Stretching from the snow-capped mountain ranges in the north to the sun-baked beaches and scirocco-scorched towns of the south, Italy is an ideal destination for a road trip. It's yours to explore with Road Trips Italy, containing 24 wonderful drives across the country, from the quiet medieval town of Orta San Giulio and its island, Isola di San Giulio, to the moody, volcanic hillsides surrounding the city of Rome. 24 easy-to-follow scenic driving tours, each lasting one to five days, including the vineyards of Chianti, the gastronomic pleasures of Umbria and the emerald coasts of SardiniaA laminated pull-out road map of Italy helps you navigate with easeIdeas for discovering the character of each area en route: great views, delightful detours along peaceful back roads, walks through historic towns and villages, wine tours and boat trips and activities such as hiking, cycling and kayaking. Plus you'll savour the best local produce with our pick of the most authentic places to stay, eat and shopAll the Italian rules of the road, postcodes for use with satnav and detailed directions for easy navigation, information on road conditions and parking tips, plus useful travel, visa and health information
Packed with insider tips and information, this easy-to-use guide reveals Italy at its best: spectacular sights, hidden gems and authentic local experiences.
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About DK Eyewitness: Our Road Trips take the work out of planning a driving tour, with easy-to-read maps, tips and tours to inform and enrich your journey. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.