Youll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommers. Its like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--theyve done the legwork for you, and theyre not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommers Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. Youd be lost without us! Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommers Italy features gorgeous color photos of the artistic treasures, ancient ruins, and lovely towns that await you. Frommers offers authoritative but fun-to-use coverage of all the top sights, plus lots of off-the-beaten track towns and attractions. Well show you the best of Rome, Florence, and Venice, then set off to explore the rest of Italy. Youll admire Milans flamboyant Duomo, shop for glass and colorful pottery, wander through the medieval alleyways of Siena, stroll through the astonishing remnants of Pompeii, explore Sicilys ancient Greek temples, bike through the vineyards and hill towns of Tuscany, and dine memorably everywhere you go. Youll even get a handy glossary of Italian phrases and menu terms, a free color fold-out map, and an online directory that makes trip-planning a snap!