Lonely Planet Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria by Lonely Planet
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This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest Italy guide book and includes:
Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria chapters Understanding Italy Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria maps

Southern Italy is the land of the mezzogiorno - the midday sun. The south's violent history of successive invasions and economic hardship has forged a fiercely proud people and influenced its distinctive culture and cuisine.

This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria.

Coverage includes:

Understanding Italy: Italy Today, History, Italian Art & Architecture, The Italian Way of Life, Italy on Page & Screen, The Italian Table, Directory, Transport and Glossary Puglia, Bari & around, Promontorio del Gargano, Isole Tremiti, Valle d'Itria, Lecce & Salento, Basilicata, Matera, Potenza, Appennino Lucano, Tyrrhenian Coast, Calabria, Northern Tyrrhenian Coast, Cosenza, Parco Nazionale della Sila, Ioni an Coast, Parco Nazionale dell'Aspromonte, Reggio di Calabria and Southern Tyrrhenian Coast.

Lonely Planet's Italy guide is researched and written by Paula Hardy, Donna Wheeler, Brendan Sainsbury, Virginia Maxwell, Robert Landon, Kerry Christiani, Nicola Williams, Duncan Garwood, Cristian Bonetto, Alison Bing, Abigail Blasi, Joe Fullman, Vesna Maric, Olivia Pozzan, Gregor Clark


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Published April 1, 2012 by Lonely Planet. 968 pages
Genres: Travel. Non-fiction

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