The Italian Riviera may not have the recognition of its more famous French equivalent, but as Cadogan's unique guide will show, it has all the ingredients for a breathtaking trip. Explore one of nature's most perfect suntraps, with its Neopolitan climate, diverse landscape and dazzling coastline or drive north to discover the fabulous mountains of northwest Italy. In 2006, the Winter Olympics arrive in Turin and details of new facilities in place for the event are included in this new edition. The key cities range from the glamorous Portofino to the medieval Genoa, home of pesto, noble palaces, art-filled churches and Italy's busiest ports. Along the way, travelers can also take in stylish Santa Margherita, the museum of the Antartic, the biggest aquarium in Europe and charming hilltop towns. Written by expert writers on Italy, this guide brings them both the vibrant and the tranquil sides of the Riviera.There are guided tours of the other rooms, including a wine museum and the library purchased for the castle by Silvio Pellico (see p.237). At pretty Serralunga da#39;Alba (east as the crow flies, squiggling back and forth as the car drives) you still anbsp;...
|Title||:||Italian Riviera and Piedmont|
|Author||:||Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls|
|Publisher||:||New Holland Publishers - 2005-11|