Pocket Rough Guide Florence Make the most of your time on Earth with the ultimate travel guides. Entertaining, informative and stylish pocket guide, now with free eBook. Discover the best of Florence with this compact and entertaining pocket travel guide. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for short-trip travellers and covers all the key sights (Duomo, Uffizi and San Marco), restaurants, shops, cafés and bars, plus inspired ideas for day-trips, with honest and independent recommendations from our experts. Features of this travel guide to Pocket Rough Guide Florence: - Compact format: packed with practical information, this is the perfect travel companion when you're out and about exploring Florence - Honest and independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our writers will help you make the most of your trip - Incisive area-by-area overviews: covering Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria and more, the practical 'Places' section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink and shop - Handy pull-out map: with every major sight and listing highlighted, the pull-out map makes on-the-ground navigation easy - Time-saving itineraries: carefully planned routes will help inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences - Day-trips: venture further afield to Fiesole or Oltrarno. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive - Travel tips and info: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting around, health, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A-Z directory and handy language section and glossary - Attractive user-friendly design: features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout - The ultimate travel tool: download the free eBook to access all this from your phone or tablet - Covers: Piazza del Duomo; Piazza della Signoria; West of the centre; North of the centre; East of the centre; Oltrarno; The city outskirts and Fiesole Looking for a comprehensive travel guide to Italy? Try The Rough Guide to Italy for an informative and entertaining look at all the country has to offer. About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
Discover this beautiful city with the most incisive and entertaining travel guide on the market. You can take this handy, pocket-sized book out with you anywhere, any time. Whether you plan to gawp at Michelangelo's David, admire the view from hilltop San Miniato al Monte or relax over apertivi in the Oltrano neighbourhood, Pocket Rough Guide Florence will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Perfect for short trips - compact and concise, with all the practical info you'll need for a few days' stay. - Free pull-out map, as well as full-colour maps throughout - navigate the alleys and squares around the Duomo or find your way to Santa Croce's best restaurants without needing to get online. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Florence's unmissable sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned days to help you organize your visit. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, with options to suit every budget. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Detailed city coverage - whether visiting the big sights or venturing off the tourist trail, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Chapters cover each neighbourhood in depth, with all the sights and the best of the nearby shops, cafés, restaurants, bars and clubs. Areas covered include: Piazza del Duomo; Pizza della Signoria; San Lorenzo; west of the centre, including Ognissanti; Oltrano; the city outskirts; Fiesole. Attractions include: The Uffizi; Santa Croce; The Duomo; Ponte Vecchio, Santa Maria Novella; Capella Brancacci; Mercato di Sant'Ambrogio; Mercato Centrale; Palazzo Pitti; The Bargello; Museo dell'Opera del Duomo; San Lorenzo and Medici tombs; Santo Spirito; San Miniato al Monte, and many more. - Day-trips - venture further afield to the hill-town Fiesole, within easy reach of Florence. - Accommodation - our unbiased selection of the top places to stay, to suit every budget. - Essentials - crucial pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, health, tourist information, festivals and events, and more. - Background information - an easy-to-use chronology, plus a handy language section and glossary.
Pocket Rough Guide: Florence is your essential guide to this beautiful city, with information on all the key sights in an easy-to-use format. Whether you have a few days or just an afternoon, the carefully curated itineraries in Pocket Rough Guide: Florence help you plan your trip, and the "Best of" Florence section picks out the highlights you won't want to miss. Marvel at the breathtaking Duomo, explore the shop-lined Ponte Vecchio, and take in the Renaissance art and architecture found throughout the city. Divided by area for easy navigation, the "Places" section is written in Rough Guides' trademark honest and informative style, with listings of the must-see sights and our pick of the places to eat, drink, stay, and more. + Easy-to-use maps throughout help you find your way around. + The very best of the area, selected by our expert authors. + Tailored itineraries and highlights to make trip-planning easy. + Inspirational color photography brings the area to life. + Up-to-date background information, including transportation details and a calendar of events. Make the most of your time with Pocket Rough Guide: Florence.
Discover the best of Istanbul with the quintessential guide to this unique, continent-straddling city. Whether you want to gaze at the ancient mosaics of Haghia Sophia, get lost amidst the Grand Bazaar's traditional stalls or sail along the spectacular Bosphorus Strait, Rough Guides' expert, on-the-ground knowledge and trademark blend of humour, insight and practical advice will show you how to get the most out of your trip. This full-colour ebook includes stunning photography, handpicked itineraries and easy-to-use maps, and will guide you to the very best of Istanbul's rooftop restaurants, meyhanes and old city hideaways with something to suit every budget. Slim, reliable and easy to use, The Pocket Rough Guide to Istanbul will be your indispensable travel companion.
Discover these picture-perfect Belgian cities with the most incisive and entertaining travel guide on the market. You can take this handy, pocket-sized book out with you anywhere, any time. Whether you plan to admire medieval Flemish art and modern masterpieces, explore on foot, by bike or canal boat, or simply track down the best beer and chocolate, Pocket Rough Guide Bruges and Ghent will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Perfect for short trips - compact and concise, with all the practical info you'll need for a few days' stay. - Free pull-out map, as well as full-colour maps throughout - navigate Ghent's bustling centre or criss-cross Bruges' canals without needing to get online. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Bruges and Ghent's unmissable sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned days and weekends - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, with options to suit every budget. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Detailed island coverage - whether visiting the big sights or venturing off the tourist trail, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Chapters cover each neighbourhood in depth, with all the sights and the best of the nearby shops, cafés, restaurants, bars and clubs. - Areas covered include: Bruges; Damme and Ghent. - Attractions include: Bruges: The Belfort, Groeninge Museum, Begijnhof. Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, Sint Janshospitaal, Heilig Bloed Basiliek, Minnewater; Ghent: St Niklaaskerk, Design Museum, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (on display in Sint-Baafskathedraal), SMAK (Museum of Contemporary Art), and many more. - Day-trips - venture away from the towns to the village of Damme or the World War I battlefields of Flanders. - Essentials - crucial pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, health, tourist information, festivals and events, and more. - Background information - an easy-to-use chronology, plus a handy language section and glossary.
Discover the jewel of Tuscany: the cathedral with its stupendous dome, the medieval Ponte Vecchio, and the city's trove of churches and galleries. Critical reviews of night spots and cuisine are also included. in color.
Travelling with a Venice Directions in your pocket is like having a local friend plan your trip. Providing accurate, up-to-date coverage, the guide - with a third in full colour - is fully illustrated with specially commissioned photographs. Browse the "Ideas" section with 28 themed spreads - from "Death in Venice" and "On the water" to "Venetian oddities" and "Eighteenth-century Art" - with each caption cross-referenced to the practical part of the guide. There are critical reviews of the best places to stay, the coolest bars and the shops, all located on our user-friendly maps. Additional chapters cover festivals and special events from the Film Festival and Carnevale to the spectacular Regata Storica. The language section has a useful menu reader and handy phrases to have you speaking a little Italian by the time you arrive.
Pairs a literary first section with writings by Frances Mayes, William Weaver, and Jason Epstein on Italy's history, museums, food, and other attractions; with a second reference section containing practical information on currency, menu translations, and more. Original.