101 reasons to go back to Italy! This compact information-filled volume will take you from the jewel-like atmosphere of the Amalfi Coast with its Byzantine Duomo, to the refined beauty of Siena and its world-renowned Palio; to the ancient Etruscan hill-town of Cortona and more. An excellent arm-chair guide, this remarkable book takes readers on a tour of Italy's 101 most spectacular villages and towns, all of which are presented in vivid colour images side by side with their history and most important sights. In addition, each entry features suggestions of what to see, do, eat, and buy, while a detailed appendix tells you exactly where to go for the best of each.
PAOLO LAZZARIN is a journalist and photographer living and working in Milan. He has been collaborating with numerous Italian and international newspapers since 1965 and has co-authored several encyclopedias as well as numerous books on photography, tourism, and sports. He lives in Milan, Italy.