Marco Polo Pocket Guide Oxford: the Travel Guide with Insider TipsExplore Oxford, England with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the city's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place in the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful city has to offer...Magical, picture-perfect Oxford, portal to the fantastical world of Harry Potter, wood-panelled dining rooms, spiral staircases and tower rooms. Students in fluttering gowns cycling through bumpy, cobbled streets, the beautiful and stunning architecture found at every turn. But there’s more to Oxford than its dreaming spires. It is stoney and post-modern, a cosmopolitan city, a unique blend of ancient and modern…This is Oxford!Your Marco Polo Oxford Pocket Guide includes:• Insider Tips – we show you the hidden gems and little known secrets that offer a real insight into the city from sampling decadent cocktails in a historic church, dining on a roof terrace with breath-taking views and staying in a university residence. • Best of – find the best things to do for free, the best ‘only in’ Oxford experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.• Sightseeing – all of the top sights are organized by areas of the city so you can easily plan your day. • Discovery Tours – 4 specially tailored tours that will get you to the heart of Oxford on foot or try your hand at punting*. Here are inspirational itineraries that will help you enjoy all of Oxford’s glorious green spaces, historic university buildings and waterways. • Oxford in full-color – Marco Polo Pocket Guide Oxford includes full-color photos throughout the guide bringing the city to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.• Touring App – you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to walk in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again! • Street Atlas and pull-out map – we’ve included a detailed street atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour.Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Oxford to show you around this fabulous city. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Oxford has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy.
*(propelling a flat bottomed boat along the river by a pole)
About the Author
Marco Polo Travel Publishing offers a wide range of high quality cartographic products and travel guides. Marco Polo Pocket Guides are known for their handy, compact format and Insider Tips. Our Travel Handbooks are the first to include infographics and our Spiral Guides feature unique lay-flat spiral binding. Marco Polo Maps are famous for the high quality of cartography in their Country, City and Holiday Maps.