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Lonely Planet: The world''s leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Rome is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Let gelato melt on your tongue in Piazza Navona, marvel at Michelangelo''s Sistine Chapel frescoes, or retrace the footsteps of the ancients amid the Roman Forum''s magical ruins; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Rome and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Rome Travel Guide:

Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots 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 that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, cuisine, wine, and more Free, convenient pull-out Rome map (included in print version), plus over 25 colour neighbourhood maps Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Travel with Children, and Day Trips Coverage of Ancient Rome; Central Storico; Tridente, Trevi and the Quirnale; Monte, Esquilino and San Lorenzo; San Giovanni; Southern Rome; Trastevere and Gianicolo; Vatican City; Villa Borghese; Northern Rome; and more

eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)

Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges Seamlessly flip between pages Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalise your guidebook experience Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Rome, our most comprehensive guide to Rome, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

Looking for just the highlights of Rome? Check out Lonely Planet''s Discover Rome, a photo-rich guide to the city''s most popular attractions, or Lonely Planet''s Pocket Rome, a handy-sized guide focused on the can''t-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet''s Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet''s Discover Italy, a photo-rich guide to the country''s most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Duncan Garwood, and Abigail Hole.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world''s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet''s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers'' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

''Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.'' - New York Times

''Lonely Planet. It''s on everyone''s bookshelves; it''s in every traveller''s hands. It''s on mobile phones. It''s on the Internet. It''s everywhere, and it''s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.'' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Publisher: Footscray, Vic. ; London : Lonely Planet, 2012.
Edition: 7th ed.
ISBN: 9781742208428
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill. (chiefly col.), maps.
Additional Contributors: Blasi, Abigail
Alternative Title: Lonely Planet Rome


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