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Discover the freedom of open roads while touring Europe with Lonely Planet Europe’s Best Trips, your passport to up-to-date advice. Featuring 40 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures, you can discover Italy following our Grand Tour or wind your way along Ireland’s Ring of Kerry, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to Europe, rent a car, and hit the road!
Inside Lonely Planet Europe’s Best Trips:
Lavish colour and gorgeous photography throughout
Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests
Get around easily – over 130 easy-to-read, full-colour route maps, detailed directions
Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Useful features - including Driving Problem Buster, Detours, and Link Your Trip
Covers Italy, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Europe’s Best Trips is perfect for exploring Europe via the road and discovering sights that are more accessible by car.
Planning a European trip sans a car? Lonely Planet Europe guide, our most comprehensive guide to Europe, is perfect for exploring both top sights and lesser-known gems.
Looking for a guide focused on a specific European country? Check out Lonely Planet Great Britain, France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Austria or Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all these countries have to offer.
There’s More in Store for You:
See more of Europe’s picturesque country sides and have a richer, more authentic experience by exploring Europe by car with Lonely Planet’s European Best Trips guides to Spain & Portugal, Germany, Austria & Switzerland, France, Ireland and Italy.
Also, check out Lonely Planet’s USA Best Trips guides to USA, California, New England, Southwest USA, New York & the Mid-Atlantic, Florida & the South, and The Pacific Northwest for more road trip inspiration.
Authors: Written and researched by Nicola Williams, Neil Wilson, Daniel Robinson, Brendan Sainsbury, Andy Symington, Ryan Van Berkmoes, Paula Hardy, Catherine Le Nevez, Sally O’Brien, Josephine Quintero, Marc Di Duca, Peter Dragicevich, Duncan Garwood, Anthony Ham, Oliver Berry, Stuart Butler, Kerry Christiani, Fionn Davenport, Belinda Dixon, Isabel Albiston and Lonely Planet.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.