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Frommer's 2006 Italyby Darwin Porter
Synopses & Reviews
Completely updated every year Frommer's Italy features a completely redesigned section of gorgeous color photos and maps of the most of the ancient and modern cities, classical architecture and ruins, vineyards, villages, and gorgeous countryside vistas that await you. Much more detailed and comprehensive than the major competition, this is simply the most reliable and in-depth guide you can buy. It's personally researched and full of candid opinions. Our authors have chosen the very best places to stay, from the grand hotels of Rome and the chic resorts of Capri to charming and affordable inns and small hotels in regions like Tuscany and the Lake District. And of course, we'll make sure that you dine memorably throughout Italy, whether you're splurging on a world-class restaurant in Florence or looking for a little-known trattoria that serves all the classics. Wherever you go, you'll rely on Frommer's for authoritative but fun-to-use coverage of all the historic, artistic, and cultural treasures. You'll get a complete shopper's guide, the latest trip-planning advice on everything from bargain airfares to rail passes, and a complete shopper's guide. Frommer's Italy even features a color fold-out map!
Completely updated for 2006, this definitive trip-planner to Italy covers favorite cities and regions, including Florence, Venice, and Tuscany, providing comprehensive information on dining, accommodations, and fun things to see and do. Full-color insert.
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About the Author
A team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince, have produced numerous titles for Frommer’s, including best-selling guides to Rome, Venice, Spain, France, the Caribbean, England, and Germany. Porter, a former bureau chief of The Miami Herald, is also a Hollywood biographer, his most recent releases are Katharine the Great, a close-up of the private life of the late Katharine Hepburn, and Howard Hughes: Hell’s Angel. Prince was formerly employed by the Paris bureau of the New York Times, and is today the president of Blood Moon Productions and other media-related firms.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
What’s New in Italy.
1. The Best of Italy.
2. A Traveler’s Guide to Italy’s Art & Architecture (Reid Bramblett).
3. Planning Your Trip to Italy.
4. Settling into Rome.
5. Exploring Rome.
7. Tuscany & Umbria.
8. Bologna & Emilia-Romagna.
10. The Veneto & the Dolomites.
11. Milan, Lombardy & the Lake District.
12. Piedmont & Valle d’Aosta.
13. Genoa & the Italian Riviera.
Appendix A: Italy in Depth.
Appendix B: Molto Italiano.
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