Great Britain (8th Edition) (Lonely Planet Country Guide) by David Else

By David Else

Eighth Edition

Nobody understands nice Britain like Lonely Planet. even if you're after prehistoric websites in Orkney, mountaineering in Snowdonia, the tastiest fish and chips in East Anglia, or a quiet seashore in Cornwall, this eighth variation delivers all of the info you want to benefit from the better of Britain.

Lonely Planet courses are written via specialists who get to the center of each vacation spot they stopover at. This totally up-to-date version is jam-packed with actual, functional and sincere recommendation, designed to provide you the knowledge you want to utilize your trip.

In This Guide:

Top insider tips from a star chef, the King of Hay and a ghost-tour guide

Detailed itineraries assist you notice the highlights of Britain

Unique eco-friendly Index identifying the head sustainable commute thoughts

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The second largest beer festival in the world. Autumn Autumn is an extremely popular time for tourism in Germany, especially September and early October when many cities, including Berlin and Munich, organize cultural events and important festivals. The autumn is also the time when the most significant trade fairs and great sporting events take place. At this time, also, conditions in the mountains and countryside continue to be ideal for outdoor activities such as walking and cycling. October September Berliner Festwochen, Berlin.

Traditionally the hops are added to the vessel by hand, in carefully measured proportions. Sometimes, however, they are added, as required, during the cooking process. The young beer produced by fermentation is left to rest in special containers that enable a higher pressure to be maintained. During this resting stage, which can last from a couple of weeks to a year or even longer, the beer matures. The effect of resting the beer is to make it stronger. Resting takes place in metal or traditional wooden barrels.

Processions in towns in Bavaria and in Cologne. Christopher Street Day (midJune). Gay and lesbian parades held in many cities, including Berlin and Köln. Landshuter Hochzeit (every 4th summer: next in 2017) Landshut. Re-enactment of the wedding feast of Georg, son of Duke Ludwig the Rich and Polish Princess Jadwiga. Costumed wedding  45 procession and medieval tournament. Lights of Cologne (early July) Cologne. Very popular, big fireworks event. Schwörmontag (penultimate Monday) Ulm. Folk festival with a parade by the Danube.

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