Fodor's Essential Italy
Rome, Florence, Venice & the Top Spots BetweeneBook - 2014
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 a bit overwhelming. Fodor's Essential Italy takes the guesswork out of choosing the perfect Italian experiences by compiling the top choices chosen by Fodor's Italy-based experts. EXPANDED COVERAGE: Fodor's Essential 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 scattered throughout Rome, Venice, and Florence. ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: The visual impact of hundreds of lively images throughout the guide is doubly enhanced by ten 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; villas by the great Palladio; and more. INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: The major attractions of the big three---Rome, Venice, and Florence---are given at-a-glance treatment, alongside top itineraries, "Best Bets" for restaurants and lodging, 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 multitude 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 Essential Italy offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. INCLUDES: Rome, Florence, Venice, Tuscany, Umbria. PULLOUT MAP: Handy take-along maps of Rome and Venice provide added value, giving travelers essential information about top attractions, walking tours, and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence. ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.
Publisher: New York : Fodor's, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Essential Italy
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