Frommer's Italy 2006 (Frommer's Complete) by Darwin Porter

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Thoroughly up-to-date each year Frommer's Italy encompasses a thoroughly redesigned part of stunning colour pictures and maps of the main of the traditional and sleek towns, classical structure and ruins, vineyards, villages, and lovely geographical region vistas that anticipate you. even more special and entire than the foremost festival, this is often easily the main trustworthy and in-depth advisor you should buy. it really is individually researched and entire of candid reviews. Our authors have selected some of the best areas to stick, from the grand inns of Rome and the stylish motels of Capri to fascinating and reasonable hotels and small resorts in areas like Tuscany and the Lake District. and naturally, we will just be sure you dine memorably all through Italy, no matter if you are splurging on a world-class eating place in Florence or searching for a little-known trattoria that serves the entire classics. anyplace you move, you are going to depend on Frommer's for authoritative yet fun-to-use assurance of all of the ancient, creative, and cultural treasures. you will get a whole shopper's consultant, the most recent trip-planning suggestion on every thing from cut price airfares to rail passes, and a whole shopper's advisor. Frommer's Italy even incorporates a colour fold-out map!

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Etna, and Paestum are for the ruin collectors, the tallest active volcano in Europe. Many 38 C H A P T E R 3 . P L A N N I N G Y O U R T R I P T O I T A LY of Sicily’s larger cities (Trapani, Catania, and Messina) are relatively unattractive, but areas of ravishing beauty and eerie historical interest include Syracuse, Taormina, Agrigento, and Selinunte. Sicily’s ancient ruins are rivaled only by those of Rome itself. The Valley of the Temples is worth the trip here. 2 Visitor Information For information before you go, contact the Italian National Tourist Board.

Did you leave a copy of your itinerary with someone at home? S. gov/) regarding your destination? • Do you have the address and phone number of your country’s embassy with you? and are subject to change, but they’re generally posted on the Web. S. citizens who have been away for at least 48 hours are allowed to bring back, once every 30 days, $800 worth of merchandise duty-free. You’ll be charged a flat rate of duty on the next $1,000 worth of purchases. Any dollar amount beyond that is dutiable at whatever rates apply.

When forced against his will to paint the Sistine Chapel, he broke almost all the rules and sent painting in an entirely new direction, called Mannerism, marked by nonprimary colors, and twisting, elongated figures. Of Michelangelo’s painting, Italy has only the Sacra Famiglia (1504) in Florence’s Uffizi. Of his beloved sculpture, his hometown of Florence also preserves the famous David (1502–04) in the Galleria dell’Accademia and several early pieces in the Bargello Museum and Buonarroti’s House.

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