Awe-inspiring art, magnificent architecture, a turbulent history - glory in the artistic and cultural wealth of this Renaissance city. Inside this indispensable guide you'll find all the stars of the City plus where to shop for designer-wear and beautiful gifts, how to avoid those touristy trattorias, and accommodation options for discerning travellers in every budget. Focus on Florence : history, art, food and fashion intelligently covered by our expert author.
Detailed walking tours: mapped tours take you beyond the centre so you won't miss a thing. Festivals & events : our month-by-month calendar makes planning your trip easy. Honest Reviews : the best places to indulge your senses, from top-notch Tuscan fare to sumptuous fornaio pastries.