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Frommer's Florence, Tuscany and Umbria
     

Frommer's Florence, Tuscany and Umbria

by Reid Bramblett
 

Meticulously researched by our expert author, Frommer’s Tuscany & Umbria is the only guide you need to discover the region’s artistic treasures, Renaissance architecture, rustic villages, vineyards, and fabulous shopping. This authoritative guide will reveal the best wines and hearty regional dining, tell you how to rent your own romantic villa,

Overview

Meticulously researched by our expert author, Frommer’s Tuscany & Umbria is the only guide you need to discover the region’s artistic treasures, Renaissance architecture, rustic villages, vineyards, and fabulous shopping. This authoritative guide will reveal the best wines and hearty regional dining, tell you how to rent your own romantic villa, send you on scenic bike tours, and lead you away from the tourist crowds so you can discover the true flavor and leisurely pace of this sunny corner of Italy. We’ll show you the best of Florence and its treasure trove of art and architecture, then take you through the medieval alleyways of Siena, along the Chianti Road, and to lovely towns like San Gimignano, Lucca, Assisi, Perugia, and more.

Every one of our honest, in-depth hotel reviews is based on a recent personal inspection; every restaurant has been tried personally; and every sight, shop, and stroll was checked out in detail. You’ll get the latest trip-planning advice, valuable cultural insights, wonderful tips for venturing off the beaten path, and detailed, accurate maps. With Frommer’s in hand, it’s a snap to design the Italian adventure that’s right for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764542190
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/05/2004
Series:
Frommer's Complete Series , #337
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.34(h) x 1.11(d)

Meet the Author

Reid Bramblett learned Italian on the playground of a Roman parochial school when he was 12, explored Italy with his parents for 2 years in a hippie-orange VW camper, and spent a year studying there during a break from the anthropology department at Cornell. After a stint in Frommer’s editorial offices, Reid vaulted over the desk to write Frommer’s first guide to Tuscany and Umbria and hasn’t stopped exploring, learning, interviewing, taking notes, and reporting it all in guidebooks since. He has also written Frommer’s Northern Italy, Frommer’s Portable Florence, Frommer’s Memorable Walks in New York, is a coauthor of Frommer’s Italy from $70 a Day, and contributes to Frommer’s Europe and Frommer’s Europe from $70 a Day. When not on the road, he lives in Maspeth, Queens, New York.

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