Insight Guides
Insight Guides

Insight Guides’ books explore destinations in detail through stunning photography, engaging storytelling, in-depth features on culture, society and history, and handy maps.

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Insight Guides Pocket Guides

Insight Pocket Guides cover a destination through a series of walks and excursions. The destination's past and present are explained in a nutshell, the carefully devised routes link the highlights, and the excursions explore interesting places to see within easy reach of a central point. There are plenty of tips on what to buy, where to eat and where to stay out late, with hotel recommendations and essential practical information. The detailed pull-out map gives an overview of the tours and can also be used independently of the guide. 96-104 pages.

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Insight Guides Flexi Maps

Stylishly-designed, laminated maps, combining clear, up-to-date cartography with handy tourist information and selection of recommended sights, enhanced by stunning photography.

  • Slim-line, lightweight maps featuring all the primary areas of interest for a destination 

  • Extended selection of recommended sights and points of interest with descriptions, all with coordinates to the relevant grid on the mapping

  • Essential information, such as getting from the airport, getting around, money and emergency numbers, is featured 

  • Laminated finish is tough, weatherproof and can be written on using a non-permanent marker pen

  • Stylish design features several full-colour photos of the destination

  • Clever fold makes the maps easy to use - and put away

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Insight Guides Main Series

Inspirational, lavishly-illustrated travel guides to countries and regions that provide all you need for every step of your journey. With in-depth features on culture and history and stunning colour photography throughout, they are perfect for inspiration as well as a souvenir of your trip, while detailed places chapters and travel tips make it ideal for trip planning

  • The destination’s top ten attractions and editors’ choice of what to see and do at the beginning of each guide

  • Discover all about the destination’s history, landscapes, wildlife, people and culture, from the arts to sports

  • Practical travel information includes when to go, getting there, getting around, entry requirements, food and drink highlights, and everything you need to know on local culture

  • Colour-coded chapters travel around each city or region in a highly-readable descriptive style, featuring fascinating historical information as well as detailed information on points of interest, backed up by handy tips on what to look out for when you’re there

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with key sights marked up by number and corresponding to the places chapters

  • Beautiful, inspirational full-colour photography throughout brings the destination to life and makes the book a memorable souvenir of a trip

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide

Format: 152 x 228mm

Price: £14.99-£18.99 | $22.99-$26.99

Extent: 248–464 pages

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Insight Guides Travel Maps

Folded paper road maps featuring detailed cartography for practical on-the-road use, backed up by a large number of points of interest.

  • Ideal for route planning ahead of and while on a driving trip, with multiple attractions pinpointed

  • Practical distance indicators give distances to the nearest towns and other major attractions

  • Intermediate driving distances are marked on main roads

  • Legend is shown in eight languages

  • Easy to fold, with a striking design and inspirational imagery on the front

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Insight Guides Phrasebooks

Handy pocket-sized phrasebook to make travel abroad easy. Recognise signs, learn numbers and find the key words and phrases for getting around, eating out, leisure, social media, emergencies, business, and more 

  • Compact and lightweight with colour coding for quick reference 

  • Essential phrases cover your journey from your arrival in the airport or station to getting to your hotel, meeting or out and about

  • Simplified pronunciation and pronunciation guide make it easy to understand and be understood

  • Comprehensive bilingual dictionary so you’re never lost for words

  • Pocket-sized - easy to use - and carry with you

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Insight Guides Explore

Beautifully illustrated, practical pocket-sized travel guides to cities, regions and countries, based around a series of walking and driving tour and backed up by all the practical information you could need for every step of your journey

  • The best routes in the book for different interests and themes at the beginning of each title

  • Usable, highly practical guidance on walking, driving and touring in the destination, with all routes backed up by full-colour, in-depth maps

  • Find out where to stop for refreshments along the way, plus find restaurant, accommodation and nightlife listings in the Directory

  • Practical travel information includes when to go, getting there, getting around, entry requirements, local language, health guidance and much more

  • Each route features insights into local history and culture, with quirky tips to help you get the best out of the destination

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with key sights and refreshment stops marked up by number and corresponding to the routes

  • Beautiful, inspirational full-colour photography throughout brings the destination to life and makes the book a memorable souvenir of a trip

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide

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Insight Guides City Guides

Inspirational, lavishly-illustrated travel guides to the world’s best cities that provide all you need for every step of your journey. With in-depth features on culture and history and stunning colour photography throughout, they are perfect for inspiration as well as a souvenir of your trip, while detailed places chapters and travel tips make it ideal for trip planning

  • The destination’s top ten attractions and editors’ choice of what to see and do at the beginning of each guide

  • In-depth information aboutt the city’s history, people and culture, from the arts to activities and unique aspects of life there

  • Practical travel information includes when to go, getting there, getting around, entry requirements, food and drink highlights, and everything you need to know on local culture

  • Colour-coded chapters on each city area, featuring fascinating historical information as well as detailed information on points of interest, backed up by handy tips on what to look out for when you’re there

  • Excursions to popular day trip spots from the city are covered, with information on what to see and how to get there

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with key sights marked up by number and corresponding to the places chapters

  • Beautiful, inspirational full-colour photography throughout brings the city to life and makes the book a memorable souvenir of a trip

  • Printed on coated paper to show off the illustrations to their best effect

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide

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Insight Guides Great Breaks

Pocket-sized, practical travel guides to popular UK cities for domestic travellers seeking local highlights, history, activities and practical tips, plus helpful listings and area-by-area mapping. 

  • The top ten destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded chapters focus on walking and driving routes in a highly-readable descriptive style, featuring historical information and tips on what to look out for

  • Practical travel information including getting there, getting around by public transport, accommodation, detailed food and drink information, and sports and activities in the region

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with key sights marked up by number

  • Insights on history, culture and green activities throughout

  • Beautiful, inspirational full-colour photography throughout brings the destination to life

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide