The Rough Guide to Italy

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1789194539

Category: Travel

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Explores Italian culture, history, architecture, art, music, politics, and customs while rating and reviewing accommodations, restaurants, attractions, shopping, and entertainment.
The Rough Guide to Italy (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781789196276

Category: Travel

Page: 1570

View: 449

World-renowned 'tell it like it is' guidebook Discover Italy with this comprehensive, entertaining, 'tell it like it is' Rough Guide, packed with comprehensive practical information and our experts' honest and independent recommendations. Whether you plan to check out aperitivo joints, take a boat cruise, wander through ancient ruins or explore local neighbourhoods, The Rough Guide to Italy will help you discover the best places to explore, sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way. Features of The Rough Guide to Italy: - Detailed regional coverage: provides in-depth practical information for each step of all kinds of trip, from intrepid off-the-beaten-track adventures, to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas. Regions covered include: Rome and Lazio, Piemonte and Valle d'Aosta, Liguria, Lobardy and the Lakes, Trentino-Alto Adige, Venice & the Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, Umbria, Le Marche, Abruzzo and Molise, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata and Calabria, Sicily and Sardinia. - Honest independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, and recommendations you can truly trust, our writers will help you get the most from your trip to Italy. - Meticulous mapping: always full-colour, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys. Find your way around Rome, Sardinia and many more locations without needing to get online - Fabulous full-colour photography: features a richness of inspirational colour photography, including the grandeur of Tivoli's Villa d'Este and the vibrancy of Bologna's markets - Things not to miss: Rough Guides' rundown of Sicily, Venice, Puglia and Lombardy's best sights and top experiences - Itineraries: carefully planned routes will help you organise your trip, and inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences - Basics section: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting there, getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more - Background information: comprehensive Contexts chapter provides fascinating insights into Italy, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary - Covers: Rome and Lazio, Piemonte and Valle d'Aosta, Liguria, Lobardy and the Lakes, Trentino-Alto Adige, Venice & the Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, Umbria, Le Marche, Abruzzo and Molise, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata and Calabria, Sicily and Sardinia About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold globally. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
The Rough Guide to Italy (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9780241276464

Category: Travel

Page: 1521

View: 275

The Rough Guide to Italy is full of painstakingly researched information and inspiration to help you enjoy every moment of your Italian adventure. Whether you're after action or relaxation, Italy won't disappoint - from touring Tuscan hill towns to wine-tasting your way around Friuli-Venezia Giulia, lazing on the Amalfi Coast to shopping till you drop in Milan, brushing up on Renaissance art in Florence to kitesurfing in Sardinia, Rough Guides' expert tips and jaw-dropping photos give you everything you need for the perfect stay in Italia. And although it's hard to go wrong with food in Italy, we've got the lowdown on the most authentic rustic trattoria, Michelin-starred restaurants and favourite aperitivi haunts, not to mention the best places to learn how to cook like a local. Full-colour maps throughout - at regional and city level - ensure you won't lose your way. There are also suggested itineraries to help with planning, reliable reviews of the best places to stay, from welcoming agriturismi to stylish city-centre hotels, plus in-depth and engrossing sections on Italy's history, art and architecture and groundbreaking film industry, and finally a handy language guide. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Italy.
Pocket Rough Guide Rome (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781789195323

Category: Travel

Page:

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Discover the best of Rome with this compact, practical, entertaining Pocket Rough Guide. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for short trip travellers, and covers all the key sights (the Colosseum, Forum, the Pantheon, the Vatican), restaurants, shops, cafes and bars, plus inspired ideas for day-trips, with honest independent recommendations from expert authors. Features of Pocket Rough Guide Rome: Practical travel tips: what to see and where to sleep, eat, drink and shop - Pocket Rough Guide Rome features specially selected recommendations for every taste and budget. Honest independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to Rome. Incisive area-by-area overviews: covering the Centro Storico, Capitoline Hill, the Vatican and more, the practical Places section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop. Time-saving itineraries: the routes suggested by Rough Guides' expert writers cover top attractions like the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps, and hidden gems like the fresco-splashed Santi Quattro Coronati and the secret rooms of St Ignatius. Day-trips - venture further afield to Ostia Antica or Tivoli. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive. Compact format: packed with pertinent practical information, this is a convenient companion when you're out and about exploring Piazza di Spagna or Campo de' Fiori. Attractive user-friendly design: features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout. Essentials: includes invaluable background information on how to get to Villa Borghese, getting around, health, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A-Z directory and handy language section and glossary. You might also be interested in... The Rough Guide to Italy About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides' list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
The Rough Guide to Venice and Veneto

Author: APA Publications Limited

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1789194148

Category: HISTORY

Page: 376

View: 435

The Rough Guide to Venice & Veneto Make the most of your time on Earth with the ultimate travel guides. World-renowned 'tell it like it is' travel guide, now with free eBook. Discover Venice with this comprehensive and entertaining travel guide, packed with practical information and honest recommendations by our independent experts. Whether you plan to explore the mosaic-encrusted Basilica di San Marco, gaze at Carpaccio's beguiling pictures at the Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni or experience authentic Italy at the Rialto Market, The Rough Guide to Venice & Veneto will help you discover the best places to explore, eat, drink, shop and sleep along the way. Features of this travel guide to Venice & Veneto: - Detailed regional coverage: provides practical information for every kind of trip, from off-the-beaten-track adventures to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas - Honest and independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our writers will help you make the most from your trip to Venice - Meticulous mapping: practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys. Find your way around San Marco, the Canal Grande and many more locations without needing to get online - Fabulous full-colour photography: features inspirational colour photography, including the sweeping brilliance of the Canal Grande and the stunning frescoes of San Sebastiano - Time-saving itineraries: carefully planned routes will help inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences - Things not to miss: Rough Guides' rundown of San Marco, the Ghetto and Murano's best sights and top experiences - Travel tips and info: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more - Background information: comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter provides fascinating insights into Venice, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary - The ultimate travel tool: download the free eBook to access all this from your phone or tablet - Covers: San Marco; Dorsoduro; San Polo and Santa Croce; Cannaregio; Central Castello; Eastern Castello; The Canal Grande; The northern islands; The southern islands You may also be interested in: Pocket Rough Guide Venice, The Rough Guide to Italy, Pocket Rough Guide Rome About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold globally. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
The Rough Guide to Sicily (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9780241314869

Category: Travel

Page: 601

View: 955

The full-colour The Rough Guide to Sicily is the ultimate travel guide to the Mediterranean's most intoxicating island. Get under the skin of Sicily with inspiring photos, colour-coded maps and up-to-date reviews of hotels, B&Bs, campsites, restaurants, cafés and bars, all fully revised for this tenth edition by our Sicily expert. The Rough Guide to Sicily is jam-packed with practical and honest advice about the best things to see and do. From climbing Mount Etna, scuba diving off Ustica and exploring Greek and Roman relics, to sinking into mud baths on Vulcano and eating your way around Palermo, there's no end of choice - we'll help you make up your mind, and recommend the best beaches to hit while you do so. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Sicily.
The Rough Guide to Tuscany & Umbria (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781839058745

Category: Travel

Page: 966

View: 784

Practical travel guide to Tuscany & Umbria featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Tuscany & Umbria, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Tuscany & Umbria, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. The Rough Guide to Tuscany & Umbria covers: Florence, around Florence, Lucca and Northern Tuscany, Pisa, the Central Coast and Elba, the Maremma, Siena, the Sienese hill towns, Southern Tuscany, Arezzo Province, Perugia and Northern Umbria, Assisi and the Vale of Spoleto, Spoleto and the Valnerina, and Orvieto and Southern Umbria Inside this travel guide you'll find: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Tuscany & Umbria, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Perguia and Northern Umbria to family activities in child-friendly places, like Pisa or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Florence. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including Tuscany & Umbria entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES Carefully planned routes covering the best of Tuscany & Umbria give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for sightseeing, wine tasting and eating out. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS Rough Guides' rundown of Lucca, the Maremma, Siena, and the Arezzo Province's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Tuscany & Umbria, even in a short time. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Tuscany & Umbria, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Tuscany & Umbria, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the spectacular leaning tower of Pisa. COLOUR-CODED MAPPING Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Assisi and the Vale of Spoleto, Orvieto and Southern Umbria and many more locations in Tuscany & Umbria, reduce need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.
The Rough Guide to Tuscany and Umbria (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781789197426

Category: Travel

Page: 819

View: 170

Discover these spellbinding regions of central Italy with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to catch the Siena Palio, rent a villa in the Valnerina or explore the extraordinary art collection of Florence's Palazzo Pitti, The Rough Guide to Tuscany and Umbria will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour maps throughout - navigate the tight-knit alleys of central Florence or the winding roads of Chianti without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Tuscany and Umbria's best sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Florence; Fiesole; Chianti; Prato; Pistoia; the Valdinievole; Lucca; Barga; the Orecchiella; Pisa; Livorno; Elba; The Maremma; Siena; San Gimignano; Volterra; Pienza; Montepulciano; Pitigliano; Arezzo; Cortona; Perugia; Lago Trasimeno; Gubbio; Assisi and the Vale of Spoleto; Spoleto and the Valnerina; Narni; Todi; Orvieto. - Attractions include: Piano Grande; The Uffizi, Florence; Ponte delle Torri, Spoleto; Alpi Apuane; the Piero della Francesca trail; Chianti's vineyards; Parco Naturale Regionale della Maremma; Campo dei Miracoli, Pisa; Abbazia di Sant'Antimo and many more. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities and more. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, art and architecture, books, plus a handy language section and glossary. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Tuscany and Umbria.
The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781839052811

Category: Travel

Page: 1272

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The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget is the definitive guide to making the most of this great region without breaking the bank. Backpackers, career-breakers, gap-year travellers and those who simply want more bang for their buck will find in-depth information catering to their needs, with in-depth, area-by-area comprehensive listings covering the whole Europe. The Rough Guide toEurope on a budget covers: Albania, Austria, Belgium & Luxembourg, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine. Inside this travel guide you'll find: INFORMATION FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Practical information for budget-conscious explorations of Europe, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Berlin to city breaks in big-hitting tourist areas, like Paris. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Packed with essential pre-departure information including all relevant country entry requirements, how to get around, health guidance, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES Carefully planned routes around different regions, which help inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences. Whether you have a week, 10 days or more, our suggested itineraries will help you make the most of your trip in Europe within your time frame. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE Combined with in-depth descriptions of all the key sights and painstakingly researched recommendations for the best hostels, hotels, campsites, cafés, restaurants, bars and clubs in Poland, Portugal, Spain, Finland and many more - The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget reveals the continent in all its glory, without breaking the bank. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for wild swimming, hiking or exploring beaches, cafés and bars. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS Written by our expert authors with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, this budget guide to Europe will help you make the most of your trip to Europe. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Parthenon in Greece and the spectacular Duomo in Florence. METICULOUS MAPPING Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys. Find your way around Budapest, Rome and many more locations in Europe without needing to go online. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS Rough Guides' rundown of London, Berlin, Paris, Florence's best sights and top experiences will help you make the most of your trip to Europe even if time is short. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Each country chapter provides a fascinating overview of the place's history, plus there is a handy language section for each tongue spoken.
The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781789195705

Category: Travel

Page: 512

View: 159

World-renowned 'tell it like it is' guidebook Discover the Italian Lakes with this comprehensive, entertaining, 'tell it like it is' Rough Guide, packed with comprehensive practical information and our experts' honest and independent recommendations. Whether you plan to explore Lake Como's picturesque waterfront villages, go shopping in fashion capital Milan, feast on Italian cuisine in Bergamo's fine restaurants or discover the violin-making traditions of Cremona, The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes will help you discover the best places to explore, sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way. Features of The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes: - Detailed regional coverage: provides in-depth practical information for each step of all kinds of trip, from intrepid off-the-beaten-track adventures, to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas. Regions covered include: Milan, Lake Orta, Lake Maggiore, Lake Como, Bergamo, Lake Iseo, Brescia, Cremona, Lake Garda, Verona, Mantua. - Honest independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, and recommendations you can truly trust, our writers will help you get the most from your trip to the Italian Lakes. - Meticulous mapping: always full-colour, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys. Find your way around the cobbled streets of Bellagio, the pretty knot of lanes in Sirmione's old town, and many more locations without needing to get online. - Fabulous full-colour photography: features a richness of inspirational colour photography, including beautiful, pink-tinted Verona and the spectacular gardens of Isole Borromee. - Things not to miss: Rough Guides' rundown of Milan's, Lake Orta's, Isola Madre's and Varenna's best sights and top experiences. - Itineraries: carefully planned routes will help you organise your trip, and inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences. - Basics section: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting there, getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more. - Background information: comprehensive Contexts chapter provides fascinating insights into the Italian Lakes, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold globally. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9780241258477

Category: Travel

Page: 539

View: 894

Long established, The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto is the most thorough and reliable guide to the city and its surroundings. With stunning photography to inspire you, in-depth coverage to guide you and clear maps to steer you, this guide will ensure you make the most of your time in Venice, whether you want to visit the big name sights of the Basilica di San Marco and the Palazzo Ducale, escape the crowds in one of the city's off-beat districts, or take a day-trip to the magnificent city of Verona. Fascinating stories illuminate the city's history, while on-the-pulse features on everything from cruise ship controversies and flood barrier scandals to the travail's of the city's football team tell you more about the city today than any other guidebook. Insider reviews reveal the best places to eat, drink and sleep with something for every budget, whether you plan to stay in luxury near the Piazza, picnic along the Sant'Elena waterfront, or enjoy the buzzing bars in Dorsoduro.
The Rough Guide to Italy

Author: Celia Woolfrey

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9781409325406

Category: Travel

Page: 1522

View: 930

The Rough Guide to Italy is the ultimate handbook to one of Europe's most appealing countries. You'll find all the detailed information you need from vaporetto routes in Venice to hole-in-the-wall pizza joints in Naples or the best spot to watch the sunset on the Amalfi coast. From the top draws of Rome and Florence to hidden corners of Friuli or Liguria, this guide will help you make the most of your trip to Italy. Be inspired to go diving in Sardinia, climbing on Mount Etna, windsurfing on Lake Garda or trekking in the Alps or to lie on beaches in Puglia, wine taste in Piemonte or explore ruins in Sicily. Clear detailed listings sections will lead you to great accommodation from swish boutique hotels and quirky B&Bs to idyllic agriturismos and slick city apartments as well as to atmospheric osterie, gourmet restaurants and melt-in-your-mouth ice cream. A full colour introduction helps you plan your trip while readable accounts of Italy's history, art and groundbreaking film industry will help you get the most from your trip. Full colour and with crystal clear maps, The Rough Guide to Italy is your essential travel companion. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Italy. Now available in ePub format.