James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countrysideof Tuscany and Umbria. Arranged for the utmost flexibilityfrom half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a seriesthe itineraries combine the pleasures of walking and eating with one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world. Calling at medieval hill towns, secluded Benedictine abbeys, spring-fed pools, and Etruscan ruins, Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria enables travelers to discover Italy's finest delights in a singularly rewarding way.
• New and revised walks
• Clear, easy-to-follow maps
• Suggestions for local food and wine and the best restaurants, hotels, and family- run accommodations
• Half-day, full-day, or overnight itineraries
• Practical tips, including information on climate, what to take, what to wear, and much more
Author Biography: James Lasdun is the author of several books of fiction and poetry, including the novel The Horned Man.
Pia Davis coordinates the companion Web site for Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria.
|Publisher:||Penguin Group (USA)|
|Product dimensions:||4.30(w) x 7.78(h) x 1.31(d)|