Walk in the footsteps of the Medici, sip aperitivi, and discover the cultural heart of Italy: with Rick Steves on your side, Florence and Tuscany can be yours!
Inside Rick Steves Florence & Tuscany you'll find:
Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Florence and TuscanyRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo to a 600-year-old perfumeryHow to connect with local culture: Let a street musician serenade you on the Ponte Vecchio, stroll through a morning market sampling freshly-made pasta, and sip full-bodied wines with Montalcino locals at a corner enotecaBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a glass of wineSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the go, including driving tours through the heart of Tuscany and Brunello wine countryUseful resources including a packing list, an Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 400 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, Cortona, and moreMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Florence & Tuscany.
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