In addition to 17 days of world-class musical events, theatrical presentations, and art exhibitions, the Spoleto Festival offers visitors an opportunity to experience the attractions of historic Charleston.
The city is host to some of the world's greatest restaurants, frequently featured in the Discovery Channel's "Great Chefs" series. It also offers a variety of first-class hotels and historic bed and breakfasts.
The active festivalgoer can discover the glories of Charleston through a variety of city tours, or one can make excursions to historic plantations and gardens in neighboring towns. Sun lovers can also take advantage of the beaches surrounding the city. All these form the background for Spoleto Festival USA, one of the world's most exciting annual cultural events. For more information on tourism, hotels, and restaurants, write to: Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, PO Box 975, Charleston, SC 29402; or call: (843) 853-8000; or fax: (843) 853-0444; or log onto the Web at: www.charlestoncvb.com
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