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Lonely Planet Italy (11th Edition) (Travel Guide) by Lonely Planet, Helena Smith, Duncan Garwood, Gregor Clark,

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By Lonely Planet, Helena Smith, Duncan Garwood, Gregor Clark, Brendan Sainsbury, Virginia Maxwell, Paula Hardy, Cristian Bonetto, Kerry Christiani, Donna Wheeler

Lonely Planet Italy is your passport to the main appropriate and updated recommendation on what to work out and pass, and what hidden discoveries watch for you. soak up a gondolier's candy tune whereas gliding earlier Venetian palaces, pattern olives and wines as you traverse Tuscany's storybook hills, or be humbled amid millions of years of Roman historical past and paintings; all together with your relied on shuttle better half. Get to the center of Italy now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Italy trip consultant:

  • Full-colour maps and photographs throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey for your personal own wishes and interests
  • Insider assistance prevent time and cash and assist you get round like an area, heading off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential details at your fingertips - together with hours of operation, mobile numbers, web pages, transit guidance and prices
  • Honest stories for all budgets - together with consuming, sound asleep, sight-seeing, going out, procuring and hidden gemstones that the majority guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra lucrative go back and forth adventure - together with historical past, paintings, literature, cinema, track, structure, politics, delicacies, wine, customs
  • Free, handy pull-out Rome map (included in print version), plus over one hundred thirty five color maps
  • Useful positive factors - together with consume & Drink Like a neighborhood, open air stories, and Month by way of Month (annual pageant calendar)

Covers: Rome, Turin, Piedmont, the Italian Riviera, Milan, the Lakes, Dolomites, Venice, Emilia-Romagna, Florence, Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Naples, Campania, Puglia, Sicily, Sardinia and more

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Louis Le Vau (1612–70) and Jules French has been dubbed “the language of Molière,” after playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, alias Molière, (1622– 73), who helped create the Comédie-Française, now situated near his home in Rue Richelieu. On the Left Bank, the Odéon Théâtre de l’Europe was home to playwright Jean Racine (1639–99). -E. Blanche (about 1910) Scientists Exiled in Paris The Duke and Duchess of Windsor married in France after his abdication in 1936 as King Edward VIII. The city granted them a rent-free mansion in the Bois de Boulogne.

The Naughty Nineties The Lumière brothers captured the daring negligée fashions of the 1890s in the first moving images of the cinematograph. Central Hall of the Grand Palais The Grand Palais (p210) was built to house two huge exhibitions of French painting and sculpture at the World Exhibition of 1889. 1891 First metro 1871 Third 1874 Monet paints first 1885 Louis Pasteur Republic established Impressionist picture: Impression: Soleil levant discovers rabies vaccine 1870 Zoo animals were shot to feed the hungry (see p226) 1870 Siege of Paris 1875 station opens 1889 Eiffel Tower built 1880 1885 1890 Entrance ticket to the exhibition Louis Pasteur 1889 Great Exhibition T H E H I S T O R Y O F PA R I S Citroën 5CV France led the world in the early development of the automobile.

Shopping center Citroën Goddess (1956) With its ultra-modern lines, this became Paris’s most prestigious car. 1950 1962 André Malraux, Minister Construction of UNESCO, and the Musée de Radio-France 1945 President de Gaulle Ducting at of Culture, begins renovation the Pompidou program of run-down Center districts and monuments 1950 1955 1960 1965 1958 1964 1968 Establishment of Fifth Republic with de Gaulle as President Reorganization of the Ile de France Student riots and workers’ strikes in the Latin Quarter 1977 Pompidou Center opens.

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