With its alpine lakes, scenic coastline and vineyard cloaked countryside, Italy is the perfect location for a leisurely road trip. It's yours to explore with Back Roads Italy, which contains 25 amazing drives across the country, from the medieval mountain villages of the Italian Riviera to the swoon-worthy beaches of Sardinia.
Packed with insider tips and information, this easy-to-use guide reveals Italy at its best: spectacular sights, hidden gems and authentic local experiences.
Inside Back Roads Italy:
- 25 easy-to-follow driving tours, each lasting one to five days, including awe-inspiring views of the Alps, the seafood delights of Cinque Terre and the unspoiled sands of Sicily
- Ideas for discovering the character of each area en route: great views, delightful detours along peaceful back roads, walks through historic towns and villages, wine tours and boat trips, and activities such as hiking, cycling and kayaking. Plus you'll savour the best local experiences with our pick of the most authentic places to stay, eat and shop
- All the Italian rules of the road, postcodes for use with satnav and detailed directions for easy navigation, information on road conditions and parking tips
- Covers Turin, the Northern Lakes, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige, the Veneto, Venice, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Chianti, Siena, Urbino, Lazio, Prosecco vineyards, Spoleto, Lago Trasimeno, Colli Albani, Abruzzo, Naples, Campania, Puglia, Gargano Promontory, Calabria, Sicily, Sardinia and more
Looking for even more inspiration for your trip to Italy? Try our DK Eyewitness Italy.