Rick Steves' Italy 2009

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Avalon Travel, 2008 - Travel - 895 pages
48 Reviews
Marvel at the works of Michelangelo and Bernini in St. Peter’s Basilica, hike through Europe’s largest high-alpine meadow in Alpe di Siusi, and enjoy a slice of Pizza at it’s birthplace in Naples—Rick Steves’ Italy 2009 allows any traveler to experience all that the country has to offer—economically and hassle-free. Rick covers it all in his bestselling guidebook, from the must-see sights in Venice, Florence, and Rome, to the lesser-known destinations in the Italian Riviera and the Dolomites. Offering information on Italian history and culture, as well as expert advice on accommodations, transportation, and dining, Rick Steves’ Italy 2009 is the benchmark of European guidebooks.

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Review: Rick Steves' Italy 2007

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I think I had the 2009 version, but oh well. If you ever travel, look up Rick's books first. His restaurant reviews never steered us wrong. His advice on attractions was wonderful. I also loved the walking tours. Take them- you won't be sorry! Read full review

Review: Rick Steves' Italy 2014

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

A great guide. Can't wait to use Rick's guidance on the ground in Italy. I so enjoy his insights, humor and guidance. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Rick Steves is on a mission: to help make European travel accessible and meaningful for Americans. Rick has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. He's researched and written 24 travel guidebooks and hosts the public television series "Rick Steves' Europe," now in its seventh season. He also organizes and leads tours of Europe and offers an information-packed website (www.ricksteves.com). Rick lives in Edmonds, WA, just north of Seattle, with his family.

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