Pure Amore. It’s an Italian escape with every glance. Imagine yourself in the footsteps of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, on the streets of Verona. Explore the lavish baroque cities of Sicily’s Val di Noto. Discover the beautiful lakes—Como, Garda, Maggiore—that have inspired artists and writers for centuries, from Pliny the Younger to Hemingway. Plus the elegant boulevards and Art Nouveau architecture of Turin, the snow-capped summits of the Gran Sasso d’Italia, and Trieste, where Jason and his Argonauts are said to have blown into town with their golden fleece. Each month’s destination is showcased through dozens of full-color photographs plus detailed captions with history, highlights, and traveler’s tips. Printed on responsibly sourced paper.
About the Author
Patricia Schultz is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die. A veteran travel journalist with over 30 years of experience, she’s written for Frommer’s, Berlitz, and Access travel guides, as well as the Wall Street Journal, Condé Nast Traveler,and Travel Weekly,where she is a contributing editor. Her home base is in New York City, but good luck finding her there.