Rome with Kids: an insider's guide

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Scrambling around ruins; exploring underground excavations; searching for secret passageways, gladiators, ancient lie detectors and creepy skeletons--Rome with kids is a dream!J.M. Pasquesi's award-winning guide to Rome with (or without!) Kids brings each sight to life, telling you what to see and how to see it, with plenty of stops for pizza and gelato.
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Overview

Scrambling around ruins; exploring underground excavations; searching for secret passageways, gladiators, ancient lie detectors and creepy skeletons--Rome with kids is a dream!J.M. Pasquesi's award-winning guide to Rome with (or without!) Kids brings each sight to life, telling you what to see and how to see it, with plenty of stops for pizza and gelato.
  • bite-sized history and engaging stories
  • fun activities and time-saving tips
  • step-by-step tours, color photos, and reference maps
  • Family-friendly restaurants and accommodations
This comprehensive guide, complete with where to shop, play, rent bikes, surf the Web and more, lets you conquer Rome with ease!As a former Rome resident with a background in classical studies, J.M. Pasquesi has the insider's know-how makes a trip you and your children will treasure.Rome with Kids received awards from the North American Travel Journalists Association and the National Best Books Awards of USA Book News.RWK has a host of prestigious endorsements, from the Director of the Italian Government Tourist Board of North America to professors of Classical Studies, Loyola University.
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What People Are Saying

John F. Makowski
" . . . well-researched, extremely readable . . . .valuable even for the childless."--(John F. Makowski, Associate Professor of Classical Studies, Loyola University of Chicago)
Kyle McCarthy
"Veni, vidi, vici" could be the subtitle of this thorough, well-designed and fun family guide to Rome."--(Kyle McCarthy, FamilyTravelForum.com)
Riccardo Strano
"J.M. Pasquesi has crafted a lovely and comprehensive book."--(Dr. Riccardo Strano, Director, Italian Government Tourist Board of North America)
Brian Lavelle
"A delightful guide [with] insider information [and] ingenious diversions for kids."--(Brian Lavelle, Professor of Classical Studies, Loyola University of Chicago)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780977309313
  • Publisher: Solo Roma, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/15/2014
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 241
  • Sales rank: 430,907
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Former Rome resident, J.M. Pasquesi has lived in and traveled to Rome with her own children for decades. With a background in travel writing and classical studies, she has been a featured guest for programs such as Rick Steves' Radio, and has written for a variety of publications, from TravelWorld International to Le Cool Barcelona.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
How to Use This Book
Know Your Romans
Know Your Family Crests
Know Your Kids
Part One: Ancient Rome
Map of the Area
Chapter One: The Forum & Capitoline Hill
What's Around?
Chapter Two: The Colosseum & Palatine Hill
What's Around?
Chapter Three: The Mouth of Truth
What's Around?
Let's Eat! Capitoline Hill & Surrounding Area
Part Two: Medieval & Renaissance Rome
Map of the Area
Chapter Four: The Campo Dei Fiori Zone
What's Around?
Chapter Five: Piazza Nacona to the Pantheon
What's Around?
Let's Eat! Campo, Navona, and the Pantheon
Part Three: Baroque & Modern Rome
Map of the Area
Chapter Six: The Trevi Fountain
What's Around?
Chapter Seven: Spanish Steps Loop
What's Around?
Chapter Eight: The Via Veneto Zone
What's Around?
Chapter Nine: Galleria Borghese
What's Around?
Let's Eat! Trevi to the Spanish Steps
Part Four: Papal Rome
Map of the Area
Chapter Ten: St. Peter's & The Borgo
What's Around?
Chapter Eleven: Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums
What's Around?
Let's Eat! In and Around the Borgo
Part Five: Day Trips and More
Extras in Rome
Extras Outside of Rome
Further Afield - Pompeii
Useful Information
Where to Stay
Where to Eat
Rome on the Web
Sources
Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2013

    Great book! Used several of their suggestions for meals and were

    Great book! Used several of their suggestions for meals and were not disappointed. Highly recommend

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