The Most Beautiful Villages of ItalySKU: ItalyBorghi ISBN: 9788889291764
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The Most Beautiful Borghi (villages) of Italy
Discover the beautiful, hidden gems of Italy with The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy book. The book is easy to use with just the right level of information about each of the 334 most beautiful Borghi found all over Italy. Each small town has a beautiful photograph and an enticing description that concisely explains everything a visitor would want to know. Mini sections tell you the must see attractions, what to eat and drink, local events and what else to do in the wider area. First English edition, published November 2022.
- 334 of the most beautiful villages in Italy
- First English edition. Published November 2022
- 20 regional maps, chapters and indexes
- Highlights; Must see attractions, local products/food/events
- Enjoyable and simple to use
What is a Borghi?
A Borgo is a cluster of Italian houses positioned around a castle, a church or fortified abbey. Over time, markets, artisan activities and a new social class, the "bourgeoisie" were fostered there. The result has been the formation, over the centuries, of a dense network of small and medium-sized villages often surrounded by walls, characterised by their commercial and artisanal economy. They have remarkable cultural heritage and traditions and are are often surrounded by natural and agricultural landscapes. Although borghi did not have the status of cities, they exercised an urban role towards their territories during the centuries. The concept of "borgo" is so firmly rooted that it embodies, since the middle ages, a specific type of community living.
Who is this Italian guide book for?
Anyone going on a road trip to Italy should consider this an essential guidebook. Anyone going to Italy and hiring a car. Anyone who can't decide if the should go to Italy or somewhere else.
This publication follows a similar format to The Most Beautiful Villages of France
Make sure you've packed your map
Use the Michelin Italy Road Atlas and make the most of your road trip Italy. For quick route planning, see our Michelin Italy Sheet Map.
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