6th Edition May 2022
Lonely Planet’s Southern Italy is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the region has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Explore ghostly Pompeii, island-hop Sicily’s Aeolian Islands, and devour pizza on an ancient Neapolitan street; all with your trusted travel companion.
Inside Lonely Planet’s Southern Italy Travel Guide:
What’s NEW in this edition?
Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak
NEW top experiences feature - a visually inspiring collection of Southern Italy’s best experiences and where to have them
What's NEW feature taps into cultural trends and helps you find fresh ideas and cool new areas
Accommodation feature gathers all the information you need to plan your accommodation
Planning tools for family travellers - where to go, how to save money, plus fun stuff just for kids
NEW Pull-out, passport-size 'Just Landed' card* with wi-fi, ATM and transport info - all you need for a smooth journey from airport to hotel
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Eating & drinking in Southern Italy - we reveal the dishes and drinks you have to try
Southern Italy’s beaches - whether you’re looking for relaxation or activities, we break down the best beaches to visit and provide safety information
Colour maps and images throughout
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, politics
Over 40 maps
Covers Naples & Campania, Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria, Sicily
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- Create your perfect trip with our planning tools and suggested itineraries
- Our experts uncover hidden gems to make your visit unique
- Packed with inspiring images, walking tours and the best local knowledge
- Detailed listings on everything from top sights and activities to eating, shopping, nightlife and accommodation