Best-Kept Secrets of Italy PDF ePub eBook

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Best-Kept Secrets of Italy free pdf Each year a flood of visitors come to this decadant, elegant country, to enjoy the pleasures of 'la dolce vita'. Italy has drawn travellers in search of culture and romance for many centuries. From the northern snow-capped peaks of the Alps and the idyllic hilltop villages of the renowned central Tuscany and Umbria area, to the rugged southern shores of Sicily, lies a plethora of distinctive regions and people. From the sophisticated, vibrant cities to the simple elegance of the countryside, Italy's culture abounds. With Rome at its heart, as a united country, Italy is only a 150 years old which means that each region still has a strong cultural identity, resulting in a country of many different faces to delight returning visitors. An exuberance for life and its simple pleasures endears Italy to its visitors - an appreciation of family, food, history and beauty are the core values at the heart of this popular country. This gorgeous new book in the successful Secrets series is divided into regions: Northern, Central, Southern, Rome, The Islands. It's a perfect read for the armchair traveller and everyone interested in the history and the mystique of the great countries of the world.

About Gordon Kerr

Gordon Kerr was born in Scotland and gained a degree in History of Fine Art from Glasgow University. He worked in bookselling and publishing before becoming a full-time writer, since when he has written more than thirty books including works on Impressionism, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. He has a wife and two children and lives in Hampshire and South-west France, and has been visiting and travelling in Italy for more than 30 years.

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Author : Gordon Kerr
Publisher : Flame Tree Publishing
Data Published : 14 August 2014
ISBN : 0857753983
EAN : 9780857753984
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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