Awe-inspiring Roman architecture and Renaissance art, charming hill towns steeped in history, a magnificent coastline waiting to be explored, gastronomic delights from authentic pasta to fine wine, and vistas that will leave you reeling--connect ...
with the real Italy with this best-selling guide.
* PLAN YOUR TRIP using our compelling highlights and appealing itineraries
* STEP BACK IN TIME with a lively account of Italian history
* BE A DISCERNING DINER - an expert's guide to Italy's world-famous cuisine plus tempting restaurant recommendations
* SLEEP EASY whether you need a rifugi in the Alps or want five-star luxury a stone's throw from the Colosseum
* TALK THE TALK from pleasantries to practicalities with a user-friendly language chapter