A revised and updated edition of the most unique and luxurious European getaways, each featured with color images, directions, pricing, and contact information, as well as great literary suggestions for each destination. Selected for their breathtaking locations, refined service, and beautiful design, each of these havens offers the ideal style and the serenity to recharge your batteries.
This revised and updated edition brings you a discerning selection of the most unique hotels and guesthouses across Europe. Selected for their breathtaking locations, refined service, and beautiful design, each of these havens offers the surroundings of style and the serenity in which everyday life can melt away. The book combines gorgeous color photographs with directions, pricing, and contact information. Since literature is a requisite part of any truly relaxing escape, we also include an inspiring reading list for each destination. From a lighthouse in Wales to the ultimate Grecian island getaway, discover hotels to enliven your senses, recharge your batteries, and refresh your perspective.
Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN from 1987 to 2010, she has published numerous titles on art, architecture, photography, design, travel, and lifestyle.
Shelley-Maree Cassidy is a writer and marketing specialist who has written two books on hotels around the world and has contributed travel articles to magazines and journals. Her particular interest in hotels stems from her family background - as her great-grandparents owned several of the first hotels in New Zealand, where she lives.