Somerset Books

Somerset Books launched the Visible Cities guide book series to Central European cities in 1995 and in 2004 acquired the Blue Guides, continuing its unbroken heritage of publishing travel guides since 1918.

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