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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 400 pages, 4th Edition|
|Other Information: ||24pp colour illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 18 May 2007|
This work explores the region's world-renowned beauty, both man-made and natural. It gazes up at the awesome peaks of the Dolomites and across the lush flatlands of the southern Veneto scattered with Palladian villas; lazes by the idyllic east shore of Lake Garda and surveys the volcanic clusters of the Po; visits the medieval castles of Trento, the World Heritage city of Vicenza and cosmopolitan Trieste; and indulges in the romance of Venice, the dreamy city of canals and gondolas. 'If you seek solitude and romance with a capital R, go to Venice in January. Pack a warm coat, water-resistant shoes and an umbrella, and expect frequent fog and mists. It may even snow - in 1987 you could even ski jump down the Rialto bridge. But there are plenty of radiant diamond days, brilliant, sunny, and chilly...'
Table of Contents
(1) Photo Essay; (2) Introduction; (3) History; (4) Art and Architecture; (5) Tales of Tyranny and Harmony; (6) Food and Drink; (7) Travel; (8) Practical A - Z; (9) Venice; (10) The Veneto; (11) The Dolomites; (12) Friuli-Venezia Giulia; (13) Glossary; (14) Language; (15) Further Reading; (16) Index; (17) Colour Maps.
About the Author
Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls are passionate about Europe and have written over 40 books for Cadogan, including several in the Spain series. They have lived all over Europe, but are currently settled in an idyllic house surrounded by vineyards in the Lot Valley, France.
"'Provides invaluable assistance... A true flavour of this wonderful part of Italy' - Dublin Evening Herald"
21.03 x 14.12 x 1.93 centimetres (0.36 kg)|
15+ years |