Lonely Planet the Italian LakesBook - 2010-
The guide provides the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Tour elegant lakeshore villas, climb a peak for dizzying lake views, or browse the fashion houses of Milan. Inside the guide: colour maps and images throughout; highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests; insider tips save you time and money to help you get around like a local. Includes essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices; honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems. Cultural insights give you a richer travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, landscapes, cuisine, wine and customs and etiquette. Covers Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda, Lake Lugano, Lake d'Iseo, Lake Orta, Milan, Bergamo, Brescia, Verona, Cremona, Mantua, Bellagio and more.