Spain
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Rick Steves Spain 2020 (Rick Steves Travel Guide) by Rick Steves
This book was published 2 years ago by Rick Steves and takes approximately 34.9 hours to read.
Walk the Camino de Santiago, run with the bulls in Pamplona, or relax on Barcelona's beaches: experience Spain with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Spain 2020 you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to Spain Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from El Escorial and the great mosque of Córdoba to medieval bars serving house-made madroño liqueur How to connect with local culture: Enjoy a flamenco show in Madrid, chat with fans about the latest fútbol match, or meander down winding streets in search of the best tapas Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a glass of sangria Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Vital trip-planning tools, like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place Detailed maps, plus a fold-out map for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, Spanish phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Annually updated information on Barcelona, Basque Country, Bilbao, Santiago de Compostela, León, Salamanca, Madrid, El Escorial, the Valley of the Fallen, Segovia, Toledo, Granada, Sevilla, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain's Southern Coast, Gibraltar, Morocco, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Spain 2020. Planning a one- to two-week trip? Check out Rick Steves Best of Spain.
Grape, Olive, Pig: Deep Travels Through Spain's Food Culture by Matt Goulding
Category: Cooking Education & Reference
This book was published 5 years ago by Harper Wave/Anthony Bourdain and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.
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Imperial Spain: 1469-1716 by J. H. Elliott
This book was published 19 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 14.9 hours to read.
The story of Spain's rise to greatness from its humble beginnings as one of the poorest and most marginal of European countries is a remarkable and dramatic one. With the marriage of Ferdinand & Isabella, the final expulsion of the Moslems and the discovery of America, Spain took on a seemingly unstoppable dynamism that made it into the world's first global power. This amazing success however created many powerful enemies and Elliott's famous book charts the dramatic fall of Habsburg Spain with the same elan as it charts the rise.
Isabella: The Warrior Queen by Kirstin Downey
Category: United States
This book was published 6 years ago by Anchor and takes approximately 18.7 hours to read.
Drawing on new scholarship, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Woman Behind the New Deal presents a biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus' journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition and became one of the most influential female rulers in history. Simultaneous.
Only in Spain: A Foot-Stomping, Firecracker of a Memoir about Food, Flamenco, and Falling in Love by Nellie Bennett
This book was published 7 years ago by Sourcebooks and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
Shares the author's experiences after leaving her retail job in Australia to travel to Spain and learn flamenco dance, detailing her lessons in Seville, and her eventual move to Madrid.
Frommer's Spain (Complete Guides) by Peter Barron
This book was published 2 years ago by FrommerMedia and takes approximately 21.3 hours to read.
Frommer's Complete Guides are packed with dazzling photos and detailed, opinionated and honest reviews, giving you the low-down on what's worth your trip and what's not. The destinations are broken down into easy to navigate sections and include a full size pull out map to help you plan the perfect trip.
The Great Book of Spain: Interesting Stories, Spanish History & Random Facts About Spain (History & Fun Facts) by Bill O'Neill
Category: Trivia & Fun Facts
This book was published last year by LAK Publishing and takes approximately 6.3 hours to read.
A fun and interesting book about Spain. It comes packed with fun and juicy trivia, fun facts and interesting stories about the great country of Spain.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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