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Unforgettable art, heavenly villages, dream cities--there are so many reasons to visit Italy that deciding where to go and what to do can be overwhelming. Fodor's The Best of Italy takes the guesswork out of choosing the perfect Italian itinerary by compiling the top choices chosen by Fodor's Italy-based experts.
Fodor's Best of Italy includes:
PULLOUT MAP: A handy take-along map of Rome provides essential information about top attractions, nearby dining, and more.
UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: Fodor's The Best of Italy provides thorough, insightful coverage of the highlights of this beloved European destination. Dozens of scintillating new reviews are sure to entice first-time and even repeat visitors to hotels and restaurants throughout Rome, Venice, and Florence.
ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: The visual impact of the lively images throughout the guide is doubly enhanced by several in-depth, magazine-style articles highlighting Italy's top attractions, including Rome's imperial ruins; Tuscan wine country; Venice's Grand Canal; a Who's Who of Renaissance Art in Florence; the Sistine Chapel Ceiling; the frescoes at the Basilica of St. Francis; and more.
INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: The major attractions of the big three--Rome, Venice, and Florence--are explored in-depth, alongside top itineraries and what to do whether on your own or with the kids. Our user-friendly Experience chapter helps travelers plan the most memorable trip, cueing them in to Top Attractions, Top Experiences, Italy Today, What's New, and a trove of useful information. Easy-to-scan recommendations run the gamut from alfresco dining in Venice to the art treasures of Florence; how to trek the Cinque Terre; and where to find the best beaches along the Amalfi Coast.
DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's The Best of Italy offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category.
COVERS: Rome, Florence, Venice, Tuscany, Umbria, Milan, and more.