Wednesday, 24 April 2019

10 NEW Lonely Planet travel guides for April

Where are you heading on your adventures this summer? Not decided yet? Well, why not check out these 10 brand new Lonely Planet travel guides out this April to give you some ideas.

1. The Big Trip

So, you want to experience the ultimate overseas adventure?

Whether you’re a gap year student or young traveller, taking a sabbatical or career break, a parent or guardian wanting to travel with your children, or in retirement and looking for your next adventure – The Big Trip is for you.


2. Croatia 

If your Mediterranean fantasies feature balmy days by sapphire waters in the shade of ancient walled towns, Croatia is the place to turn them into reality. 

Take the cable car up Mt Srđ for a view over majestic Dubrovnik, traverse the exquisite watery world of Plitvice Lakes National Park, sample the best of regional food in Istria.

Coverage includes: Zagreb, Inland Croatia, Istria, Kvarner, Northern Dal-matia, Split, Central Dalmatia, Dubrovnik, Southern Dalmatia and more

3. Experience France

Inside Lonely Planet’s Experience France you’ll travel through vibrant cities, rural villages, majestic mountains and swanky chateaux, discovering the secrets to French style, embarking on your own study of wines and cheeses and immersing yourself in history, art and all things la belle France.






Scotland has many treasures crammed into its compact territory – big skies, ancient architec-ture, spectacular wildlife, superb seafood and hospitable, down-to-earth people.

Sip the water of life, whisky, in an ancient pub, trace the trails of the clanspeople fleeing Glen Coe, or play a round in St Andrew's, golf's spiritual home.

Coverage Includes: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Highlands & Islands, Inverness & the Central Highlands, Orkney & Shetland and more


This green and pleasant land, this sceptred isle, this crucible of empire and pioneer of parliamentary democracy: England is eccentric, exhilarating and endlessly intriguing.

Puzzle the mysteries of Stonehenge, wander Oxford’s ancient cobbled lanes, or drink in the gorgeous view from a Lake District peak.

Coverage includes:London, Canterbury, Southeast England, Oxford, the Cotswolds, Bath, Bristol, Southwest England, Cambridge, Birmingham, Yorkshire, Manchester, Liverpool, Peak District, The Lake District, Newcastle, Northeast England and more


6. Experience Spain

Inside Lonely Planet’s Experience Spain you’ll travel through buzzing cities, rural villages, rugged mountains and blissful beaches, discovering the secrets of Barcelona and Madrid’s nightlife, eating your way through the streets on a delectable tapas tour, and finding your new favourite hike, festival and siesta spot.



Bruges canals, Antwerp fashion, Luxembourg bubbles, Trappist beers, chocolate and chips, belfries and castles, crazy carnivals… These two small countries certainly punch above their weight.

Escape the crowds in Bruges’ majestic art collections, walk on 12th century cobbles in Brus-sels’ Grand Place; conduct your own countrywide chocolate and beer survey.

Coverage includes:Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Northwest Belgium, Antwerp & Northeast Belgium, Wallonia, Luxembourg and more

8. Pocket Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast

Walk historic Dubrovnik’s mighty walls, catch the cable car up Mount Srd for breathtaking views, and explore the islands and beaches of the Dalmatian Coast

9. USA's National Parks travel guide

Crane your neck at giant rock formations in Yosemite, test your nerves on the astounding Go-ing-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, watch the sunset over the Grand Canyon


10. Pocket Edinburgh

Take in the views and the history from Edinburgh Castle, go whisky tasting, visit the Queen’s official residence, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and stroll the ordered elegance of New Town 

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