Italy - Understand Italy and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the History, Italian Art & Architecture, The Italian Way of Life, Italy on Page & Screen, Directory A-Z, Transport, and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Italy guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, art and architecture to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and les-bian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the fashionable and fastidious Italian way of life
- info on the incestuous emperors, scheming popes and delusional dictator of Italy’s dra-matic history
- full coverage of Italy’s art and architecture, from Caravaggio to contemporary
- details on divine comedies to darling divas – Italy on page and screen
Coverage includes: History, Italian Art & Architecture, The Italian Way of Life, Italy on Page & Screen, Directory A-Z, Transport, and Language.
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