Somerset Books

Somerset Books launched the Visible Cities guide book series to Central European cities in 1995, and acquired the Blue Guides – continuously published since 1918 – in 2004.

Currently Somerset publishes the imprints:

  • the Blue Guides» informative, even erudite, guidebooks with a focus on history, art, architecture and archaeology, designed, as a former series editor expressed it “for the traveller who desires to understand more fully what he or she sees” and
  • Blue Danube» launched 2021, elegant editions of Central European literature, history and travel.

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Most recent Blue Guides

Drink & Think Venice

Blue Guide London

Blue Guide Trentino & the South Tyrol