CITY GUIDES

CITY GUIDES

City

These are our most comprehensive, in-depth city guides, designed for visits lasting from a couple of days up to one week or more. Packed with extensive coverage, reviews, well-kept secrets, hidden gems and much more, they’re invaluable before and during your trip.

Pocket

Ideal for short breaks and weekends. These small, handy guides are concise, colourful and easy to use, getting you to the heart of a city with expert advice, neighbourhood chapters, top sights, walking tours and day planners.

Best of / Discover

These are shorter, more concise guidebooks compared to our City series. More visually stimulating, they focus on the top sights and most authentic experiences. Perfect if you don’t need accommodation recommendations, they’re packed with expert knowledge, local secrets and carefully crafted itineraries, as well as the most relevant and up-to-date advice.

Make My Day

Fun and interactive, these flipbooks are perfect if you like to ditch pre-planning in favour of impromptu, on-the-go decision making to create your perfect day. Their unique format allows you to mix and match ideas for morning, afternoon and evening.

Maps

Our durable and waterproof City maps come in an easy-fold design held inside a handy slipcase. Detailed and easy-to-read, they’re printed in full colour to make travelling and trip planning a breeze. Made for the urban explorer, each map is packed with top sights, expert advice, a transport map and a useful street index.

Accessible

Our Accessible Travel Online Resources PDF is the world’s largest list of online resources for accessible travel and features city information from national and local governments and tourism bodies, as well as personal accounts from travellers with disabilities, and dozens of specialist accessible travel agents.

COUNTRY / REGION GUIDES

COUNTRY / REGION GUIDES

Country

Packed with detailed pre-planning information, amazing experiences, inspirational images, city walks and the best local knowledge, these are our most comprehensive country guides, designed to immerse you in a culture, discover the best sights and get off the beaten track.

Best Of / Discover

These are shorter, more concise guidebooks compared to our Country series. More visually stimulating, they focus on the top sights and most authentic experiences. Perfect if you don’t need accommodation recommendations, they’re packed with expert knowledge, local secrets and carefully crafted itineraries, as well as the most relevant and up-to-date advice.

Regional

Heading to a popular region within a country? These guides provide the extra depth and detail you need. Following the same format and style as our Country and Multi-country guides, they help you get under the area’s skin to discover its defining characteristics, like its cuisine, markets, culture and festivals.

Multi-country

Similar in style and format to our Country and Regional guidebooks, this series helps you focus on two or three neighbouring countries. Extensive pre-planning sections and in-depth coverage are combined with information and listings on history, culture, food, drink, shopping, nightlife and more.

On a Shoestring

Planning a big trip? On a Shoestring guidebooks are created with the budget- and value-conscious traveller in mind. Covering entire continents or very large regions, they’re chock-full of amazing sights and experiences, savvy tips and recommendations. The original Lonely Planet guidebook.

Maps

Whether you’re exploring a country or an entire continent, our durable and waterproof Planning maps come in an easy-fold design held inside a handy slipcase. Detailed and easy-to-read, they’re printed in full colour to make travelling and trip planning a breeze. Country-focused, these show a whole nation at a glance, as well as its top regional sights and themed highlights

Accessible

Our Accessible Travel Online Resources PDF is the world’s largest list of online resources for accessible travel and features country-by-country information from national and local governments and tourism bodies, as well as personal accounts from travellers with disabilities, and dozens of specialist accessible travel agents.

TRIPS & HIKING GUIDES

TRIPS & HIKING GUIDES

Best Trips

Want to explore a whole country or large region like California or Europe by car? This is the book for you. Jam-packed with lots of amazing road trips, from two-day escapes to week-long adventures, these guidebooks will ensure you get the most out of every place you drive through.

Road Trips

These guidebooks are suited to travellers who want to explore the best of an area by car. They concentrate on just a handful of road trips, with more space given to destinations you’ll visit along the way, their top sights, activities and tours, and where to sleep, eat and drink.

National Parks & Hiking

Whether you’re a keen hiker or a beginner, passionate about exploring national parks or perhaps visiting your first, these two series will help you explore some of the world’s most spectacular areas of natural beauty. And if you’re planning on hiking in Nepal, look no further than Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya for understanding and experiencing these mountains and the people who call them home.

PHRASEBOOKS

PHRASEBOOKS

Phrasebook & Dictionary

Made for travellers who want to interact with locals in a huge variety of situations and immerse themselves in a particular culture.

Fast Talk

Shorter and more concise than our Phrasebook & dictionary series, these provide the essential words and phrases for a weekend or short trip away.

Phrasebook and Audio CD

This package contains our full Phrasebook & Dictionary plus an audio CD with 375 key phrases that can be downloaded and played on portable media devices.

REFERENCE & INSPIRATION

REFERENCE & INSPIRATION

Coffee Table & Reference

Our beautiful pictorial hardbacks, coffee table books and gift titles showcase the very best of our planet, bringing its rich diversity to life with stunning photos, inspiring destinations and activities, and engaging first-hand accounts, to help challenge your perception of travel and inspire great adventures around the world.

Food & Recipes

Underpinned by our unrivalled destination knowledge, Lonely Planet Food is all about bringing you the world’s tastiest experiences and most authentic local recipes. From street food stalls to local bistros, cutting-edge kitchens to craft beer breweries, we invite you to discover the world’s top gastronomic destinations and introduce new flavours into your kitchen.

Travel Writing

Join famous faces from the world of literature, travel and food, plus Lonely Planet staff, as they tell original stories and share their most remarkable, poignant and memorable travel experiences. These gripping, funny and insightful books are a glorious celebrations of the power of storytelling and the real-life adventures that are just as thrilling.

Tips and advice

In need of a little travel inspiration? Want to get into volunteering? Maybe you’d like help taking better holiday snaps? This is where you’ll find expert help, advice and ideas for not only creating unforgettable trips but making the most of your time when you’re away.

KIDS

KIDS

Come explore! Let’s start an adventure. Our growing range of children’s books combines astonishing facts, quirky humour, beautiful illustrations and amazing photography to inspire kids to be curious and discover more about our planet.From a create-your-own zoo sticker book and interactive Dinosaur Atlas, to First Words language guides and activities for the car and trips away, these books are both fun and educational for children and the whole family.

  • City Trails reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won’t find elsewhere
  • Let’s Explore are packed with puzzles, stickers, colouring pages and loads of fascinating info
  • Not For Parents keep kids entertained with unique and surprising factoids about a region
  • Adventures In Places are topical activity books with stickers, engaging games, and quizzes
  • Unfolding Journeys are pull-out wall friezes full of interesting wonders and details
EBOOKS & DIGITAL CHAPTERS

EBOOKS & DIGITAL CHAPTERS

If you want to travel extra light, our guidebooks are also available as ebooks. You can choose from complete books or individual chapters – and download them onto any device you like, from smartphone and iPad to Kindle, Android and Kobos. Save, print and transfer the content you need.

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