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Whether you want to sample delicious Tuscan food and wine, gaze at the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa or browse eclectic markets in Florence, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that this region has to offer.
The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is filled with architectural masterpieces and dazzling collections of art. Yet the countryside is just as mesmerizing, with cypress-lined roads leading to picturesque towns and idyllic islands lying just off the coast.
Our recently updated guide brings Florence and Tuscany to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the region’s iconic buildings and neighborhoods.
– our pick of Florence and Tuscany’s must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
– the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
– detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
– easy-to-follow itineraries
– expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
– color-coded chapters to every part of Florence and Tuscany, from Santa Croce to Oltrarno, Central Tuscany to Southwest Tuscany
– our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go.
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From the Publisher
Welcome to Florence and Tuscany
Explore Florence and Tuscany’s glowing amber cityscapes, wild Apennine peaks, chic designer shopping, tasty foodie treats, cypress-covered hills, divine red wine and so much more with the help of your DK Eyewitness guide. Whether you’re here for a quick visit or a grand tour, we’ll help you navigate the very best the region has to offer.
In-depth area-by-area guides
Our in-depth area guides make traveling across Florence and Tuscany easy, whether you want to relax in the crystal clear waters of Elba, whisk away the evening wine-tasting in the hills, wonder at Florence’s opulent Duomo, go truffle hunting in San Miniato or take a picture with the Leaning Tower of Pisa — we’ve got you covered. And our selection of itineraries suggest several realistic ways to make the most of your time — whether you’re staying for two weeks or just a few days.
With so much to see, we’ve created expert-led special features that show how to travel across Florence and Tuscany your way. Across detailed page spreads, we take a look at how to enjoy the flavorsome cuisine, view vivid Renaissance frescoes, hike through dramatic alpine landscapes, go off the beaten track, discover colorful Tuscan ceramics and take the perfect photo of the region’s classic scenery.
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