Frommer's Florence and Tuscany Day by Day (Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket)

Frommer's Florence and Tuscany Day by Day (Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket)

Donald Strachan

Language: English

Pages: 228

ISBN: 1118167171

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Map your own adventure.  Florence & Tuscany Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city.

Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Florence & Tuscany in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info,  Florence & Tuscany Day by Day is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find:

  • Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps
  • Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include The Best of the Uffizi, Tuscany for Families, Tuscany for Food & Wine Lovers, Tuscany for Art & Architecture Lovers, and more
  • Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions clue readers in on great finds and values
  • Tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet
  • Foldout front cover, with at-a-glance maps and quick-reference info

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people-watching. Florence Nightlife/A&E A to Z Florence Nightlife/A&E A to Z The Best of Florence 70 Musicians performing at the Jazz Club. attracts fashionable 30-somethings. Piazza del Carmine. y 055-284595. Bus: D or 6. Full-Up SANTA CROCE This old cellar with a small dance floor has DJs playing hip-hop, house, or glam depending on what night you show up (Wed through Sat). Via della Vigna Vecchia 23–25R. y 055293006. Bus: C1 or C2. Yab

A12. 6 ★ Livorno. Called “Leghorn” by the English (a name later immortalized by a cartoon rooster), the freeport of Livorno has a long Anglophile history. Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote To a Skylark nearby and sailed to his death from the dock—also built by an Englishman, “Roberto” Dudley. The city, though, was heavily bombed in World War II, and is thus short on traditional “sights.” The colonial streets and canals of ambitiously named Venezia Nuova (“New Venice”) are the best part of

Dark Lucca is a typically drowsy Tuscan town after dark, with just a few nightspots. Strolling the center with a gelato is perhaps the best way to pass a warm evening. In business since 1927, Gelateria Veneta, Via Vittorio Veneto 74 (y 0583-467037; www.gelateria, is the traditional choice. Summer drinkers at Bar Zero, Via S. Paolino 58 (no phone), usually spill out onto the steps of San Paolino church opposite. Beers, spirits, and wines by the glass are all popular, as is the nightly

restaurant that’s well away from the Campo, to ensure you eat better food at better prices. ★★ Da Cucciolo SOUTH BANK PISAN  Enchantingly old-fashioned backstreet trattoria frequented by locals who know good eating at a good price. It’s the place to try simple Pisan classics like seppie e bietole (a stew of cuttlefish and chard). Vicolo Rosselmini 9. y 050-26086. Entrees 8€–14€. AE, DC, MC, V. Lunch daily; dinner Mon–Sat. ★ Osteria dei Cavalieri CENTRO STORICO TUSCAN  The best food within a few

originally sculpted for Orsanmichele, and his own bronze David. The Bargello also houses, along with countless other works, another Michelangelo David—created 3 decades after the version in the Accademia. @  11⁄2 hr. See p 30, 6. grain warehouse turned church is the perfect accompaniment to your gelato. Each of the sculpted niches was commissioned by one of Florence’s great trade guilds, including the powerful Arte della Lana (wool manufacturers). After you’ve toured the outside, take a quick

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