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Enjoy a grandioso Italian vacation the fun and easy way
With historical yet cosmopolitan cities, picturesque towns, and spectacular seacoasts, Italy offers infinite variety. Whatever your interests —art and architecture, food and drink, or ancient treasures and modern shops ?— this guide helps you explore the country with gusto.
What you shouldn’t miss —and what you can skip
The best hotels andrestaurants for every budget
Handy Post-it® Flags to mark your favorite pages
About the Author
Bruce Murphy has lived and worked in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Dublin, Rome, and Sicily. His work has appeared in magazines ranging from Cruising World to Critical Inquiry. In addition to guidebooks, he has published fiction, poetry, and criticism, most recently the Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery (St. Martin’s Press).
Alessandra de Rosa was born in Rome and has lived and worked in Rome, Paris, and New York City. She did her first cross-Europe trip at age 2, from Rome to London by car. She has continued in that line ever since, exploring three out of five continents so far. Her beloved Italy remains her preferred destination and where she lives part of the year.