The Rough Guide to Italian Lakes (Travel Guide with Free eBook)-9781789197488

The Rough Guide to Italian Lakes (Travel Guide with Free eBook)

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by Guides, Rough | Italy
Published 15/06/2022 by Apa Publications in the United Kingdom as part of the Rough Guides Main Series series
Paperback | 328 pages


Practical travel guide to Italian Lakes with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Italian Lakes. The Rough Guide to Italian Lakes also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Italian Lakes, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. This guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19 and it comes with a free eBook.

The Rough Guide to Italian Lakes covers: Milan; Lake Orta; Lake Maggiore; Lake Como; Bergamo; Lake Iseo; Brescia and Cremona; Lake Garda; Verona; Mantua.

Inside this travel guide you'll find:RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLERExperiences for every kind of trip to Italian Lakes, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Orta San Giulio to family activities in child-friendly places, like Isola del Garda or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Santa Maria delle Grazie.

PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPSEssential pre-departure information including Italian Lakes entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.

TIME-SAVING ITINERARIESCarefully planned routes covering the best of Italian Lakes give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.

DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGEClear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.

INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCALTips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for shopping, lakeside strolls, taking a boat ride or visiting waterfront cafes.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISSRough Guides' rundown of Milan, Mantua, Verona and Cremona's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Italian Lakes, even in a short time.

HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWSWritten by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Italian Lakes, matching different needs.

BACKGROUND INFORMATIONComprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Italian Lakes, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.

FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHYFeatures inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Certosa di Pavia Monastery and the spectacular Naviglio Grande Canal.

COLOUR-CODED MAPPINGPractical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Milan, Verona and many more locations in Italian Lakes, reduce the need to go online.

USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUTWith helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

FREE EBOOKFree eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.