Item description for Time Out Seville and Andalucia (Time Out Guides) by Time Out...
This guide provides extensive coverage of Andaluca's stunning architectural and cultural heritage, with information on the region's many festivals, from centuries-old Semana Santa to the electronic mayhem of Creamfields Andaluca. Side trips explore the region's gorgeous coastline as well as lesser-known provinces like Jan, Almeria, and Huelva. Up-to-the-minute reviews detailing the best places to stay, eat, shop, and party in Seville and other major cities, including Cordoba and Granada, make Time Out Seville and Andaluca a great resource for travelers.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 5.04" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.79 lbs.
Release Date Dec 29, 2006
Publisher Time Out
ISBN 1904978681 ISBN13 9781904978688
Reviews - What do customers think about Time Out Seville and Andalucia (Time Out Guides)?
Not A Great Time Out Guide Apr 7, 2008
I've had good luck with the Time Out guide series- London, Amsterdam, Berlin- it's always been there for me. On my recent trip to Andalucia, I was unaware that this particular Time Out guide existed until I saw it at Heathrow airport, so of course I snatched it up. And... well- it was pretty dissappointing. Wife and I still referred to three times as often as we did our Fodor's (let alone the near useless Michelin guide to Spain) but I just felt like it was more of a "miss" then a "hit." Perhaps that's just a reflection of the fact that southern spain is not the hip n' happening local that Time Out excels at covering...
One main example came in Granada, where we found this totally cool student bar- Bar Liberia, where they specialized in playing jazz and soul records & where the beers were literally cheaper then anywhere else in the city. Also, the bar had been there for 25 years and yet- not in the Time Out guide.
Another example came on our visit to the Alhambra- which is- I might ad- the number one tourist attraction in Spain. We had purchased our tickets in advance via the internet. Time Out told us to get there super early to wait in line to pick up our tickets, so we went way early only to find out that they had ticket dispensing kiosk's for pre purchased tickets- no waiting necessa