Southern Italy

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Lonely Planet, Jan 1, 2012 - Travel - 287 pages
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Southern Italy is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander through Pompeii, a town frozen in time, wake up to the sound of a Neapolitan street market, or gaze at the Mediterranean, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of southern Italy and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Southern Italy Travel Guide: - Colour maps and images throughout - Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests - Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots - Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices - Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss - Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, religion, art, architecture, politics, cuisine and wine - Over 40 maps - Coverage of Naples, Pompeii, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Sicily, the Amalfi Coast, Palermo, the Aeolian Islands, the Ionian Coast, Syracuse, Agrigento, Matera, Alberobello, Lecce, Capri, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely P lan et Southern Italy, our most comprehensive guide to Southern Italy, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled. - Looking for a guide focused on a specific destination in Southern Italy? Check out Lonely Planet's Naples, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast guide or Sicily guide for a comprehensive look at what these areas has to offer. - Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Italy, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Cristian Bonetto, Gregor Clark, and Helena Smith. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

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About the author (2012)

Much to the chagrin of his northern Italian relatives, Cristian's loyalties lie with Naples. Such affection seems only natural for a writer of farce and soap with a penchant for running red lights. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Cristian makes regular trips to Campania and its capital to indulge his weakness for mozzarella di bufala and hot-blooded locals. His musings on the region have appeared in print from Sydney to London, while his Naples-based play Il Cortile toured Italy in 2003. Cristian's other Italian Lonely Planet titles to date are Naples & the Amalfi Coast, Rome Encounter and Italy.

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