Beyond the biggies like the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the Vatican… A GUIDE… FROM YOUR GUIDE!

Ready to take a deeper dive into your discovery of Rome?
Beyond the most famous sites, countless adventures await.
History tells a unique story around every corner, and astounding countryside scenery is within easy reach.
The first section of this book explores over 2,500 years of history, from Etruscan villages to ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the post-unification era.
The second section guides you on artistic adventures, with chapters on the classics, modern art, and music.
Get outside in the third section of the book, with visits to local hill towns, tastes of specialty food and wine, hiking, and other outdoor thrills.
The final section explores aquatic adventures, including fantastic sea beaches, raging rivers, and so many lakes.
Packed with insightful ideas to enrich every outing and fun facts to amaze even the locals, plus all the logistical details you need, this book will enable and inspire you to see Rome like never before!

by Bill Richards and Silvia Prosperi

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Copyright ©2021
First Edition: November 2021
Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN): 2021916998
ISBN: 978-0-9886356-1-6 (e-book 978-0-9886356-2-3)
Published by Rumble Books

Price: 17.99$ US dollars | e-book 9.99$ US dollars 


Silvia Prosperi is a licensed tour guide in Rome and Lazio. Born and raised in Rome, she has traveled extensively in Europe and beyond, but has never strayed from Italy for very long. She received her guiding license in 2009 and has never stopped exploring and learning about Rome and the surrounding region. Her “to-see list” is still endlessly long, but her expertise made it possible to select some of the best adventures for this book. Thanks to tour guiding, Silvia has met travelers from all over the world and is constantly inspired by their tales and personal journeys.

Bill Richards is the coauthor of two other travel books, Family on the Loose: The Art of Traveling with Kids and 100 Tips for Traveling with Kids in Europe. His love for travel has brought him to over 40 countries, many with his wife and kids, and he has lived in six countries on four continents. For over 30 years, Bill worked as a forest ecologist specializing in the restoration of habitat for rare wildlife species primarily in the Pacific Northwest of North America. His technical writing has appeared in scientific journals like Conservation Biology and Natural Areas Journal. He has lived in Rome since 2018.