Buzz through Rome on a scooter, cook up a feast in Tuscany, float down Venice's Grand Canal and hang out with the glitterati on the Amalfi Coast - Italy is the real deal. Make sure you are pointing in the right direction with this best-selling guide.
EXPLORE - in-depth coverage takes you beyond the classic cities into the heart of Italy's rolling countryside, craggy mountains and tiny hilltop towns
PUT IT IN CONTEXT - detailed history, culture, art and food chapters help you get under the skin of this incredibly diverse country
HATCH A PLAN - inspirational itineraries and comprehensive practical information enable you to make the most of your time in Italy
STAY IN STYLE - whether it's a cosy B&B; for a night or a week in Puglia's trulli, our listings deliver
DINE OUT - from humble trattorie to fine-dining institutions, our hand-picked reviews highlight the best of Italy's regional cuisine