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Title:
Southern Italy [2016] / this edition written and researched by Cristian Bonetto, Gregor Clark, Brendan Sainsbury.
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Lonely Planet Southern Italy [2016]
ISBN:
9781743216873
Publication Information:
Footscray, Vic. : Lonely Planet, 2016.
Physical Description:
295 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 20 cm.
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Includes index.
Abstract:
Lonely Planet Southern Italy is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the streets of Pompeii, a town frozen in time, wake up to the sound of a Neapolitan street market, or gaze at the Mediterranean; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Southern Italy and begin your journey now!
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Southern Italy is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the streets of Pompeii, a town frozen in time, wake up to the sound of a Neapolitan street market, or gaze at the Mediterranean; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Southern Italy and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Southern Italy Travel Guide:

Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, religion, art, architecture, politics, cuisine, and wine Over 41 colour maps Covers Naples, Pompeii, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Sicily, the Amalfi Coast, Palermo, the Aeolian Islands, the Ionian Coast, Syracuse, Agrigento, Matera, Alberobello, Lecce, Capri, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Southern Italy , our most comprehensive guide to Southern Italy, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

Looking for a guide focused on Naples, Pompeii and theAmalfi Coast or Sicily? Check out our Lonely Planet Naples, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast guide or Sicily guide for a comprehensive look at all these areas have to offer. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer or Lonely Planet Discover Italy , a photo-rich guide to thecountry's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more ofthe culture of the places in which they find themselves.


Table of Contents

Plan Your Trip
Welcome to Southern Italyp. 4
Southern Italy Mapp. 6
Southern Italy's Top 11p. 8
Need to Knowp. 14
First Time Southern Italyp. 16
If You Like...p. 18
Month by Monthp. 20
Itinerariesp. 22
Eat & Drink Like a Localp. 26
Travel with Childrenp. 31
Regions at a Glancep. 33
On the Road
Naples & Campaniap. 36
Naplesp. 37
Bay of Naplesp. 60
Caprip. 60
Ischiap. 66
Procidap. 69
South of Naplesp. 70
Ercolano & Herculaneump. 70
Mt Vesuviusp. 72
Pompeiip. 72
Sorrentop. 78
West of Sorrentop. 82
Amalfi Coastp. 83
Positanop. 83
Praiano & Furorep. 87
Amalfip. 87
Ravellop. 89
South of Amalfip. 91
Costiera Cilentanap. 96
Agropolip. 96
Parco Nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Dianop. 96
Puglia, Basilicata & Calabriap. 100
Pugliap. 101
Barip. 101
Around Barip. 107
Promontorio del Garganop. 110
Isole Tremitip. 115
Valle d'Itriap. 116
Leccep. 122
Brindisip. 127
Southern & Western Salentop. 130
Basilicatap. 135
Materap. 135
Metapontop. 142
Potenzap. 143
Appennino Lucanop. 143
Basilicata's Western Coastp. 144
Calabriap. 145
Northern Tyrrhenian Coastp. 146
Cosenzap. 148
Parco Nazionale della Silap. 149
Ionian Coastp. 150
Parco Nazionale dell'Aspromontep. 151
Reggio di Calabriap. 152
Southern Tyrrhenian Coastp. 154
Sicilyp. 160
Palermop. 164
Tyrrhenian Coastp. 176
Cefal√Ļp. 176
Aeolian Islandsp. 178
Liparip. 179
Vulcanop. 183
Salinap. 184
Strombolip. 188
Ionian Coastp. 190
Taorminap. 190
Cataniap. 194
Mt Etnap. 200
Syracuse & the Southeastp. 201
Syracusep. 201
Notop. 208
Modicap. 211
Ragusap. 212
Central Sicily & the Mediterranean Coastp. 214
Agrigentop. 214
Western Sicilyp. 217
Marsalap. 218
Selinuntep. 219
Trapanip. 219
Ericep. 222
Segestap. 223
Understand
Southern Italy Todayp. 226
Historyp. 228
The Southern Way of Lifep. 241
The Mafiap. 246
The Southern Tablep. 248
Art & Architecturep. 256
Survival Guide
Directory A-Zp. 262
Transportp. 273
Languagep. 281
Indexp. 288
Map Legendp. 295