From the most trusted name in travel, Frommer's Italy 2018 is a comprehensive, completely up-to-date guide to one of Europe's most storied vacation destinations. With helpful advice and honest recommendations from Frommer's expert authors, you'll walk among the ancient ruins of Pompeii, float along the canals of Venice, appreciate Renaissance masterworks in Florence, explore off-the-beaten-path Puglia and live la dolce vita in Rome--as well as discover timeless wonders such as the vineyards of Tuscany and cliff-top towns perched along the Amalfi Coast. Inside the guide: -Full-color photos and helpful maps, including a detachable foldout map -Detailed itineraries for planning your trip to suit your schedule and interests (and help you avoid lines and crowds) -Rewarding experiences to help you appreciate Italian culture, cuisine, and history -Candid reviews of the best restaurants, historic sights, museums, tours, shops, and experiences--and no-punches-pulled info on the ones not worth your time and money -Accurate, up-to-date info on transportation, useful websites, telephone numbers, and more -Budget-planning help with the lowdown on prices and ways to save money, whether you're traveling on a shoestring or in the lap of luxury About Frommer's: There's a reason that Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than sixty years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles became a household name helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.
Frommer's Complete Guides are packed with dazzling photos and detailed, opinionated and honest reviews, giving you the low-down on what's worth your trip and what's not. The destinations are broken down into easy to navigate sections and include a full size pull out map to help you plan the perfect trip.
Frommer's Italy Day by Day features regional and city itineraries that will help you maximize your time while touring the country's top sights. Tour the fabulous scenery of the Almalfi Coast, hike the Cinque Terre, drive through Tuscany's vineyards, explore Sicily's best ancient sites, or eat your way through the Piedmont. Our authors, longtime Italy experts, hit all the highlights, from Milan's La Scala to Florence's Duomo to Rome's Colosseum. They've checked out all of the country's best hotels and restaurants in person, and offer authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget. You'll also get coverage of shopping and nightlife in the major cities; detailed full-color maps; 750 full-color photos, a full chapter on Italy's rich history and culture, information on special-interest tours, and advice on planning a successful Italy vacation. Frommer's Italy Day by Day also includes a color fold-out map.
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years. Fodor's Essential Italy is the indispensable take-along companion to one of Europe's most enduringly popular destinations. With inviting full-color photos, this updated edition highlights everything that visitors adore--from Italy's great food and wine to art and architecture, as well as glorious Tuscan hill towns, shopping, and much more. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what's off the beaten path · Coverage of Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan, Lake Como, Tuscany, Naples, Sorrento, Capri, Sicily, Emilia-Romagna, the Veneto, and more. Planning to focus on just some Italy destinations? Check out Fodor's travel guides to Rome; Vanice; Florence & Tuscany; and The Amalfi Coast, Capri & Naples.
Author: Suzy Gershman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2008-01-03
For nearly twenty years, Suzy Gershman has been leading savvy shoppers to the world's best finds. Now Born to Shop Italy is easier to use and packed with more up-to-datelistings than ever before. It includes the best of the shopping scenes, from trendsetting boutiques in Milan and Rome to top factory outlets, colorful markets, and more; excellent values, from designer shoes and handbags to Venetian glass and lace; great gift ideas; and the best airfare, hotel, and dining values.
There's no better introduction to Italy than the classic itinerary of Rome, Florence and Venice. But it's not dummy-proof, which is why we enlisted three of the world's most knowledgeable Italy experts to pen this totally revised and updated annual guide. Their helpful advice and honest, opinionated recommendations will allow you to find the hidden gems that other visitors miss, avoid crowds and lines and, most importantly: plan the vacation of a lifetime. Inside the EasyGuide: -Tons of useful maps, including a detachable foldout map -Detailed itineraries to help you make the most of your time while avoiding the crowds and lines -Can't-miss experiences that let you appreciate Italian culture, history, and cuisine like a local -Rewarding day trips to fascinating destinations such as Pompeii, Verona, and the Tuscan countryside -Candid reviews of the best places to eat, shop, stay, and sample the nightlife in each city, and in all price ranges -Accurate, up-to-date info on prices, transportation, addresses, and everything else you'll need to plan your trip About Frommer's: There's a reason that Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than sixty years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles became a household name helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.
Since Italy is too large and varied to be researched by one author or even two, Frommer's Italy written by multiple authors and is among the most up-to-date and fastidiously fact-checked of all the guidebooks on Italy presently published. That characteristic is perhaps the reason why Frommer's Italy is high up on any list of best-sellers, and why it is also regarded, by us, as a jewel in Frommer's crown. Six of Frommer's finest travel journalists have collaborated to produce the definitive guidebook to Italy. Most of them live in Italy, all of them publish constantly about Italy in the world's most prestigious media, and some have received major awards for their writings on the country. The book is updated yearly, printed in large, easy to read fonts and contains: - Dozens of maps, from regional and city maps to a handy fold-out map at the front - Gorgeous, full color photos - Opinionated reviews of the country’s top historic sights, museums and other attractions as well as hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife venues in all price ranges. - Handy sample itineraries so you can make the most of your vacation time. - Exact pricing so there are no ugly surprises. - Star ratings, chosen by our authors and taking value into account, so you can quickly scan the book and pick out the options that will best suit your tastes and budget. No significant Italian location is left out. The book deals with: Rome, Florence, Tuscany, Umbria and the Marches, Bologna and Emilia Romagna, Venice, Milan, Piedmont and The Lakes, Genoa and the Cinque Terre, Campania, Naples, Pompeii, and the Amalfi Coast, Sicily. The 2017 edition adds material on Puglia and the best of Basilicata.
Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
Release Date: 2017-11-28
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 café, 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.
Are you planning a trip to Italy? Always been in love with Italy and everything Italian? Simply browsing and dreaming of a Southern Europe holiday?Then this book is for you! This book will put your doubts of whether going to Italy is worth it. The magical country of Italia has so much to offer for holiday visitors in terms of activities, food, wine, sightseeing and more. Plan your holiday with this clever extensive Italian travel guide. Or, if you were unsure of where to go for your European holiday - allow me to introduce you to Italy and convince you to visit this wonderful, beautiful South European country. You can read about Italian history, cuisine, culture, all Italian regions, where to go, how to get there, what to see, when and where to see it, how to stay safe and more secret tips! I am Alex Pitt - adventurer, climber, survivor, nomad, traveler and writer and I would like to present to you the beautiful country of Italy. This book includes: Overview of all Italian regions - Northwest Italy, Northeast Italy, Central Italy, Southern Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and other destinations History of Italy - from prehistory through the Roman Empire to the Italian Republic Climate in Italy Travelling to Italy - by plane, train, car, bus or boat Traveling in Italy - by train, plane, car, bus, boat or hitchhiking Things to see - Roman ruins, Byzantine cities, operas, streets, squares, islands, museums, history, culture, religion Things to do - beaches, classical music, vineyards, cycling tours, sailing, spectator sports Money - shopping, currency, tipping, what to buy Food and drinks - eating, cuisine, specialties, pizza, cheese and sausages, restaurants and bars, gastronomia, water, wine, beer, coffee Accommodation Staying safe - crime, tourist scams, racism, staying healthy Staying connected - internet access, telephone, mobile, post Rome Venice Piemonte Liguria Lombardy Trentino-Alto Adige Friuli-Venezia Giulia Emilia-Romagna Tuscany Campania Sicily Sardinia Typical costs Tips to know before visiting Italy and more! Are you ready to learn about Italy? Ready to pack your bags and travel? Scroll up, hit that buy button!
Among travelers to Italy, Florence is an indispensable stop, and more and more of them are extending their stays to include additional highlights of Tuscany: Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Grevi, San Gimignano, and more. This new Day by Day Guide, by two long-experienced experts in Italy, advises the reader about the smartest ways to accomplish a visit to Florence and Tuscany. It provides and discusses sample itineraries, and then lists recommended lodgings, restaurants, shops, and must-sees. A handy and inexpensive 184 pages in size, but in a quality presentation of four-color photos and maps.
The British Isles are the single most popular trans-Atlantic destination for Americans, and an immense body of book-buyers will be the potential audience for this important new travel guide. It incorporates all the elements that have won best-seller status for Frommer's guidebooks: strong opinions colorfully expressed; up-to-date and recently researched information of all sorts; cost-conscious advice that covers every price range. This far-reaching guide of 600 some-odd pages, takes the visitor to every popular destination in England and Scotland, including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bath, Oxford, Liverpool, Manchester, and more--and, of course, London. A fold-out map, numerous interior maps, and four-color photographs throughout, will make this an exceptionally valuable purchase.
Spend less, see more. This is the philosophy behind Pauline Frommer’s guides. Written by travel expert Pauline Frommer (who is also the daughter of Arthur Frommer), and her team of hand-picked writers, these guides show how to truly experience a culture, meet locals, and save money along the way. Industry secrets on how to find the best hotel rooms Details on alternative accommodations, great neighborhood restaurants, and cool, offbeat finds Packed with personality and opinions Spend Less and See More in Italy Are You Ready to Travel Smart? If you'd like to get the most out of your dollar and your trip, this is the guide for you. I put a fresh spin on budget travel, showing you how to see the best for less and how to see it in a more authentic way--the way the locals do. Instead of spending $300 a night for a chain hotel, why not stay in a light-filled apartment in Rome's historical Trastevere neighborhood from just $125 or in one of Italy's monasteries for as little as $35? Or how about enjoying a plate of hearty appetizers at Venice's Cantino do Mori, so you can splurge on Paolo Senni's tagliata di fesa di vitella at Cane & Gato in Sienna? Let me show you the "other" Italy--the one only insiders know about. Take a one-day paper marbling class in Venice or learn to cook the perfect rag? in Bologna. These are only a few of the great ways to get closer to the culture of Italy. Read on for more! Happy Travels, Pauline Frommer www.frommers.com/pauline Winner of Best Guidebook for 2006 from the North American Travel Journalists Association (Pauline Frommer's New York City) Listen to a free Italy podcast featuring Pauline Frommer and Reid Bramblett at Frommers.com