Explore Florence: The Best Routes Around The City

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Explore Florence, part of a brand-new series launch for March 2014, is the ideal pocket companion when discovering the city: a full-color guide containing 15 easy-to-follow routes, taking in the outstanding collection of Renaissance art at the Uffizi Gallery, views of this most beautiful of cities from Piazzale Michelangelo, and excursions to the Tuscan towns of Siena and Pisa. Florence is famed as the home of the Renaissance and the contemporary city is without doubt one of the finest open-air museums in the ...

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Overview

Explore Florence, part of a brand-new series launch for March 2014, is the ideal pocket companion when discovering the city: a full-color guide containing 15 easy-to-follow routes, taking in the outstanding collection of Renaissance art at the Uffizi Gallery, views of this most beautiful of cities from Piazzale Michelangelo, and excursions to the Tuscan towns of Siena and Pisa. Florence is famed as the home of the Renaissance and the contemporary city is without doubt one of the finest open-air museums in the world. Insight’s trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to Florence’s cuisine, artisan shopping, and key historical dates. Hand-picked places to eat and drink are highlighted in each tour and in the directory section, which contains a wealth of useful practical information, including a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and stunning photography captures the unique charms of Florence.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780056562
  • Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2014
  • Series: Insight Explore Guides Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 629,489
  • Product dimensions: 4.60 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Table of Contents

ABOUT THIS BOOK
RECOMMENDED ROUTES

INTRODUCTION
Explore Florence
Food and Drink
Shopping
Entertainment
History: Key Dates

BEST ROUTES
1. Piazza del Duomo
2. Orsanmichele to the Ponte Vecchio
3. The Uffizi
4. The Bargello and Santa Croce
5. Santa Maria Novella to San Marco
6. The Accademia to the Museo Archeologico
7. Around Piazza della Repubblica
8. Oltrano
9. The Pitti Palace and Boboli Garden
10. San Miniato al Monte
11. Fiesole
12. Medici Villas
13. San Gimignano
14. Siena
15. Pisa

DIRECTORY
Accommodation
Restaurants
Nightlife
A–Z
Language

CREDITS
INDEX

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