Who can resist the lure of the Mediterranean ? The brilliant hues of sun, sea and sand in the Ionians, sangria sipped under the stars in Barcelona or the gastronomic delights of the Côte d'Azur. Sample the Mediterranean lifestyle with this inspirational guide to southern Europe. Plan your route - compelling highlights, itineraries and over 120 easy-to-use maps. Wine & dine - the best places to eat and drink from trendy tapas bars in Madrid to tavernas in Athens.
Live it up - dominate the dance floor or secure tickets to an outdoor opera with detailed listings of entertainment options from clubs to high culture. Break the ice - our Language chapter helps you to mingle with the locals. Get out there - whether you want to wander the walled cities of Croatia or explore Roman ruins in Cyprus, our comprehensive coverage has it covered.