|I. Travelling Expenses. Money||ix|
|III. Passports. Custom House. Luggage||xi|
|IV. Season and Plan of Tour||xii|
|V. Gratuities. Guides. Public Safety. Begging||xii|
|VII. Motoring and Cycling||xvii|
|VIII. Hotels. Pensions. Private Apartments||xviii|
|IX. Restaurants. Cafés. Birrerie. Osterie. Cigars||xx|
|X. Sights, Theatres, Shops, etc||xxiii|
|XI. Post Office. Telegraph||xxv|
|XII. Climate of Rome. Health||xxvi|
|History of the City of Rome||xxix|
|List of Roman Emperors and Popes||xl|
|Mediæval and Modern Roman Art||lx|
|Glossary of Art Terms||lxxx|
'Thou art the garden of the world, the home
Of all Art yields, and Nature can decree;
E'en in thy desert, what is like to thee?
Thy very weeds are beautiful, thy waste
More rich than other climes, fertility,
Thy wreck a glory, and thy ruin graced
With an immaculate charm which cannot be defaced.'
I. Travelling Expenses. Money.
Expenses . The cost of a tour in Italy need not exceed that
incurred in other frequented parts of the Continent. The average
expenditure of a single traveller may be estimated at 20-25 francs
per day, or at 15-20 francs when a prolonged stay is made at one
place; but persons acquainted with the language and habits of the
country may easily restrict their expenses to still narower limits.
Those who travel as members of a party also effect a considerable
saving. When ladies are of the party the expenses are generally
Money . The French monetary system is now in use throughout
.the whole of Italy. The franc (lira or franco) contains 100 centesimi;
1 fr. 25 c. = 1s. (comp. the money-table at p. ii). In copper (bronzo
or rame) there are coins of 1, 2, 5, and 10 centesimi, in nickel pieces
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Book title: Central Italy and Rome, Handbook for Travellers.
Contributors: Karl Baedeker - Author.
Publisher: K. Baedeker.
Place of publication: Leipzig.
Publication year: 1909.
Page number: ix.
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