Experience Italy



Lonely Planet’s Experience Italy is your guide to unforgettable experiences and local surprises. Learn to voga in Venice, explore the palaces of Turin, and discover hidden beaches and lush islands on the Amalfi Coast - all guided by local experts with fresh perspectives.

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Gaze upon countless museum masterpieces and imaginative street art. Explore dramatic Roman ruins and conquer fire-spitting volcanoes. Indulge in delightful regional delicacies and sip liquid perfection in postcard-perfect vineyards.

Uncover Italy’s best experiences and get away from the everyday!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Experience Italy:

Unique experiences to string together an unforgettable trip

Inspiring full-colour travel photography and maps throughout

Highlights and trip builders to help tailor a trip to your personal needs and interests

Fresh perspectives to surprise you with things you hadn’t thought of, as well as fresh takes on the well-known sights

Insider tips help you discover hidden gems and get around like a local

Expert insights take you to the heart of the place - food, wine, wildlife wonders, art, Roman history

Practical info and tips on money, getting around, unique and local ways to stay, and responsible travel

Covers Rome, Sardinia, Florence, Tuscany, Venice, the Veneto, Turin, Piedmont, Cinque Terre, Milan, the Lakes, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Calabria

Writers: Kevin Raub, Erica Firpo, Duncan Garwood, Benedetta Geddo, Paula Hardy, Stephanie Ong, Margherita Raag, Eva Sandoval, Nicola Williams.