The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes is the essential travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the top attractions and scenic journeys in the Italian Lakes. Discover this majestic region including unforgettable Opera in Verona and the best shopping in Milan. There are detailed accounts of all the major tourist sites and the hidden gems that characterise the Italian Lakes from the baroque gardens and hidden palaces on the ridges of green mountainside split by Lake Maggiore to the palm-shaded promenades on the western shores of Lake Garda. Rely on countless recommendations of the Italian Lakes best restaurants, bars and cafés, shops and hotels in the Italian Lakes for every budget. With the clear maps of the Italian Lakes, an Italian language section to help you negotiate your way around, and expert background on everything from romantic Lake Como to local Lombard wine, relax, draw breath and wonder over every corner of the Italian Lakes.
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About the Author
Lucy Ratcliffe is a travel writer and translator specializing in the northern Italian lakes. For more than ten years she has traveled and lived in the region, writing numerous guidebooks as well as translating texts on contemporary architecture. She is a contributor to Top 10 Italian Lakes and The Rough Guide to Italian Lakes.
Matthew Teller is an experienced and accomplished travel writer. He has lived and worked in England, Egypt, Jersusalem, and elsewhere. He speaks English, Arabic, and Hebrew. He is author of The Rough Guide to the Cotswolds, The Rough Guide to Jordan, and The Rough Guide to the Italian Lakes (with Lucy Ratcliffe).
Rough Guides are written by expert authors who are passionate about both writing and travel. They have detailed knowledge of the areas they write about—having either traveled extensively or lived there—and their expertise shines through on every page. It's priceless information, delivered with wit and insight, providing the down-to-earth, honest read that is the hallmark of Rough Guides.