Discover the Best of France, Spain, Canada & Scotland with new Lonely Planet Guides

The best of France, Spain, Canada and Scotland will be even easier to experience when Lonely Planet releases its new selection of Discover guides this May.

Full-colour and rich with images, Lonely Planet’s inspirational Discover guides are designed for travellers who want to get straight to a country’s highlights.

Hitting the shelves in May will be the most iconic sights and incredible places found in:

Discover France: including The Louvre, Provence’s lavender fields, Monet’s Garden at Giverny

Discover Spain: The Alhambra, La Rioja’s vineyards, the Sagrada Família, etc

Discover Canada: including Vancouver, the Canadian Rockies, roaring Niagara Falls

Discover Scotland: Edinburgh Castle, Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye’s Cuillin Hills, etc

Each Lonely Planet Discover guide also features:

* Itineraries organised by region, theme and length of trip to make planning simpler than ever

* Local Experts recommending what not to miss

* A Pull-out Map to put the streets in your pocket

* Up to 400 pages: an ideal length for one-to-two-week trips

The Discover series is part of Lonely Planet’s evolving portfolio of guides for every type of trip and every type of traveller. These also include the iconic ‘blue-spine’ Country Guides (exploring every aspect of a destination), Multi-Country & Region Guides (focusing on a specific region or a few select countries), Shoestring Guides (comprehensive guides with budget recommendations), City Guides (for extended time in one city) and Encounter Guides (short city breaks).

Lonely Planet’s promise

You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage, so you can rely on us to tell it like it is.

Discover France
2nd Edition
Oliver Berry, et al
AUD$45.99 NZD $55
Released May 2011

Discover Spain
2nd Edition
Stuart Butler, et al
AUD$46.99 NZD $55
Released May 2011

Discover Canada
1st Edition
Karla Zimmerman, John Lee, et al
AUD$45.99 NZD $55
Released May 2011

Discover Scotland
1st Edition
Neil Wilson, et al AUD $35.99 NZD $50
Released May 2011

For further information or review copies please contact:
Adam Bennett:
Media & Communications Manager (Asia-Pacific)
Phone +61 3 8379 8000 Web: