Il Corridoio Vasariana

A line snaking through the city fabric of Florence

Rome and Environs

Parco Caffarella,

the Nymphaeum of Egeria

Madonna with the Infant Christ and St John the Baptist

by Domenico Beccafumi

Apollo and Daphne

by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Guidebook covers  © Robert Kahn

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Judith DiMaio is a widely-published author of essays on aspects of art and architecture —her essays have been included in the pocket guides, ‘City Secrets: The Essential Insider's Guide’ specifically the volumes on Rome; Paris; and Florence and Venice. Series editor: Robert Kahn.

Click on the three city names, below, or click on the book covers to the right, to read excerpts from the respective travel guide.

Click on any book to read excerpts from the respective

travel guide

The Désert de Retz

An 18th century French park of wonders

Villa Farnesina

The Marble Faun

in the footsteps of Hawthorne