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Hike among olive groves clinging to a rugged coastline, go to the source for the world's best pasta or spend the night in a grotto overlooking the Adriatic. Whatever you choose to do, planning a trip to Italy has never been this much fun, or this easy!

LOOK INSIDE FOR AN INNOVATIVE, NEW TRAVEL GUIDE!

Comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy to use, Fodors Italy 2008 remains the best resource for organizing your trip to Italia. Our 2008 edition also flaunts exclusive, new features including indispensable, customized tools for planning your trip, in addition to rich photography that illustrates the distinctive culture of the country. Plus, not only will you read the expert advice of our professional travel writers, but youll also review recommendations from everyday travelers like yourself, in our new “Word of Mouth” features throughout the book. Fodor's Italy 2008 is designed so that you spend less time researching and more time relishing what lies ahead on your dream vacation.

Plan a perfect vacation, with these new features:

Experience Italy like a local:

Fodor's Italy 2008 now features insights from prominent locals to give you an authentic taste of the country! From one of Florence's most distinguished restaurateurs explaining the elements of a perfect Tuscan meal to the director of the American Academy in Rome identifying her favorite works in the Vatican Museums.

“Word of Mouth” from Fodors.com:

Read what fellow travelers are saying about their favorite places to explore and unwind, featured throughout the book. Then, when you return from your trip, share your opinions on Fodors.com and they may get published in our 2009 edition!

Make the most of your trip:

Tip boxes throughout help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls. "Eating Well" boxes in every chapter identify the pleasures of regional Italian cuisine. And the is brand new edition provides cultural background on Palladian villas, Mt. Etna, wine in the Piedmont Region, and even an emperor cheat sheet.

Photos and Maps:

Photographs, drawings, and interactive maps illustrate Italy's most popular attractions, from Venice's Grand Canal to Rome's Forum. Pullout map and color insert included.

Always Up-to-date:

Fodors Italy guide is updated EVERY year–its the most accurate book available!

Visit Fodors.com for travel bargains, information on local festivals, maps, vacation planning tips, more reviews and much more!

And, to view more insider secrets, visit “Travel Talk” and “Rants and Raves” at Fodors.com/forums for more recommendations from travelers like yourself.

Synopsis:

Comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy to use, Fodors updated guide remains the best resource for organizing a trip to Italia. The 2008 edition also flaunts exclusive new travel features, rich photography, and expert advice from Fodors professional travel writers.

Table of Contents

Experience Italy ............ 11

Whats New ............ 12

Whats Where ............ 14

Italy Planner ............ 16

Italy Today ............ 18

Top Italy Attractions ............ 20

Top Experiences ............ 22

Quintessential Italy ............ 24

Beating the Euro ............ 26

A Great Itinerary ............ 27

Part I: Rome & Environs

Whats Where ............ 32

Rome & Environs Planner ............ 34

Top Rome Attractions ............ 36

Top Rome Experiences ............ 38

Getting Here & Around ............ 40

Rome Today ............ 42

Eating & Drinking Well in Rome ............ 44

A Great Itinerary ............ 46

Chapter 1: Rome ............ 47

Navona & Campo: Baroque ............ Rome ............ 60

Corso & Spagna: Piazza Venezia to the Spanish Steps ............ 65

Piazza della Repubblica to Quirinale ............ 69

Villa Borghese & Piazza del ............ Popolo ............ 73

The Vatican: Rome of the Popes ............ 75

The Ghetto, Tiberina Island & Trastevere ............ 90

The Catacombs & Via Appia ............ Antica ............ 94

Where to Eat ............ 96

Best Bets for Rome Dining ............ 100

Where to Stay ............ 110

Best Bets for Rome Lodging ............ 114

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 127

Shopping ............ 132

Chapter 2: Side Trips from Rome ............ 137

Ostia Antica ............ 141

Tuscia ............ 144

Tivoli & Palestrina ............ 149

The Castelli Romani ............ 153

Part II: Northern Italy

Whats Where ............ 162

Northern Italy Planner ............ 164

Northern Italy Top Attractions ............ 166

Northern Italy Top Experiences ............ 168

Northern Italy Today ............ 169

A Great Itinerary ............ 170

Chapter 3: Venice ............ 173

Piazza San Marco ............ 182

Dorsoduro ............ 196

San Polo & Santa Croce ............ 201

Castello & Cannaregio ............ 206

San Giorgio Maggiore & the Giudecca ............ 212

Islands of the Lagoon ............ 213

Where to Eat ............ 216

Best Bets for Venice Dining ............ 218

Where to Stay ............ 225

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 237

Shopping ............ 240

Chapter 4: The Venetian Arc ............ 243

Padua ............ 250

Vicenza ............ 258

Verona ............ 267

Treviso & the Hillside Towns ............ 275

FriuliVenezia Giulia ............ 286

Chapter 5: The Dolomites: Trentino Alto Adige ............ 297

Trentino ............ 304

Bolzano (Bozen) ............ 314

Alto Adige & Cortina ............ 318

Heart of the Dolomites ............ 327

Chapter 6: Milan, Lombardy & the Lakes ............ 333

Milan ............ 340

Pavia, Cremona & Mantua ............ 369

Lake Garda ............ 376

Lake Como ............ 385

Lake Maggiore ............ 393

Chapter 7: Piedmont & Valle dAosta ............ 397

Turin ............ 404

The Colline & Savoy Palaces ............ 417

The Monferrato & the Langhe ............ 422

Valle dAosta ............ 428

Chapter 8: The Italian Riviera ............ 439

Riviera di Levante ............ 446

Genoa ............ 467

Riviera di Ponente ............ 480

Chapter 9: Emilia-Romagna ............ 487

Emilia ............ 494

Bologna ............ 509

Ferrara ............ 520

Romagna ............ 524

Ravenna ............ 530

Part III: Central Italy

Whats Where ............ 538

Central Italy Planner ............ 540

Central Italy Top Attractions ............ 542

Central Italy Top Experiences ............ 544

Central Italy Today ............ 545

A Great Itinerary ............ 546

Chapter 10: Florence ............ 549

The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio ............ 558

San Lorenzo to the Accademia ............ 573

Santa Maria Novella to the Arno ............ 579

Santa Croce ............ 583

The Oltrarno ............ 586

Where to Eat ............ 597

Best Bets for Florence Dining ............ 599

Where to Stay ............ 607

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 616

Shopping ............ 618

A Side Trip from Florence: Fiesole ............ 623

Chapter 11: Tuscany ............ 627

Lucca ............ 634

Pisa ............ 639

Chianti ............ 644

Hill Towns Southwest of Florence ............ 657

Siena ............ 663

Arezzo & Cortona ............ 674

Southern Tuscany ............ 679

Chapter 12: Umbria & the Marches ............ 687

Perugia ............ 694

Assisi ............ 700

Northern Umbria ............ 709

Spoleto ............ 715

Southern Umbria ............ 722

The Marches ............ 729

Part IV: Southern Italy

Whats Where ............ 736

Southern Italy Planner ............ 738

Southern Italy Top Attractions ............ 740

Southern Italy Top Experiences ............ 742

Southern Italy Today ............ 743

A Great Itinerary ............ 744

Chapter 13: Naples & Campania ............ 747

Naples ............ 754

Herculaneum, Vesuvius & Pompeii ............ 776

Ischia & Procida ............ 787

Capri ............ 791

Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast ............ 798

Chapter 14: The Mezzogiorno ............ 815

Bari & the Adriatic Coast ............ 822

Gargano Promontory ............ 827

The Trulli District ............ 830

Salento & Ports of the Heel ............ 833

Basilicata ............ 839

Calabria ............ 844

Chapter 15: Sicily ............ 851

The Ionian Coast ............ 858

Siracusa ............ 873

The Interior ............ 880

Agrigento & Western Sicily ............ 884

Palermo ............ 895

The Tyrrhenian Coast ............ 906

The Aeolian Islands ............ 908

Italian Vocabulary............912

Italy Essentials............917

Index ............ 944

About Our Writers ............ 959

ITALY IN FOCUS

Rome

Ancient Rome: Glories of the Caesars ............ 50

Agony and Ecstasy: the Sistine Ceiling ............ 80

Venice

Cruising the Grand Canal ............ 183

The Venetian Arc

Palladio Country ............ 261

Milan, Lombardy & the Lakes

The Fashionistas Milan ............ 364

Piedmont & Valle dAosta

On the Trail of Barolo ............ 425

The Italian Riviera

The Cinque Terre ............ 451

Emilia-Romagna

Emilia, One Taste at a Time ............ 503

Florence

The Duomo ............ 566

Whos Who in Renaissance Art ............ 587

Tuscany

Grape Escapes: The Pleasures of Tuscan Wine ............ 649

Sienas Piazza del Campo & the Palio ............ 668

Umbria & the Marches

Assisis Basilica di San Francesco ............ 705

Naples & Campania

Pizza Naples Style ............ 766

Ancient Pompeii, Tomb of a Civilization ............ 779

Sicily

Sicilys Valle dei Templi ............ 886

MAPS

Rome Metro & Suburban Railway ............ 49

Navona & Campo ............ 61

Corso & Spagna ............ 67

Repubblica & Quirinale ............ 70

Villa Borghese & Piazza del Popolo ............ 74

Vatican ............ 76

The Trastevere & the Ghetto ............ 92

The Catacombs & Via Appia Antica ............ 95

Where to Eat in Rome ............ 102-103

Where to Stay in Rome ............ 116-117

Lazio ............ 138-139

Ostia Antica ............ 142

Side Trips from Rome ............ 145

Venice ............ 174-175

Piazza San Marco ............ 191

Dorsoduro ............ 198

San Polo & Santa Croce ............ 202

Cannaregio ............ 206

Castello ............ 209

Islands of the Lagoon ............ 215

Where to Stay & Eat in Venice ............ 222-223

The Venetian Arc ............ 244-245

Padua ............ 253

Vicenza ............ 259

Verona ............ 269

Treviso & the Hillside Towns ............ 276

Friuli-Venezia Giulia ............ 287

The Dolomites ............ 298-299

Trentino ............ 305

Bolzano ............ 315

Alto Adige & Cortina ............ 320

Milan, Lombardy & the Lakes ............ 334-335

Milan ............ 344

Po Plain & Lake Garda ............ 370

Lake Como & Maggiore ............ 387

Piedmont & Valle dAosta ............ 398-399

Turin ............ 406

Piedmont ............ 419

Valle dAosta ............ 429

The Italian Riviera ............ 440-441

Riviera di Levante ............ 447

Genoa ............ 470-471

Riviera di Ponente ............ 481

EmiliaRomagna ............ 488-489

Emilia ............ 497

Bologna ............ 510

Romagna ............ 525

Ravenna ............ 531

Florence ............ 550-551

The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio ............ 559

The Uffizi Floor Plan ............ 563

San Lorenzo to the Accademia ............ 574

Santa Maria Novella to the Arno ............ 580

Santa Croce ............ 584

The Oltrarno ............ 594

Where to Eat & Stay in Florence ............ 600-601

Tuscany ............ 628-629

Lucca ............ 635

Pisa ............ 641

Chianti & the Hill Towns Southwest of Florence ............ 645

Siena ............ 665

Arezzo, Cortona & Southern Tuscany ............ 676

Umbria & the Marches ............ 688-689

Perugia ............ 695

Assisi ............ 701

Northern Umbria ............ 710

Spoleto ............ 716

Southern Umbria ............ 722

The Marches ............ 729

Naples & Campania ............ 748-749

Naples ............ 758-759

Bay of Naples ............ 777

Capri ............ 795

Sorrento & Amalfi Coast ............ 799

The Mezzogiorno ............ 816-817

Puglia ............ 824

Basilicata & Calabria ............ 840

Sicily ............ 852-853

Eastern Sicily & the Aeolian Islands ............ 860

Ortygia Island, Siracusa ............ 877

Western Sicily ............ 891

Palermo ............ 896

Travel Times by Train ............ 926927

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400018055
Author:
Lombardi, Matthew
Publisher:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Italy
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Fodor's Gold Guides
Publication Date:
20070904
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
960
Dimensions:
8 x 5.21 x 1.4 in 1.9375 lb

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