Florence & Tuscany

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Penguin, 2006 - Travel - 336 pages
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There is something for just about everyone in Florence and Tuscany. From viewing some of the world's greatest Renaissance art to wandering around designer boutiques. Discover a whole new side of Florence and Tuscany with the Eyewitness Travel Guide. This guide will give you practical information without any hassle. All of the important towns and other places to visit are described individually. Within each town or city, there is detailed information on important buildings and other sites. Make the most of your trip with the Eyewitness Travel Guide.
 

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Contents

HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE 6
6
FOUR GREAT DAYS IN FLORENCE AND TUSCANY 10
10
PUTTING FLORENCE AND TUSCANY ON THE MAP 12
12
A PORTRAIT OF TUSCANY 18
18
FLORENCE AND TUSCANY THROUGH THE YEAR 34
34
THE HISTORY OF FLORENCE AND TUSCANY 40
40
FLORENCE AT A GLANCE 58
58
CITY CENTRE EAST 60
60
NORTHERN TUSCANY 168
168
EASTERN TUSCANY 190
190
CENTRAL TUSCANY 206
206
SOUTHERN TUSCANY 230
230
PHRASE BOOK 335
235
WHERE TO STAY 244
244
RESTAURANTS CAF╔S AND BARS 264
264
SHOPS AND MARKETS 284
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CITY CENTRE NORTH 84
84
CITY CENTRE WEST 100
100
OLTRARNO 114
114
FOUR GUIDED WALKS 128
128
FLORENCE STREET FINDER 138
138
TUSCANY AT A GLANCE 150
150
WESTERN TUSCANY 152
152
ENTERTAINMENT 290
290
SPECIALIST HOLIDAYS AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES 292
292
PRACTICAL INFORMATION 296
296
TRAVEL INFORMATION 306
306
GENERAL INDEX 316
316
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Christopher Catling is a best selling author whose interest in archaeology and world heritage began when he started digging as a schoolboy. He writes for the Institute of Field Archaeology, the Society and Antiquaries, and English Heritage, and is the Vice-chairman of Cotswolds Archaeology. He is also an established travel writer; best sellers include the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Guides to Florence, Venice and Amsterdam, as well as guides to London, Amsterdam, Madeira, and Tuscany for AA Publishing and National Geographic.

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