Take a gondola ride on Venice's Grand Canal, where you'll find excellent views of St. Mark's Basilica. See chapter 5. * Foldout map, plus detailed maps throughout * Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information * Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife * Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas * Insider tips from local expert authors
Table of Contents
LIST OF MAPS. 1 THE BEST OF NORTHERN ITALY. 2 NORTHERN ITALY IN DEPTH. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO NORTHERN ITALY. 4 SUGGESTED ITINERARIES IN NORTHERN ITALY. 5 VENICE. 6 THE VENETO. 7 TRENTINO-ALTO ADIGE: THE DOLOMITES & SOUTH TIROL. 8 FRIULI-VENEZIA GIULIA. 9 MILAN & LOMBARDY. 10 THE LAKES. 11 PIEDMONT & THE VALLE D'AOSTA. 12 LIGURIA & THE ITALIAN RIVIERA. 13 FAST FACTS. 14 USEFUL TERMS. INDEX.
John Moretti is a freelance writer whose musings about Italy have appeared in the International Herald Tribune, The Independent on Sunday, and the New York Sun, among others. He is the author of several travel guides and a book for aspiring expatriates, Living Abroad in Italy. His career highlights include interviewing Giorgio Armani for A&E Biography, producing a documentary on Italian soccer for Australian television, singing on tour with a Franciscan monk and his evangelical heavy-metal band, and following his favorite sporting event, the Tour de France. He grew up outside Boston and is a graduate of Middlebury College.