Italy For Dummies

Italy For Dummies


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Marvel at the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican or the take a gondola ride through Venice at dusk. Sunbathe on the Amalfi Coast or walk the streets of Pompeii. Find the latest fashions in Milan or enjoy an opera amid the ruins of a Roman Amphitheater in Verona. See magnificent cathedrals and architecture or get caught up in the intrigue of Sicily. Italy has enough cultural treasures and scenic splendors to last a lifetime, and this guide helps you make the most of your time with info on:

  • Attractions in Rome, Florence, Tuscany, Venice, Naples, Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast, Sicily, and more

  • Italy’s history, culture, people, architecture, and cuisine

  • Museums with masterpieces by Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Bernini, Bellini, Tintoretto, and others

  • Must-see churches, beginning with St. Peter's Basilica in Rome

  • The best ways to travel from one destination to another within Italy

  • Shopping for marbled paper goods, Murano glass, hand-painted porcelain, and of course, fashion accessories

  • Four great itineraries

Like every For Dummies travel guide, Italy For Dummies, Fourth Edition includes:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice

  • What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip

  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget

  • Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages

There’s even a glossary of menu terms to help you make the most of Italian diverse, divine cuisine. So dig in and enjoy.



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Published 29 March 2007
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EAN13 9780470121139
Language English

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