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111 Places in Florence & Northern Tuscany That You Must Not Miss

111 Places in Florence & Northern Tuscany That You Must Not Miss

By (author) Beate C. Kirchner

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  • The ultimate insider's guide to Florence and Northern Tuscany
  • Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides
  • Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide
  • Millions of travellers visit Tuscany every year seeking out new and interesting experiences
  • Fully illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs
Full Description
Michelangelo's David, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the smooth cypress hills - these are among the celebrated must-see sights of Tuscany. Yet the cultural landscape of Florence and the surrounding countryside is an inexhaustible trove of visual and historical gems if you know where to look, that is. Where, for instance, can you find 1,000 Masonic objects and symbols? Where does the official championship in cheese-throwing take place? Where was a memorial dedicated to a king's assassin, and where can you see a double-dawn? This book will lead you right inside the turbulent history, exciting stories, and unexpected sites and pleasures of Tuscany. Discover frescos, sculptures and other great and peculiar works of art in hidden locales; try the culinary classics and lesser-known Tuscan treats enjoyed by locals; and seek out breathtaking views from unexpected locations.
About the Author
Beate C. Kirchner studied political science in Florence and Munich, and was editor of several German magazines. Today she works as a freelance writer focusing on economy, politics, and travel. She visits Florence several times a year.
Specifications
Publisher
Emons Verlag
ISBN
9783954516131
Published
27th May 2015
Binding
Paperback / softback
Size
204 mm x 136 mm
Pages
240 Pages
Illustrations
111 color, b&w
Name of series
111 Places/Shops
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