9781566917247

Rick Steves' Germany and Austria 2006

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    9781566917247

  • ISBN10:

    1566917247

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/8/2006
  • Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
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Summary

Who but Rick Steves can tell travelers how to take the Do-It-Yourself Dresden Baroque Blitz Tour or the Short and Scenic Black Forest Joyride? With "Rick Steves' Germany and Austria 2006," travelers can experience Rick's favorite destinations in Munich, Bavaria, Baden-Baden, Rothenburg, W]rzberg, Frankfurt, the Rhine Valley, Kvln, N]rnberg, Dresden, Berlin, Vienna, the Danube Valley, Salzburg, Hallstatt, Innsbruck, and Hall economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, "Rick Steves' Germany and Austria 2006" includes opinionated coverage of both famous and lesser-known sights; friendly places to eat and sleep; suggested day plans; walking tours and trip itineraries; clear instructions for smooth travel anywhere by car, train, or foot; and Rick's newest "back door" discoveries. America's #1 authority on travel to Europe, Rick's time-tested recommendations for safe and enjoyable travel in Europe have been used by millions of Americans in search of their own unique European travel experience.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Planningp. 3
Resourcesp. 8
Practicalitiesp. 12
Moneyp. 12
Transportationp. 16
Communicatingp. 24
Sleepingp. 27
Eatingp. 30
Traveling as a Temporary Localp. 32
Back Door Travel Philosophyp. 33
Germanyp. 35
Munichp. 40
Bavaria and Tirolp. 91
Fussenp. 94
Reuttep. 109
Baden-Baden and the Black Forestp. 121
Baden-Badenp. 123
Freiburgp. 135
Staufenp. 141
Black Forestp. 143
Rothenburg and the Romantic Roadp. 146
Rothenburgp. 147
Romantic Roadp. 173
Wurzburgp. 178
Frankfurtp. 191
Rhine Valleyp. 208
The Rhinep. 209
Bacharachp. 224
St. Goarp. 233
Mosel Valleyp. 244
Cochemp. 247
Burg Eltzp. 251
Beilsteinp. 254
Zellp. 258
Trierp. 260
Koln and the Unromantic Rhinep. 273
Kolnp. 273
The Unromantic Rhinep. 287
Nurnbergp. 289
Dresdenp. 311
Gorlitzp. 334
Berlinp. 348
Austriap. 413
Viennap. 417
Danube Valleyp. 491
Melkp. 493
Mauthausen Concentration Campp. 501
Salzburgp. 504
Hallstatt and the Salzkammergutp. 542
Innsbruck and Hallp. 556
Innsbruckp. 556
Hallp. 565
German and Austrian Historyp. 570
Appendixp. 585
Let's Talk Telephonesp. 585
European Calling Chartp. 586
U.S. Embassiesp. 588
Festivals and Public Holidaysp. 588
World Cup 2006 Match Schedulep. 590
Climatep. 591
Numbers and Stumblersp. 591
Temperature Conversionp. 592
Metric Conversionp. 592
German Survival Phrasesp. 593
Making Your Hotel Reservationp. 595
Indexp. 597
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