Florence & Tuscany - Understand Florence & Tuscany and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

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All the info you need on everything from history, film, art and architecture to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and les-bian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.

  • a rundown on the best food and drink
  • info on the film and literature set in and inspired by Tuscany
  • full coverage of the Etruscans, the Medicis, Galileo and all the region’s history
  • details on Leonardo da Vinci, Filippo Brunelleschi, Giorgio Vasari, and the other artists who shaped the region

This chapter contains the Florence & Tuscany Today, History, The Tuscan Way of Life, The Tuscan Table, Tuscany on Page & Screen, Art & Architecture, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Florence & Tuscany guidebook.

Coverage includes: Florence & Tuscany Today, History, The Tuscan Way of Life, The Tuscan Table, Tuscany on Page & Screen, Art & Architecture, Directory A–Z, Transport and Language.

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  • Create your perfect trip with our planning tools and suggested itineraries
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