With inviting full-color photos, this updated Fodor’s Essential Italy edition deep dives into everything that visitors adore―from the Emilia-Romangna’s delicious food and wine scene to Rome’s historic art and architecture, as well as Tuscany’s glorious hill towns, the Amalfi Coast’s spectacular views, Milan’s famed shopping districts, and much more.
- UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE:provides thorough, insightful coverage to top European destination. Dozens of scintillating new reviews are sure to entice first-time and even long-time visitors to hotels and restaurants scattered throughout Rome, Venice, and Florence. Establishments in farther-flung cities and towns are also given their due, and this guide continues to feature rich coverage of the now-trendy southern Italy destinations in Puglia, Calabria, and Basilicata.
- ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE:A brief introduction and spectacular color photos capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Italy.
- GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATED FEATURES:Multiple full-color features bring the many sides of Italy to vibrant life. Included among the photogenic array of riches are the ancient ruins of Rome; the scenic glory of the Cinque Terre; a detailed guide to Pompeii; Venice's Grand Canal; and more.
- ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS:Sample itineraries help you plan and make the most of your time. We include tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports, and the outdoors.
- INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS:Convenient overviews show each region and its notable highlights. Chapter planning sections provide knowledgeable guidance for making the most of your time, with top tips on getting from cities to countryside villages. Enticing cuisine highlights are given in each regional chapter.
- PULLOUT MAP & DETAILED STREET MAPS THROUGHOUT:A handy pull-out map of Rome provides essential information so you can travel with confidence. Regional and neighborhood street maps throughout the guide will help you get around.
- COVERS:Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan, Lake Como, Tuscany, Naples, Sorrento, Capri, Sicily, and more.
Updated edition Nov 2018