Back Roads Northern & Central Italy by DK


Scenic routes, fascinating lodges, actual nearby food… Take a trip throughout the again roads of northern and valuable Italy to find the area's actual soul and beauty.

DK Eyewitness again Roads Northern and principal Italy using holiday advisor will take you through scenic routes to find fascinating Italian villages, neighborhood eating places, and intimate areas to stick. Twenty-five themed drives, every one lasting one to 5 days, display breathtaking perspectives, hidden gem stones, and real neighborhood stories that could purely be came upon via road.

Each journey is bursting with insider wisdom and loaded with principles for numerous actions, from brief walks and longer hikes to days at a spa, wine excursions, biking journeys, swimming in secluded Italian lakes, and extra. in the meantime, the main pleasant, best-value resorts and guesthouses and fascinating eating places focusing on nearby produce were chosen by means of specialist authors.

Full-color all through, with a pull-out map of the total state for simple navigation among excursions, or even zip code info to be used with a GPS equipment, realize the unforeseen in your riding holiday with DK Eyewitness again Roads Northern and primary Italy.

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