Rick Steves Italy 2019

November 10, 2019 - Comment

From the Mediterranean to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta: with Rick Steves on your side, Italy can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Italy 2019 you’ll find:Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to ItalyRick’s strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his

From the Mediterranean to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta: with Rick Steves on your side, Italy can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Italy 2019 you’ll find:
Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to ItalyRick’s strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the Colosseum and Michelangelo’s David to corner trattorias and that perfect scoop of gelatoHow to connect with local culture: Walk in Caesar’s footsteps of through the ruins of the Forum, discover the relaxed rhythms of sunny Cinque Terre, or chat with fans about the latest soccer match (calcio, to locals) Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick’s candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and experience la dolce far nienteSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museumsVital trip-planning tools, like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place Detailed maps, including a fold-out map for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downAnnually updated information on Venice, Padua, The Dolomites, Lake Country, Milan, Italian Riviera, Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Hill Towns of Central Italy, Siena, Tuscany, Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and much moreMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Italy 2019.

Planning a one- to two-week trip? Check out Rick Steves Best of Italy. Want to explore off-the-beaten-path Italy instead? Pick up Rick Steves Sicily.

Comments

Anonymous says:

Should be Titled “MOST of Italy- 2019” I was very disappointed in this guide book. I wish I had looked at the Table of Contents before I bought it because to my utter amazement, when the book arrived, I found that major areas of Italy (most of the ones I was planning to visit, namely Sicily, Puglia, and Basilicata) were not covered in the book at all! This was particularly surprising because these areas all have much to recommend them and contain several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, among other attractions.

Anonymous says:

Huge omissions and frequently facile with intermittent detail Perhaps it’s my fault for not checking the table of contents (much less the reviews) but hey, it’s Rick Steves, right? The smiling, amiable chap you know from a lot of YouTube videos? He wouldn’t stiff you, right?Oh no, you WILL be stiffed in my view, unless you’re on the “Package Tour Of Cliched Sites” visit and even then I have some questions about the value. The blurb offers COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE for planning a MULTI-WEEK TRIP. The author’s emphasis, not mine. It claims to…

Anonymous says:

He’s becoming stale I was a big fan of Steves but frankly his popularity has gone to his head and I regret spending the money on this book. I just returned from Itlay and used his book extensively. I no longer trust his restaurant recommendations. Too often I was disappointed with his choices. I wonder if he or his reviewers get meals that are prepared differently for them than the rest of us. I think that maybe the problem is that so many readers go to the same places that they overwhelm the kitchens and staffs…

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