Fully-revised and updated, this Berlitz Pocket Guide to Florence provides all the information you need to enjoy this fascinating city, in a handy and genuinely pocketable format. Easy-to-use, colour-coded chapters allow you to locate information quickly, and full-colour, fold-out maps provide instant orientation, making this guide ideal for on-the-spot-reference. The Top 10 attractions are highlighted on an illustrated, double-page spread, capturing everything you simply can't afford to miss, such as the Duomo, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio and much more, helping you to make the most of your stay. The comprehensive 'Where to Go' chapter covers the entire city, region by region, with recommended excursions for those wanting to travel a little further afield. From enjoying alfresco concerts to shopping at local markets, there are plenty of ideas for things to do, including sports and activities for children. A dedicated 'Eating Out' section provides information on local specialities and useful Italian vocabulary to help you read the menu and place orders with ease.
The concise 'History' chapter, interesting features, and cultural tips will help you truly get to the heart of Florence and its unique heritage, covering everything from famous Florentine explorers and Renaissance artists, to the city's best picnic spots. An invaluable 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of practical information and expert travel advice on transport, climate, religion, money, health and much more. You will also find a detailed listings section with recommended hotels and restaurants suitable for all budgets.
Publisher: Berlitz Publishing Company