Author(s): Susan Van Allen
With passion, humor, and helpful tips, "100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go" inspires women to discover places that will appeal to their spirits, senses, and quests for adventure. Susan Van Allen has explored Italy up and down the boot for over 30 years and shares the intriguing details and secrets of her favorite places, along with those she's gathered from her girlfriends, fellow writers, and savvy actresses. Each entry steers women to spots that will fulfill their Italian fantasies -- whether it's exploring the palace where Audrey Hepburn lived in "Roman Holiday, " making a "Carnevale" mask in Venice, or admiring Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus" in Florence. The cornucopia of choices is divided into categories, so whether a woman is in the mood for adventure, art history, or antipasto, Van Allen guides them to unforgettable pleasures. The book also includes recommendations for relaxing spas and beaches, splendid gardens, and places to taste Italy's best gelato and chocolate and shop for treasured handicrafts.