The principal object of the following volume is to
render the traveller as independent as possible of land¬
lords, coachmen and guides, and thus enable him the
more thoroughly to enjoy and appreciate the objects of
interest he meets with on his tour.
The entire contents of the book have been compiled
from the personal experience of the editor, and the
country described has within the last few years been
repeatedly visited by him solely with the view of
gathering fresh information.
The Maps and Plans, the result of much care and
research, will be of essential service to the traveller,
and enable him at a glance to select the best routes &c.
Railway, Steamboat and diligence time-tables, as
well as information respecting telegraphic communication,
are contained in •■HendscheVs Telegraph'" (10 Sgr.),
published at Frankfurt on the Main, and issued
monthly during the summer season. Implicit reliance,
however, cannot be placed on such publications, notwith¬
standing the care with which they are compiled, and
the traveller is recommended to obtain the necessary
information from the local time-tables as he proceeds
on his journey.
Careful attention has been devoted to the subject
of Hotels, on which so much of the tourist's comfort