The highly successful "Globetrotter Travel Series", which includes Travel Guides, Maps and Road Atlases, presently covers more than 80 destinations worldwide. The Packs are excellent value, including both a guidebook and a softcover version of the fold-out Globetrotter map of the region, in a printed plastic wallet. The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Rome and the Vatican have to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to Rome and the Vatican by concisely highlighting the city's 'must see' areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar city is compacted into useful and practical 'At-a-Glance' sections at the end of each chapter.
The fold-out map of Rome and the Vatican is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main town plan of Rome, it features 2 detailed area maps and 1 site plan.
Table of Contents
Ancient and Medieval Rome; * Il Quirinale, Via Veneto and Stazione di Termini; * Il Campidoglio, Jewish Rome and Campo de'Fiori The Pantheon, Parliament and Piazza Navona; * Piazza di Spagna and Piazza del Popolo; * Vatican City; * Travestere and Janiculum Beyond the City Walls.
Fiona Nichols discovered Italy 30 years ago and has studied Italian and absorbed Renaissance art. She has visited Rome many times and has continued to travel to the capital periodically.