Baedeker is proud to welcome this brand new guide to Mexico. At the heart of this full-colour and visually inspiring guide is a wealth of well-researched information and over 250 detailed recommendations, written by experts. From colonial cities and desert landscapes to dreamy lagoons and wild jungles, you will find all the sights and top attractions explored in an easy-to-read A-Z format, with 3D laminated illustrations displaying the key sights in perspective. Clear and concise background texts cover Mexico's history and origins, art, pre-Columbian cultures and famous personalities who have helped shaped Mexico as we know it today. Special feature pages can be found throughout the guide covering topics of particular interest that provide a rare glimpse into Mexican culture. A comprehensive 'Practicalities' chapter covers all the essential travel advice you need, including accommodation, transport, food and drink, health, shopping, movies and much more, not to mention useful insider tips for travellers with disabilities and those travelling with children.It reveals when and where you can catch festivals, holidays and events throughout the year, also where the best beaches can be found. There are plenty of 'Baedeker tips' alongside the relevant places and sights information, making this guide ideal for on-the-spot reference. The guide is accompanied by a large, fully indexed, pull-out map, not to mention 64 detailed maps and plans within the text that clearly pin-point the best places to stay and top venues to eat and drink en route. There are 4 recommended tours specially designed to ensure you see the best of this diverse country, with top sights plotted along the way and the distances recorded between them. Journey lengths range from one to seven days, so you can choose the tour to suit you. All of this invaluable information is contained in a handy plastic wallet that allows you to keep the guide and map together whilst ensuring that both will survive in all weather. Baedeker - setting a new standard in 21st century travel guide publishing.