Two hundred years after the battle, the area around Waterloo is a lovely landscape of rolling farmland containing dozens of key sites, memorials and monuments to discover. But the Waterloo region offers far more than just a battlefi eld. A wealth of sights beckons the curious tourist, including the historic town of Nivelles with its towering Collegiate Church of Saint Gertrude, the exhilarating Walibi theme park at Wavre and the profoundly tranquil ruins of the Abbaye de Villers. Bradt's Waterloo & Beyond, written by Belgium expert Antony Mason, gives practical advice from the best hotel and restaurant choices to festivals and events throughout the year. This unique tourist guidebook provides everything you'll need to get the very most from your visit.Vom Verlag:
Two centuries have passed since the Battle of Waterloo, but its pivotal significance in European history remains unchallenged. This guide provides the keys to reading the battlefield landscape, and enjoying the wider charms of its corner of Belgium.
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Buchbeschreibung Bradt Travel Guides Mrz 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 216x134x7 mm. Neuware - Waterloo and Beyond Travel Guide - Travel information and tourist tips including Battle of Waterloo history, museums, battlefield sites and practical visitor advice. Also featuring what to see and do in Belgium, transportation, hotels and restaurants, Napoleon, Duke of Wellington, Lion's Mound, guided tours, monuments, memorials and cemeteries. 74 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781784770013