Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary

$12.99  Sale Price: $10.39
Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary
  • Key words and phrases for travelers
  • In full color, with color coding for easy navigation
  • Handy pocket-size format
  • Menu decoder and phone instructions
  • Italian–English dictionary

Buy your Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary:

What's Included

After decades of close-to-the-ground travel through Europe, Rick Steves has learned which Italian words and phrases are important for independent travelers — and which ones are worthless outside of four-star hotels. This pocket-sized volume is packed with practical words and phrases designed to help you enjoy a better trip.

You'll find key Italian words and phrases covering:

  • Travel in Italy by train, car, city transit, and taxi
  • Shopping, money, entertainment, activities
  • Sightseeing, technology, sleeping
  • Italian food and wine, with extensive descriptions
  • Travel talk, health, love, curse words
  • Italian tongue twisters and gestures

Wait — there's more:

  • More pages than previous editions, but thinner paper for better "pocketability"
  • Detailed Italian–English and English–Italian traveler's dictionary
  • Helpful Italian–English and English–Italian menu decoder
  • Instructions for using tech devices and telephones
  • Phrases for making reservations over the phone
  • Maps to aid in conversations
  • Words and phrases designed to help you make friends with Italians

Product Details

Author(s): Rick Steves
Dimensions: 5 ½" x 3 ¾" x ½"
Weight: 8 oz
Pages: 446
Publication date: December 2013 (7th edition)
Next edition arrives: Not yet scheduled

Is This the Right Book for Me?

If your trip will focus primarily on Italy, this single-language phrase book is your best value.

If you'll be traveling to French- or German-speaking areas as well, Rick Steves' French, Italian & German Phrase Book might be the better buy. It contains all the essentials of each single-language phrase book, but without a dictionary, and with fewer travel tips (and it's in two-color, not full color).