Rick Steves' Italy [With Foldout Color Map] (Paperback)

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Description


You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you "really" need to know when traveling in Italy.
From the beaches to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta, Italy has it all. With this book, you ll trace Italian culture from Rome's Colosseum to Michelangelo's "David" to the bustling elegance of Milan. Experience the art-drenched cities of Venice and Florence, explore the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum, and learn how to avoid the lines at the most popular museums. Discover the villages of Tuscany and Umbria and the lazy rhythms of the Cinque Terre. Shop at local market stalls, sip a cappuccino at an outdoor cafe, and pick up a picnic lunch at an "allimentari." Relax and enjoy the life of "Bella Italia "
Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He ll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You ll get up-to-date recommendations about what is worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

About the Author


Rick Steves is on a mission: to help make European travel accessible and meaningful for Americans. Rick has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. He's researched and written 24 travel guidebooks and hosts the public television series "Rick Steves' Europe," now in its seventh season. He also organizes and leads tours of Europe and offers an information-packed website (www.ricksteves.com). Rick lives in Edmonds, WA, just north of Seattle, with his family.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781612386591
ISBN-10: 1612386598
Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
Publication Date: November 12th, 2013
Pages: 1229
Language: English