Tuscany & Umbria Adventure Guide

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Hunter Publishing, Inc, Jan 4, 2011 - Travel - 500 pages
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This history-rich region offers some of Italy's classic landscapes - pole-straight cypress trees lining dusty farm roads, rolling hills that stretch as far as the eye can see, fields of vibrant sunflowers, medieval villages perched on rocky spurs above crashing surf. Visit them all with this comprehensive guide that helps you explore the very best places. A largely untouched coastline and protected wild areas only add to the appeal of this top vacation destination. Regional chapters take you on an introductory tour, with stops at museums, historic sites and local attractions. Places to stay and eat; transportation to, from and around your destination; practical concerns; tourism contacts - it's all herel Detailed regional and town maps feature walking and driving tours. Then come the adventures - fishing, canoeing, hiking, rafting, llama trips and more. Never galloped along a beach on horseback, trekked up a mountain, explored ancient sites? Also includes extensive lists of recommended outfitters, with all contact details - e-mail, website, phone number and location. Adventure Guides are about living more intensely, waking up to your surroundings and truly experiencing all that you.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Travel Information
17
Tuscany
27
Outside of Florence
84
Siena its Surroundings
141
Outside of Siena
160
Arezzo Its Surroundings
201
Outside of Arezzo
214
Pisa
285
Outside of Pisa
303
Maremma Grosseto
341
Umbria
361
Orvieto Southwest Umbria
379
Foligno Spoleto Monti Sibillini
407
Assisi Northeast Umbria
435
Addendum
453

Lucca
237
Outside of Lucca
248
Maps
461
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