Fodor's Venice and Northern Italy

Fodor's Venice and Northern Italy


Language: English

Pages: 518

ISBN: 2:00119703

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s ebook travel guide to Venice and Northern Italy.

Intelligent Planning: Discover all of the essential, up-to-date details you expect in a Fodor’s guide, including Fodor’s Choice dining and lodging, top experiences and attractions, and suggested itineraries.

Easy Navigation for E-Readers: Whether you’re reading this ebook from start to finish or jumping from chapter to chapter as you develop your itinerary, Fodor’s makes it easy to find the information you need with a single touch. In addition to a traditional main table of contents for the ebook, each chapter opens with its own table of contents, making it easy to browse.

Full-Color Photos and Maps: It’s hard not to fall in love with northern Italy as you flip through a vivid full-color photo album. Explore the layout of city centers and popular neighborhoods with easy-to-read full-color maps. Plus, get an overview of Italian geography with the convenient atlas at the end of the ebook.

Bonus Reading for the Love of Italy: In addition to the quintessential travel tips you expect in a Fodor’s guide, we’ve included three excerpts from exceptional books about Italy. Immerse yourself in Italy with cultural insights from these top-selling authors:
Beppe Severgnini (LA BELLA FIGURA)
Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch (VINO ITALIANO)

Explore Northern Italy: The prosperous north has Italy’s most sophisticated culture and its most diverse landscape. Venice is a rare jewel of a city, and Milan and Turin are centers of commerce and style. Along the country’s northern border, the mountain peaks of the Dolomites and Valle d’Aosta attract skiers in winter and hikers in summer, while the Lake District and the coastline of the Ligurian Riviera are classic summertime playgrounds.

The Puzzle of Strikes: Class and State Strategies in Postwar Italy


Psychopathia Sexualis in Italian Sinema

Poems and Selected Letters (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe)

Rick Steves’ Venice 2014

Venice: Pure City



















Essentials Previous Chapter | Next Chapter | Contents Air Travel | Bus Travel | Car Travel | Train Travel Air Travel Air travel to Italy is frequent and virtually problem-free, except for airport- or airline-related union strikes that may cause delays. Although most nonstop flights are to Rome and Milan, many travelers find it more convenient to connect through a European hub to Florence, Pisa, Venice, Bologna, or another smaller airport. The airport in Venice also caters to

(separate from the casino) in which the composer died. Though rather plain, it’s loaded with music memorabilia. To visit the Sala call the dedicated tour line by noon the day before a scheduled tour, or book a private tour. | Cannaregio 2040 | 30121 | 041/5297111, 338/4164174 Sala di Wagner tours | | Casinò €10, Sala di Wagner tour €5 suggested donation | Casinò Sun.–Thurs. 3:30 pm –2:30 am , Fri. and Sat. 3:30 pm –3 am ; slot machines open daily at 3 pm . Sala di Wagner

busy, with well-heeled customers speeding in for lunch (dinner also on weekends). Dining is pricey, but you can relax in the garden with just a glass of prosecco. Worth Noting on the Islands of the Lagoon San Michele. Tiny, cypress-lined San Michele is home to the pretty San Michele in Isola Renaissance church —and to some of Venice’s most illustrious deceased—and nothing else. The church was designed by Codussi; the graves include those of poet Ezra Pound (1885–1972), impresario and art

spacious, comfortable, and conscientiously appointed rooms with private baths, each overlooking a gondola-filled canal; the largest room has a broad balcony. An ample breakfast (served at a common table) and exceptional service make Al Teatro an excellent value and a relaxing choice in the sometimes-frenetic San Marco atmosphere. Book well in advance. Pros: airy rooms; convenient San Marco location; good for families. Cons: the intimacy of a three-room B&B is not for everyone. | Fondamenta della

reasonably good shape, the number of appealing hiking options can be overwhelming. Trails are well marked and designated by grades of difficulty: T for tourist path, H for hiking path, EE for expert hikers, and EEA for equipped expert hikers. On any of these paths you’re likely to see carpets of mountain flowers between clutches of dense evergreens, with chamois and roe deer mulling about. If you’re just out for a day in the mountains, you can leave the particulars of your walk open until

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