9781864503524

Lonely Planet Italy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781864503524

  • ISBN10:

    1864503521

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-03-01
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet

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Summary

Explore the riches of Italy with this essential guide. Featuring a special color feature on Italian art and architecture, this book also contains insider's advice on the best pasta and gelati; skiing and trekking information, notes on history, culture and current politics. 135 maps. Photos.

Table of Contents

The Authors 9(4)
This Book 13(1)
Foreword 14(1)
Introduction 15(1)
Facts About Italy
16(50)
History
16(27)
Geography
43(1)
Geology
43(2)
Climate
45(1)
Ecology & Environment
46(1)
Flora & Fauna
46(2)
Government & Politics
48(1)
Economy
49(1)
Population & People
50(1)
Education
51(1)
Science & Philosophy
51(1)
Arts
52(8)
Society & Conduct
60(2)
The Mafia
62(1)
Religion
63(1)
Language
64(2)
Art & Architecture
66(19)
The Greeks, The Etruscans & The Latins
66(2)
The Romans
68(2)
Early Christian & Byzantine
70(2)
Romanesque
72(2)
Gothic
74(2)
Renaissance
76(2)
High Renaissance
78(2)
Baroque
80(1)
Neoclassicism
81(2)
The 19th Centur to Today
83(2)
Facts for the Visitor
85(61)
Suggested Itineraries
85(1)
Planning
86(2)
Responsible Tourism
88(1)
Tourist Offices
89(1)
Visas & Documents
90(2)
Embassies & Consulates
92(2)
Customs
94(1)
Money
94(5)
Post & Communications
99(4)
Digital Resources
103(1)
Books
103(2)
Films
105(1)
Newspapers & Magazines
105(2)
Video Systems
107(1)
Photography & Video
107(1)
Time
107(1)
Electricity
107(1)
Weights & Measures
108(1)
Laundry
108(1)
Toilets
108(1)
Health
108(6)
Women Travellers
114(1)
Gay & Lesbian Travellers
115(1)
Disabled Travellers
115(1)
Senior Travellers
116(1)
Travel with Children
116(1)
Dangers & Annoyances
117(2)
Legal Matters
119(1)
Business Hours
120(1)
Public Holidays
121(1)
Special Events
121(2)
Activities
123(2)
Courses
125(1)
Work
125(2)
Accommodation
127(3)
Food
130(8)
Italian Food
132(6)
Drinks
138(2)
Entertainment
140(1)
Spectator sports
141(3)
Shopping
144(2)
Getting There & Away
146(13)
Air
146(5)
Land
151(6)
Sea
157(1)
Organised Tours
157(2)
Getting Around
159(11)
Air
159(1)
Bus
159(1)
Train
160(2)
Car & Motorcycle
162(4)
Bicycle
166(1)
Hitching
167(1)
Boat
167(1)
Local Transport
168(1)
Organised Tours
168(2)
Rome & Lazio
170(104)
Rome (Roma)
170(1)
History
171(1)
Orientation
172(1)
Information
173(5)
Rome for Children
178(1)
Walking Tour
178(2)
Capitoline Hill
180(2)
Piazza Venezia
182(1)
Imperial Forums
183(1)
Roman Forum & Palatine
184(4)
Colosseum
188(1)
Domus Aurea
189(1)
Esquiline Hill
190(1)
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
191(1)
Caelian Hill
192(1)
Terme di Caracalla
192(1)
Aventine Hill
192(17)
Towards the Jewish Ghetto
209(1)
Trastevere
209(1)
Pizza di Campo de' Fiori & Around
210(1)
Piazza Navona
210(1)
Palazzo Altemps
210(1)
The Pantheon
211(1)
Chiesa di Santa Maria Sopra Mineva
211(1)
Trevi Fountain
211(1)
Piazza di Spagna & the Spanish Steps
212(1)
Piazza del Popolo
212(11)
The Vatican
213(10)
Ara Pacis
223(1)
Villa Borghese & Around
223(1)
Around Via Vittorio Veneto
224(1)
Quirinale
224(1)
Terme di Diocleziano
225(1)
Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
225(1)
San Paolo Fuori-le-Mura
225(1)
San Lorenzo Fuori-le-Mura
225(1)
Via Appia Antica & the Catacombs
226(1)
Gianicolo & Villa Doria Pamphilj
227(1)
EUR
228(1)
Language Courses
228(1)
Organised Tours
228(1)
Special Events
229(1)
Places to Stay
229(9)
Places to Eat
238(10)
Entertainment
248(4)
Spectator Sports
252(1)
Shopping
252(2)
Getting There & Away
254(2)
Getting Around
256(5)
Lazio
259(2)
Ostia Antica
261(1)
Tivoli
261(1)
Etruscan Sites
262(2)
Civitavecchia
264(1)
Viterbo
265(3)
Around Viterbo
268(1)
The Lakes
268(2)
South of Rome
270(4)
Liguria, Piedmont & Valle D'Aosta
274(69)
Liguria
274(2)
Genoa (Genova)
276(14)
Around Genoa
290(1)
Riviera di Levante
291(10)
Riviera di Ponente
301(11)
Piedmont (Piemonte)
310(2)
Turin (Torino)
312(13)
Valle di Susa
325(1)
Southern Piedmont
326(4)
Eastern Piedmont
330(1)
Northern Piedmont
331(3)
Valle d'Aosta
332(2)
Aosta
334(4)
Around Aosta
338(1)
Courmayeur
339(2)
Valtournenche
341(1)
Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso
341(1)
Around Monte Rosa
342(1)
Lombardy & The Lakes
343(58)
Milan (Milano)
344(23)
South of Milan
367(1)
Pavia
367(2)
East of Milan
369(1)
Bergamo
369(5)
Around Bergamo
374(1)
Valtellina
374(1)
Brescia
374(3)
Cremona
377(3)
Mantua (Mantova)
380(3)
Around Mantua
383(1)
The Lakes
384(1)
Lago Maggiore
384(4)
Lago d'Orta
388(1)
Lago di Como
389(6)
Lago di Garda
395(4)
Lago d'Iseo & Valle Camonica
399(2)
Trentino-Alto Adige
401(32)
Walking in the Dolomites
404(1)
Skiing in the Dolomites
405(1)
Other Activities
406(1)
Trentino
406(1)
Trent (Trento)
406(3)
Brenta Dolomites
409(4)
Val di Non
413(1)
Val di Sole & Valle di Peio
413(1)
San Martino di Castrozza
414(1)
Canazei & Around
415(1)
Gruppo di Sella
416(1)
Alto Adige
417(1)
Bolzano (Bozen)
417(3)
Merano (Meran)
420(2)
Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio
422(1)
Val Gardena
423(1)
Alpe di Siusi & Parco Naturale dello Sciliar
424(1)
Val Badia
425(2)
Cortina d'Ampezzo
427(3)
Valzoldana
430(1)
Val Pusteria & the Sesto Dolomites
431(2)
The Veneto
433(61)
Venice (Venezia)
433(40)
Around the Veneto
473(1)
The Brenta Riviera
473(1)
Padua (Padova)
473(6)
Around Padua
479(1)
Vicenza
480(4)
Around Vicenza
484(1)
Verona
484(6)
Treviso
490(2)
Belluno
492(2)
Friuli-Venezia Giulia
494(17)
Trieste
495(6)
Around Trieste
501(1)
Gorizia
502(2)
Aquileia
504(1)
Palmanova
504(1)
Grado
505(1)
Lignano
505(1)
Udine
505(4)
Cividale del Friuli
509(1)
Il Carnia
509(2)
Emilia-Romangna & San Marino
511(43)
Bologna
513(9)
Porretta
522(1)
West of Bologna
522(1)
Modena
522(5)
Around Modena
527(1)
Reggio Emilia
527(2)
Around Reggio Emilia
529(1)
Parma
530(5)
Around Parma
535(1)
Piacenza
536(2)
Ferrara
538(3)
Po Delta (Foci del Po)
541(1)
Ravenna
542(5)
Around Ravenna
547(1)
Rimini
547(7)
San Marino
551(3)
Tuscany (Toscana)
554(89)
Florence (Firenze)
556(38)
Around Florence
594(2)
Northern & Western Tuscany
596(1)
Prato
596(2)
Pistoia
598(2)
Lucca
600(4)
The Garfagnana
604(1)
Massa & Carrara
604(1)
Pisa
605(5)
Livorno (Leghorn)
610(3)
Elba Island (Isola d'Elba)
613(3)
Central Tuscany
616(1)
Il Chianti
616(1)
Siena
617(9)
San Gimignano
626(2)
Volterra
628(2)
Cetaldo
630(1)
Abbazia di San Galgano
630(1)
Le Crete
631(1)
Montalcino
632(1)
Sant' Antimo
632(1)
Montepulciano
633(2)
Southern Tuscany
635(1)
Maremma & Etruscan Sites
635(2)
Monte Argentario
637(1)
Eastern Tuscany
638(1)
Arezzo
638(3)
Sansepolcro
641(1)
Cortona
641(2)
Umbria & Le Marche
643(54)
Umbria
643(2)
Perugia
645(8)
Lago di Trasimeno
653(2)
Deruta
655(1)
Todi
655(1)
Assisi
656(6)
Spello
662(1)
Around Spello
662(1)
Gubbio
663(3)
Around Gubbio
666(1)
Spoleto
666(4)
The Valnerina
670(2)
Terni
672(1)
Orvieto
672(5)
Around Orvieto
677(1)
Le Marche
677(1)
Ancona
678(4)
Around Ancona
682(1)
Urbino
682(4)
Around Urbino
686(1)
Pesaro
686(3)
Around Pesaro
689(1)
Fano
689(1)
Around Fano
690(1)
Senigallia
690(1)
Grotte di Frasassi
690(1)
Macerata
691(1)
Around Macerata
692(1)
Ascoli Piceno
693(3)
Monti Sibillini
696(1)
Abruzzo & Molise
697(14)
Abruzzo
697(1)
L'Aquila
698(4)
Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga
702(1)
Sulmona
702(2)
Around Sulmona
704(1)
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo
705(1)
Pescara
706(1)
Molise
707(1)
Campobasso
707(1)
Around Campobasso
708(1)
Isernia
709(1)
Around Isernia
709(1)
Termoli
709(1)
Albanian Towns
710(1)
Campania
711(62)
Naples (Napoli)
712(22)
Around Naples
734(1)
Campi Flegrei
734(2)
Caserta
736(1)
Around Caserta
737(1)
Benevento
737(1)
Avellino & Around
738(6)
Gulf of Naples (Golfo di Napoli)
738(6)
Ischia
744(2)
Procida
746(1)
South of Naples
747(1)
Herculaneum & Ercolano
747(2)
Mt Vesuvius (Vesuvio)
749(1)
Pompeii
750(4)
Sorrento
754(5)
Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalifitana)
759(1)
Positano
759(3)
Around Positano
762(1)
Amalfi
762(3)
Ravello
765(1)
From Amalfi to Salerno
766(3)
Paestum
769(2)
Parco Nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Diano
771(1)
Costiera Cilentana (Cilento Coast)
771(2)
Apulia, Basilicata & Calabria
773(60)
Apulia (Puglia)
773(2)
Foggia
775(2)
Lucera
777(1)
Troia
778(1)
Manfredonia
778(1)
Promontorio del Gargano (Gargano Promontory)
778(5)
Isole Tremiti
783(1)
Trani
784(1)
Around Trani
785(2)
Bari
787(5)
The Trulli Area
792(4)
Brindisi
796(3)
Lecce
799(4)
Around Lecce
803(1)
Otranto
803(1)
Around Otranto
804(1)
Gallipoli
805(1)
Tranto
805(3)
Around Taranto
808(1)
Basilicata
808(1)
Potenza
808(2)
North of Potenza
810(1)
Matera
811(3)
Aliano
814(1)
Metaponto
815(1)
Around Metaponto
815(1)
Tyrrhenian Coast (Costa Tirrenica)
816(2)
Calabria
816(2)
Catanzaro
818(2)
Ionian Coast
820(2)
Cosenza
822(3)
La Sila
825(1)
Reggio di Calabria
826(3)
Aspromonte Massif
829(1)
Tyrrhenian Coast (Costa Tirrenica)
830(3)
Sicily (Sicilia)
833(72)
Palermo
838(12)
Around Palermo
850(2)
Northern Coast
852(1)
Parco Naturale Regionale delle Madonie
852(1)
Cefalu
853(1)
Tindari
854(1)
Milazzo
854(2)
Aeolian Islands (Isole Eolie)
855(1)
Lipari
856(3)
Vulcano
859(2)
Salina
861(1)
Panarea
861(1)
Stromboli
862(1)
Filicudi & Alicudi
863(1)
Eastern Coast
864(1)
Messina
864(2)
South to Taormina
866(1)
Taormina
866(4)
Around Taormina
870(1)
Catania
870(5)
Mt Etna
875(2)
South-Eastern Sicily
877(1)
Syracuse (Siracusa)
877(6)
Noto
883(2)
Ragusa & Ragusa Ibla
885(1)
Modica
886(1)
Central & South-Western Sicily
886(1)
Enna
886(2)
Piazza Armerina
888(1)
Morgantina
889(1)
Agrigento
889(4)
Eraclea Minoa
893(1)
Isole Pelagie (Pelagic Islands)
893(1)
Sciacca
894(1)
Selinunte
894(1)
North-Western Sicily
895(1)
Marsala
895(2)
Between Marsala & Trapani
897(1)
Trapani
897(4)
Erice
901(1)
Segesta
901(1)
Golfo di Castellammare
902(1)
Egadi Islands (Isole Egadi)
903(1)
Pantelleria
904(1)
Sardinia (Sardegna)
905(39)
Cagliari
908(5)
Around Cagliari
913(1)
Southern Sardinia
914(1)
Sant' Antioco & San Pietro
914(2)
Iglesias
916(1)
Around Iglesias
916(1)
Western Sardinia
917(1)
Costa Verde
917(1)
Oristano
918(2)
Around Oristano
920(1)
Bosa
921(1)
Central Sardinia
922(1)
Around Barumini
922(1)
Northern Sardinia
923(1)
Alghero
923(2)
Around Alghero
925(1)
Sassari
926(2)
Around Sassari
928(1)
Porto Torres
929(1)
Stintino
929(1)
Santa Teresa di Gallura
930(1)
Palau & la Maddalena
931(2)
Costa Smeralda
933(1)
Olbia
933(2)
Golfo Aranci
935(1)
Eastern Sardinia
935(1)
Nuoro
936(1)
Oliena
937(1)
Orgosolo
937(2)
Dorgali, Cala Gonone & Around
939(3)
Baunei, Urzulei & Around
942(1)
Arbatax
943(1)
LANGUAGE 944(6)
GLOSSARY 950(4)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 954(9)
INDEX 963
Text
963
Boxed Text
971

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