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Let's Go Italy
A website featuring travel information written entirely for students by students. Browse this site to find information on visiting some of the most popular places in Italy.
NY Times' Italy Travel Guide
The New York Times' travel guide for sightseeing in Italy. Find information on various cities and local attractions.
Italy Travel & Culture Guides
Note: These books are available for you to use before leaving the U--please do not take library books with you on your learning abroad trip. eBooks can be accessed online while on your trip.
Frommer's Italy 2013 by
Available as an eBook by clicking the title link above.
Insider advice on avoiding the crowds as you explore some of Italy's greatest gems, from the Uffizi in Florence to the Vatican Museum in Rome, and from the ruins at Pompeii to Venice's St. Mark's basilica. Plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners, like the Marches, the Dolomites, and even Sardinia.
Italian Survival Guide: The Language and Culture You Need to Travel with Confidence in Italy by
General Collection, Level 2: PC1121 .B56 2008
Italian Survival Guide is a down-to-earth, bare-bones introduction to Italian that aims to make a trip abroad as smooth and enjoyable as possible. This information-packed mini-course concentrates on preparing readers to travel in Italy in a limited time by focusing on what is most useful or interesting to travelers and cutting out unnecessary vocabulary and grammar.
Culture Shock! Italy by
General Collection, Level 2: DG451 .F55 1995
Culture Shock! country guides are easy-to-read, accurate, and entertaining crash courses in local customs and etiquette. Culture Shock! practical guides offer the inside information you need whether you're a student, a parent, a globetrotter, or a working traveler. Each Culture Shock! title is written by someone who's lived and worked in the country, and each book is packed with practical, accurate, and enjoyable information to help you find your way and feel at home.
Lonely Planet Italy by
General Collection, Level 2: DG416 .I82 2006
Recommends restaurants, accommodations, attractions, and entertainment; and provides information on transportation and planning itineraries.
Go Slow Italy by
General Collection, Level 2: DG430.2 .S227 2009
Go Slow Italy embraces the Slow philosophy: an appreciation of history, landscape and architecture, craftsmanship and community, real food, small producers, and the enjoyment of life at its most enriching. Book jacket.
Livemocha is a free online language learning resource that can help you brush up on your foreign language skills before traveling abroad. This resource combines traditional language learning methods, online practice, and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. Click here to sign up for a free account.
Programs in Italy
Some of the learning abroad programs in Italy currently offered. Check the Learning Abroad website for a complete list.