The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes by Lucy Ratcliffe

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The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes is the most authoritative guide to this exquisitely beautiful region. Clear maps and detailed coverage of every site and attraction, from dramatic Lake Garda and dreamy Lake Como to scenic journeys and unforgettable hideaways on charming Lake Maggiore and lesser-known lakes such as Orta, Iseo and Lugano. Discover the majestic beauty of Verona, with its unforgettable open-air opera productions, as well as the best shopping in Milan and the finest art in Bergamo and Mantua (Mantova).

Knowledgeable accounts of all the major tourist sites and the hidden gems that characterise the Italian Lakes bring the area's Baroque gardens and Renaissance palaces to life. Rely on countless recommendations of the best restaurants, bars, cafés, shops and hotels in the Italian Lakes for every budget and to suit every taste. Follow epic walks and cycle ways, explore lakeside villas, visit medieval villages - all with expert background on everything from local wines to a handy Italian-language menu reader. Relax, draw breath and lose yourself in the beauty of the Italian Lakes, with sharp, intelligent writing from knowledgeable and experienced authors, whether you're planning a day trip or a leisurely holiday. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes.

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Lucy Ratcliffe is an experienced travel writer who currently lives and works in Milan. Matthew Teller is an experienced Rough Guides author and accomplished travel writer. He is author of the Rough Guide to Switzerland and the Rough Guide to Jordan. Matthew Teller is an experienced and accomplished travel writer who has lived in Amman and speaks Arabic. He is also the author of the Rough Guide to Switzerland.
Published September 6, 2012 by Rough Guides. 384 pages
Genres: Travel. Non-fiction