Back Roads Italy

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2013 - Travel - 264 pages
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads Italy will take you via scenic routes to discover charming villages, local restaurants, and intimate places to stay. Unearth the real soul of this magical region with all the practical information you could need, from road conditions and length of drives to parking information and opening hours for local attractions.


Twenty-five themed drives, each lasting one to seven days, reveal breathtaking views, hidden gems, and authentic local experiences that can only be discovered by road. Each tour is bursting with insider knowledge and loaded with ideas for varied activities--from walks to days on the beach, to children's attractions, to wine tours and cycling trips.


Meanwhile, the most friendly, best-value hotels, guesthouses, and restaurants specializing in regional produce have been selected by expert authors. The guide is full-color throughout, with a pull-out map for easy navigation between tours, and it even includes zip code information for use with GPS.

Discover the unexpected on your vacation with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads Italy.

 

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Contents

ABOUT THIS BOOK 6
7
INTRODUCING ITALY 8
9
GETTING TO ITALY 10
10
PRACTICAL INFORMATION 12
12
DRIVING IN ITALY 16
16
WHERE TO STAY 22
22
WHERE TO EAT 24
24
THE DRIVES 26
27
Buonconvento to La Foce 126
127
Orvieto to Isola del Giglio 136
137
Spoleto to Preci 146
147
Lago Trasimeno to Trevi 154
155
Frascati to Rocca Priora 162
163
Gran Sasso to Termoli 170
171
Naples to Grotte dellAngelo 180
181
Alberobello to Gallipoli 190
191

Asti to Castello di Rivoli 28
29
Stresa to Alagna Valsesia 40
41
Bormio to Rovereto 48
49
Bassano del Grappa to Venice 58
59
Laghi di Fusine to Trieste 68
69
Dolceacqua to Cervo 78
79
Varese Ligure to Montemarcello 86
87
Lucca to Forte dei Marmi 98
99
Siena to San Casciano 108
109
Arezzo to Urbino 118
119
Castel del Monte to LÚsina 198
199
Vibo Valentia to Reggio di Calabria 206
207
Taormina to the Aeolian Islands 214
215
Noto to Necropoli di Pantalica 224
225
Cagliari to Cala Gonone 234
235
Bosa to Olbia 244
245
INDEX 254
254
PHRASE BOOK 261
261
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