Brimming with information on this under-explored pocket of South America, this Footprint Handbook will open your eyes to the tree-lined avenues of Asunción and the 16th-century architecture of the Jesuit Missions.
Walk around Asunción's historic centre and admire the grandeur of colonial-era buildings like the Palacio de Gobierno, styled on the Palace of Versailles, before hitting market stalls selling traditional arts and crafts. Paraguay is an under-explored pocket of South America, boasting rich wildlife, lush forests, and mighty rivers. This land-locked country is home to a proud Guaraní culture, as well as the 16th-century Jesuit Missions, which are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Footprint's Paraguay Handbook is a concise and portable guide to this friendly country, containing detailed information on attractions that are both popular and off the beaten track.
- Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around. - Highlights map so you know what not to miss. - Comprehensive listings on where to eat & sleep, plus details on festivals and activities. - Detailed street maps for Asunción and other important towns. - Slim enough to fit in your pocket.
Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint Handbook will help you get the most out of Paraguay without weighing you down.
1) Planning your trip 2) Asuncion 3) South of Asuncion: Ruta 1 4) East of Asuncion: Ruta 2 5) Ciudad del Este and the Rio Parana 6) Iguazu Falls (Foz do Iguacu) 7) North of Asuncion 8) The Chaco 9) Background 10) Practicalities 11) Footnotes