Frommer's Florence and Tuscany day by day

Frommer's Florence and Tuscany day by day

by Stephen Brewer, Donald Strachan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628873740
Publisher: FrommerMedia
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Series: Day by Day Guides Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 181,565
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Stephen Brewer has been writing travel guides for three decades. As an editor and writer, he has focused on European coverage for such magazines as Esquire, Connoisseur and Geo, and he was a producer of a popular radio travel show for many years. He has written several previous guides for Frommer’s, Insight, and other companies, as well as authoring Beautiful Small Coastal Towns for Rizzoli. Stephen divides his time between Manhattan and Italy.

Donald Strachan is a travel writer and journalist who has written about Italy and Europe for publications worldwide, including National Geographic Traveller, The Guardian, Telegraph, and CNN.com. He lives in London, England.

Table of Contents

18 Favorite Moments 1

18 Favorite Moments 2

1 Strategies for Seeing Tuscany 7

Strategies for Seeing Tuscany 8

2 The Best of Florence 11

Florence in One Day 12

Florence in Two Days 16

Florence in Three Days 20

The Best of the Uffizi 24

The Heart of the Centro Storico 28

Oltrarno 34

Florence's Best Small Museums 40

Florence's Masters of the Renaissance 44

Dining Best Bets 50

Florence Restaurants A to Z 51

Hotel Best Bets 56

Florence Hotels A to Z 57

Shopping Best Bets 62

Florence Shopping A to Z 63

Nightlife/A&E Best Bets 68

Florence Nightlife/A&E A to Z 69

3 The Best Full-Day Tours of Tuscany 71

The Best of Tuscany in Three Days 72

The Best of Tuscany in One Week 76

The Best of Tuscany in Ten Days 80

4 The Best Special-Interest Tours of Tuscany 83

Tuscany for Art & Architecture Lovers 84

Tuscany for Food & Wine Lovers 90

Tuscany for Families 94

Tuscany by Rail & Bus 98

Tuscany by Bike 102

5 The Best Regional Tours of Tuscany 105

Northwest Tuscany 106

Chianti & the Val d’Elsa 112

Where to Stay & Dine 115

The Val d'Orcia & Valdichiana 116

Where to Stay 122

Where to Dine 122

6 Charming Tuscan Towns & Villages 123

Arezzo 124

Where to Stay & Dine 127

Cortona 128

Where to Stay & Dine 131

Lucca 132

Where to Stay 138

Where to Dine 139

Massa Marittima 140

Montepulciano 142

Where to Stay & Dine 145

Pienza 146

Where to Stay & Dine 148

Pisa 150

Where to Stay 155

Where to Dine 155

Pistoia 156

Where to Stay 159

Where to Dine 159

San Gimignano 160

Where to Stay & Dine 165

Siena 166

Where to Stay 174

Where to Dine 175

Volterra 176

Where to Stay 180

Where to Dine 180

The Savvy Traveler 181

Before You Go 182

Money 185

Getting There & Getting Around 187

Fast Facts 191

A Brief History 196

Art & Architecture 199

Useful Terms & Phrases 204

Italian Menu & Food Terms 206

Recommended Books & Films 210

Index 213

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