The highly successful Globetrotter Travel Series, which includes Travel Packs, Guides, Maps and Road Atlases, features more than 80 destinations worldwide. The Packs are excellent value, including both a guidebook and a softcover version of the fold-out Globetrotter map of the area, in a printed plastic wallet. The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Gran Canaria has to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to Gran Canaria by concisely highlighting the island's 'must see' areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar island is compacted into useful and practical 'At-a-Glance' sections at the end of each chapter.
The fold-out map of Gran canaria is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main map of Gran Canaria, which highlights scenic routes, it features 2 detailed area maps and 3 town plans.
Table of Contents
Las Palmas de Grand Canaria *The North *The Arid East *The South *The West *The Central Highlands
After an academic career, Rowland Mead has been a full-time writer for over a decade. He writes on wildlife and travel topics, specializing in the Spanish-speaking countries. His latest books include the Globetrotter Guide to Iceland, Globetrotter Guide to Costa Rica and two volumes on English Cathedral Cities.