Author(s): Marco Polo
Explore Rome with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the city's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place in the Italian capital. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful city has to offer... Whether on the Capitoline Hill, at the Colosseum or in Campo de' Fiori, for centuries Rome has displayed her grace and grandeur. Rediscover the Eternal City whose classical temples, columns and baroque church facades shine in new splendour. Enjoy the fashion haven of the Alta Moda, a foamy cappuccino on a piazza, or immerse yourself in the trendy Testaccio district. This is Rome! Your Marco Polo Rome Pocket Guide includes:Insider Tips - we show you the hidden gems and little known secrets that offer a real insight into the city from authentic Roman cooking with a local host, fairy-tale villas and palazzi to legendary frescoes, mosaics and sculptures.Best of - find the best things to do for free, the best `only in' Rome experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.Sightseeing - all of the top sights are organised by areas of the city so you can easily plan your day.Discovery Tours - 5 specially tailored tours that will get you to the heart of Rome, on foot, by bike or train. Enjoy a cappuccino over the Capitol, a stroll through its ancient history, a visit to St. Peter's, aperitivo on the piazza and evening meal in the ghetto. You can experience Rome's unique charm, hand-picked restaurants and the best local activities with these personal tours.Rome in full-colour - Marco Polo Pocket Guide Rome includes full-colour photos throughout the guide bringing the city to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.Touring App - new for 2018, you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again! Street Atlas and pull-out map - we've included a detailed street atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour.Useful Italian phrases - the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by.Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Rome to show you around this fabulous city. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Rome has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy!
Named after the famous Venetian explorer, Marco Polo launched its new series of maps in 2011, and its travel guides in March 2012. The team has many years of expertise in successfully producing and selling cartographic products and travel guides. Marco Polo offers an extensive range of high-quality publications, including travel guides, traditional maps, laminated city and holiday maps, road atlases, and phrasebooks.