Discover Italy in this breathtaking compendium of over 70 full-color vibrant photos Italy beautifully depicts the incomparable scenery and enviable lifestyle that the Italian coastline has to offer. Each year a flood of visitors come to this decadent, elegant country to enjoy the pleasures of 'la dolce vita.' Italy has drawn travelers 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. Picturesque coverage of: Venice, Milan, Varenna, Lake Como, Verona, Padua, Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, Monterosso al Mare, Florence, Pisa, Siena, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Assisi, Orvieto, Civita di Bagnoregio, Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Pompeii, Capri, and the Amalfi Coast This gorgeous new coffee table book takes you back in time while you were in Italy, or if you plan to be there, this will crystallize your plans.