Synopses & Reviews
For expert advice, inspirational tips and exciting itineraries, Lonely Planet is your essential Italy companion. Whether you want to hunt for truffles in Umbria, walk ancient roads in Rome or simply admire priceless art and architecture, this 9th edition shows you how to unearth the very best experiences.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Full-Color architecture, food and activities chapters
User-friendly glossaries give you a Who's Who of artists, emporers and saints
Top Tips on sustainable travel choices and the very best agriturismi (farmstays)
Lonely Planet guides are a must-pack' --Toronto Star, February 2006
Lonely Planet's most successful European guide takes readers beyond the usual cities into the heart of the Italian countryside. This book features seven inspiring new itineraries with more focus on responsible travel, farm stays, local markets, and slow food restaurants.
Ski off-piste, trek the Dolomites or shoot the rapids on the river Lao
Heed the command 'tutti a tavola!' and begin an epic journey around the Italian table
Thumb the latest fumetti or debate Fellini's finer points after you've read our Culture chapter
Compare classical columns with state-of-the-art structures from international architects
In This Guide:
Language, cookery and wine courses - you name it, our authors have checked it out
Book in and bed down at the best-value accommodation
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