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Everything You Need to See the Best of Tuscany & Umbria by Car!
Let Frommer’s Take You To:
- Medieval walled cities, majestic alpine slopes, and lively festivals
- The Etruscan treasures and hidden hot springs of The Maremma
- David, the Birth of Venus, the Duomo and other stunning masterpieces in art-rich Florence
- The vineyards of the Chianti region and the quaint Western Hill Towns
- Northern Umbria, home to ancient churches and basilicas, valleys of olive groves and brilliant frescoes
- And much, much more!
Inside You’ll Find:
- 25 distinctive, easy-to-use itineraries—all fully illustrated with beautiful full-color photos
- Recommendations on the best hotels and restaurants along each route
- Exact directions, distances, and driving times for each route
- All the sights along the way—with highlights for history buffs, nature lovers, and families traveling with kids
- Scenic side trips, special moments, and recommended walks
- Detailed, accurate full-color route-planning maps—plus a new atlas section
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Table of Contents
Route Map of Tuscany & Umbria.
About this Book.
Tour 1: Lunigiana & Versilia.
Tour 2: Lucca.
Tour 3: Garfagnana & the Apuan Alps.
Tour 4: The Sea & Monte Pisano.
Tour 5: The Pistoia Mountains & Prato.
From Maremma to the Sea.
Tour 6: The Maremma around Livorno.
Tuscan Islands & Beaches.
Tour 7: The Isle of Elba.
Tour 8: The Maremma near Grosseto.
Tour 9: The Tufa Lands & the Argentario.
Tour 10: Florence.
Tour 11: From Val d'Arno to Val d'Elsa.
Wine & Oil.
Tour 12: Mugello & Fièsole.
Tour 13: Casentino & Pratomagno.
Tour 14: Upper Val Tiberina & Valdichiana.
Tour 15: Siena.
Tour 16: The Chianti Hills.
Tour 17: The Crete to Val d'Orcia.
Tour 18: Monte Amiata.
Tuscany's Hot Water Spas.
Tour 19: Perugia.
Tour 20: Northeast Umbria.
Tour 21: Shores & Hills of Trasimeno.
Tour 22: The Umbrian Valley.
The Legend of St Francis of Assisi.
Tour 23: From Orvieto to the Tevere Valley.
Tour 24: Southern Umbria.
Tour 25: Valnerina & the Sibillini Mountains.
Motoring in Italy.
Accommodation and Restaurants.
Index & Acknowledgements.
Atlas and Town Plans.