Your holiday starts the moment you open the guide..."The best guide available. Packed to the brim with colour photos, maps and essential information." - Amazon Reader review. If you think Dublin is all that Ireland has to offer, this guide will put you right in no time. While the Irish capital is justly famed for its pubs, theatre and Georgian architecture, the charming provincial towns and spectacular scenery described and illustrated here are not to be missed. Northern Ireland, too, has more than the Giant's Causeway; there are some fine stately homes to visit plus Belfast, which has been undergoing a cultural rejuvenation.The many flavours of Ireland are celebrated region by region with cutaways and floor-plans of all the major sights, full-colour detailed maps, scenic walks and thematic tours. This fully updated and expanded edition will steer you to the best pubs, restaurants, shops and hotels to ensure a perfect visit. The book is the winner of the "Guardian & Observer" 'Best Guide Books' Award and "Wanderlust Magazine" Silver Award for 'Top Guidebook'.