Synopses & Reviews
Rick Stevesand#8217; Pocket guidebooks truly are a and#147;tour guide in your pocket.and#8221; Each colorful, compact 280-page book includes Rickand#8217;s advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map.
Rick Stevesand#8217; Pocket Florence includes the following walks and tours:
Accademia Tour: Michelangeloand#8217;s David
Uffizi Gallery Tour
Duomo Museum Tour
About the Author
has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. Rick produces a public television series (Rick Steves' Europe)
, a public radio show (Travel with Rick Steves),
and an app and podcast (Rick Steves Audio Europe);
writes a bestselling series of guidebooks and a nationally syndicated newspaper column; organizes guided tours that take thousands of travelers to Europe annually; and offers an information-packed website (RickSteves.com). With the help of his hardworking staff of 80 at Europe Through the Back Doorand#151;in Edmonds, Washington, just north of Seattleand#151;Rick's mission is to make European travel fun, affordable, and culturally broadening for Americans.
Gene Openshaw is a writer, composer, tour guide, and lecturer on art and history. Specializing in writing walking tours of Europe's cultural sights, Gene has coauthored 10 of Rick's books and contributes to Rick's public television series. As a composer, Gene has written a full-length opera (Matter), a violin sonata, and dozens of songs. He lives near Seattle with his daughter, and roots for the Mariners in good times and bad.