Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover Italy is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Listen to your gondolier sing sweetly while gliding past centuries-old Venetian palaces, sample olives and wines amid the storybook hills of Tuscany, or lose yourself amid thousands of years of Roman history and art; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Italy and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Discover Italy: *Full-colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests *Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, landscapes, cuisine, wine, and more *Free, convenient pull-out Rome map (included in print version), plus over 30 colour neighbourhood maps *Useful features - including Walking Tours, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and What's New *Coverage of Rome, the Vatican, Milan, the Lakes, Piedmont, Venice, Veneto, Bologna, Florence, Tuscany, Umbria, Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi Coast, Sicily, Southern Italy, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Discover Italy, our easy-to-use guide, is perfect for travellers who seek the most popular attractions a destination has to offer.
Filled with inspiring and colourful photos, this guide focuses on the best of the best. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends a wide range of experiences, both popular and offbeat, and extensively covers all the country has to offer? Check out Lonely Planet's Italy guide. * Looking for a guide focused on Rome, Florence, or Venice? Lonely Planet's Rome guide, Florence & Tuscany guide, and Venice & the Veneto guide each give a comprehensive look at all each of these cities have to offer, or check out Lonely Planet's Discover Rome, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions, or Lonely Planet's Pocket Rome, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Alison Bing, Abigail Blasi, Cristian Bonetto, Gregor Clark, Joe Fullman, Duncan Garwood, Paula Hardy, Robert Landon, Virginia Maxwell, Olivia Pozzan, Brendan Sainsbury, Donna Wheeler, and Nicola Williams.
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