Synopses & Reviews
Who but Rick Steves can tell travelers how to stroll the same streets walked by Michelangelo or stay in a farmhouse in a Tuscan hill town? With Rick Steves' Florence and Tuscany 2006, travelers can experience Rick's favorite destinations in Florence, including the Duomo, the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the Ponte Vecchio economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, Rick Steves' Florence and Tuscany 2006 includes opinionated coverage of both famous and lesser-known sights; friendly places to eat and sleep; suggested day plans; walking tours and trip itineraries; clear instructions for smooth travel anywhere by car, train, or foot; and Rick's newest back door discoveries. America's #1 authority on travel to Europe, Rick's time-tested recommendations for safe and enjoyable travel in Europe have been used by millions of Americans in search of their own unique European travel experience.
With this revised 2009 guidebook, travelers to Italy can experience the authors' favorite destinations in Florence and Tuscany--economically and hassle-free. Color maps & photos.
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really
need to know when traveling through Florence and Tuscany.
With the self-guided tours in this book, youll discover the geographic heart of Italy. Take the Renaissance Walk and tour the Uffizi Gallery to learn how Florence taught civilized living to the rest of Europe. Wander through the medieval city of Siena and find out what Pisa has to offer beyond the Leaning Tower. Relax in sunny Tuscan hill towns where youll enjoy full-bodied wine, the worlds best gelato, and the company of friendly locals.
Ricks candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. Youll learn how to get around by train, bus, or rental car and get up-to-date advice on whats worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.