Italy - Florence & Tuscany (PDF Chapter)
This is the Florence & Tuscany chapter from Lonely Planet’s Italy guidebook.
Florence and Tuscany are the perfect introduction to Italy’s dolce vita. Florence boasts an ex-traordinary trove of world-class art and architecture. Away from the city the pace slows as magnif-icent landscapes and the gentle heartbeat of the seasons cast their seductive spell.
- swoon over Florence’s treasures: the world’s finest collection of Renaissance paintings at the Uffizi and the dome of Brunelleschi’s Duomo
- pedal and picnick atop stone city walls in Lucca
- get lost in medieval Pisa and scaling its iconic Leaning Tower at sunset
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Florence, Central Tuscany, Siena, Chianti, San Gimi-gnano, Volterra, Val d’Orcia, Montepulciano, Southern Tuscany, Massa Marittima, Città del Tufo, Central Coast & Elba, Livorno, Isola d’Elba, Northwestern Tuscany, Pisa, Lucca, Pietrasanta, Eastern Tuscany, Arezzo, Cortona.