Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover Rome is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Let gelato melt on your tongue in Piazza Navona, marvel at Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel frescoes, or retrace the footsteps of the ancients amid the Roman Forum's magical ruins; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Rome and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Discover Rome: *Full-colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests *Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, cuisine, wine, and more *Free, convenient pull-out Rome map (included in print version), plus over 15 colour neighbourhood maps *Useful features - including Walking Tours, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Travel with Kids *Coverage of Ancient Rome; Centro Storico; Tridente, Trevi and the Quirinale; Monti, Esquilino and San Lorenzo; San Giovanni; Southern Rome; Trastevere and Gianicolo; Vatican City; Villa Borghese and Northern Rome; and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Discover Rome, our easy-to-use guide, is perfect for travellers who seek the most popular attractions a destination has to offer. Filled with inspiring and colourful photos, this guide focuses on the best of the best. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends a wide range of experiences, both popular and offbeat, and extensively covers all of the city's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet's Rome guide. Or check out Lonely Planet's Pocket Rome, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Italy, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Abigail Blasi, and Duncan Garwood. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
Book Bargains and Previews, November 2012 If you're looking for a guide that gives you ideas on what you should do, telling you which sites are overrated and which ones are worth the time, this is the guidebook for you.
Series: Travel Guide
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st June 2012
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.8 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.36