Author(s): Rough Guides Staff; Agnes R. Crawford
The Rough Guide to Rome is the definitive guide to this enthralling city. This new edition includes a 24-page full-colour introduction to the city and its many highlights - from the Sistine Chapel to the Catacombs. Throughout the guide there are entertaining accounts of every sight and activity along with the pick of the best hotels, restaurants and bars that the city has to offer. The guide also includes accounts and practical details of all the day trips possible from the capital, including Tivoli, Ostia and the nearby beaches. There are over 25 maps and plans covering every part of the city, pinpointing the locations of the restaurants, hotels and guesthouses included in the listings.
Rough Guides are written by expert authors who are passionate about both writing and travel. They have detailed knowledge of the areas they write about--having either traveled extensively or lived there--and their expertise shines through on every page. It's priceless information, delivered with wit and insight, providing the down-to-earth, honest read that is the hallmark of Rough Guides.