“No other country has the infinite variety of Italy, from the tip of a Dolomite mountain to the southernmost wave on Pantelleria. When I travel to other countries I’m often secretly asking myself, ‘why am I here, when I could be in Italy?'” – Frances Mayes, Foreword Author
With millions of visitors every year, Italy never goes out of fashion. But how do you know where to begin, how to escape the crowds, and how – and where – to best experience this stunning vacation destination throughout the year?
Where to Go When: Italy is a beautiful new book from DK Eyewitness Travel, organized month by month. This seasonal planner brings you the best Italy has to offer. Discover sleepy villages, local festivals, and undiscovered beaches as well as the famous cities and towns of this diverse and idyllic country. Open this book to any page and you’ll be inspired to seek the best regional cuisine and the most dramatic landscapes at the best time of year.
About Frances Mayes:
Frances Mayes is the author of the best-selling memoir Under the Tuscan Sun, in which she tells her story of buying and restoring a house in Tuscany. It was later made into a blockbuster movie starring Diane Lane. Frances has just released a new memoir this summer, Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life, that’s already garnering critical acclaim and flying off bookshelves.