In Love in Italy: A Traveler's Guide to the Most Romantic Destinations in the Country of Amore

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From the sensuous sound of water lapping against the walls of Venice's ancient palazzi to the intoxicating fragrance of citrus blossoms in Sicily, Italy is a country made for lovers. In 10 distinct chapters, Monica Larner-who has divided her life between Italy and America since childhood-guides the reader through Italy's most inspiring destinations, including romantic locales, exclusive hotels, and tantalizing restaurants. Each region has its own unique amorous legends, love rituals, and aphrodisiac recipes that ...
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Overview

From the sensuous sound of water lapping against the walls of Venice's ancient palazzi to the intoxicating fragrance of citrus blossoms in Sicily, Italy is a country made for lovers. In 10 distinct chapters, Monica Larner-who has divided her life between Italy and America since childhood-guides the reader through Italy's most inspiring destinations, including romantic locales, exclusive hotels, and tantalizing restaurants. Each region has its own unique amorous legends, love rituals, and aphrodisiac recipes that inspire and seduce. Beautifully illustrated with dozens of luscious color photographs that evoke the magic and fantasy of a romantic trip far away, the book includes complete information on getting married abroad, and will prove an invaluable and enjoyable resource to any true romantic.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847829354
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 1/16/2007
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 659,705
  • Product dimensions: 6.53 (w) x 8.49 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Monica Larner is an American who considers Italy her second home. A staff journalist with both Italy Daily and Business Week, she is the author of Living, Studying, and Working in Italy, and has contributed to several travel guides, including Time Out: Florence and Tuscany, Time Out: Milan, and Buying a House In Italy.
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Table of Contents


Preface     6
Love and Lava     9
Puglia's Magic Spell     27
Amore, Amalfi, and More     45
Roman Holiday     67
Sardinia: Sun, Sea, and Pink Sand     95
Tuscany: Land of Ruby Nectar     111
Liguria: The Land of Poets     133
Venice, Verona, and Venus     149
Love on the Lakes     165
Love at the Top of the World     183
Getting Married in Italy     199
Love and Food     213
Index     236
About the Author     240
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