Italy For Dummies®

by Bruce Murphy (Author), Alessandra de Rosa (Author)

The seven hills of Rome, Vivaldi and Venice, the ruins of Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius, pasta, cappuccino, da Vinci, Michelangelo, Armani, opera. Italy is a feast for the senses, and now this wonderful country–rich with history and physical beauty–is accessible as never before with Italy For Dummies. This concise guide pares down this complex destination and helps visitors plan the trip that’s right for them. It includes:

  • Easy-to-do suggested itineraries that offer a taste of both cities and the countryside
  • Expert advice on finding the most charming small hotels and trattorie
  • Tips for avoiding the crowds and beating culture burnout
  • Essential information on Rome, Venice, Florence and Tuscany, Naples and the Amalfi Coast, and Sicily