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111 Places in Verona and Lake Garda That You Must Not Miss

111 Places in Verona and Lake Garda That You Must Not Miss

By (author) Petra Sophia Zimmermann

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  • The ultimate insider's guide to Verona and Lake Garda
  • Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides
  • Part of the international 111 Places series with over 650 titles and 3.8 million copies in print worldwide
  • Fully illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs
Full Description

As you catch your first glimpse of the crystal-clear waters of Lake Garda with its endlessly long banks, you instantly begin envisioning sunset strolls through picturesque fishing villages and abandoning yourself to dolce far niente – the ineffable sweetness of doing nothing. Quite close by, Verona beckons you too – the city of the most famous and tragic lovers in the world, Romeo and Juliet, and of the ancient Roman arena with its annual opera festival. These are the sights and stories that leap to mind when one thinks of this region. But did you also know that the world’s second-shortest river flows here? Or that the village of Limone did not get its name from its groves of lemon trees? Have you heard the true story of Juliet’s famous balcony? Or the circumstances surrounding the 13th-century “Casa di Romeo” – the house in which the handsome young suitor could very well have lived? This guide will lead you to 111 special places rarely mentioned in conventional travel books, but which lend this history-laden idyll its sensual magic.

About the Author

Petra Sophia Zimmermann was born in Bonn in 1962. She teaches art history as an associate professor at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, and is the author of several academic books, among them her dissertation on Verona where she spends much of her time.

Specifications
Publisher
Emons Verlag
ISBN
9783954516117
Published
10th Mar 2015
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
World excluding Germany and Austria
Size
200 mm x 136 mm
Pages
240 Pages
Illustrations
111 color
Name of series
111 Places
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