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Frommer's Portable Florence

Frommer's Portable Florence

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Frommer's Portable Florence offers everything you need at a glance: the top hotel picks in all price ranges, the hottest restaurants and pubs, San Lorenzo street market shopping, pubs and wine bars, the David, the Duomo, the Boboli gardens, museum guides, and detailed neighborhood maps. Ideal for weekend visitors, families, or business travelers, this handy guide captures the best of Florence.List of Maps.1 Planning Your Trip to Florence. 1 Visitor Information& Maps. 2 Entry Requirements. 3 When to Go. 4 Getting There. 5 Money& Costs. What Things Cost in Florence. 6 Travel Insurance. 7 Health. 8 Specialized Travel Resources. Getting Your VAT Refund.2 Getting to Know Florence. 1 Essentials. The Red& the Black. The Neighborhoods in Brief. 2 Getting Around. Fast Facts: Florence.3 Where to Stay in Florence. 1 Near the Duomo. 2 Near Piazza Della Signoria. Family-Friendly Hotels. 3 Near San Lorenzo& the Mercato Centrale. 4 Near Piazza Santa Trínita. 5 South of Santa Maria Novella. 6 Between Santa Maria Novella& Mercato Centrale. 7 Near San Marco& Santissima Annunziata. 8 Near Santa Croce. 9 In the Oltrarno. 10 In the Hills. 11 Hostels& Camping. 12 Long-Term Stays.4 Where to Dine in Florence. 1 Near the Duomo. 2 Near Piazza Della Signoria. Family-Friendly Restaurants. 3 Near San Lorenzo& the Mercato Centrale. 4 Near Piazza Santa Trínita. A Big Step above Ice Cream: Florentine Gelato. 5 Near Santa Maria Novella. 6 Near San Marco& Santissima Annunziata. 7 Near Santa Croce. 8 In the Oltrarno. Cook like a True Tuscan. 9 In the Hills.5 Exploring Florence. 1 On Piazza Del Duomo. The Best Times to Sightsee. A Man& His Dome. 2 Around Piazza della Signoria. Reserving Tickets for the Uffizi& Other Museums. Rising from the Blast. 3 Around San Lorenzo& the Mercato Centrale. 4 On or Near Piazza Santa Maria Novella. 5 Near San Marco& Santissima Annuziata. Michelangelo: The Making of a Renaissance Master. 6 Around Piazza Santa Croce. 7 In the Oltrarno. 8 In the Hills.6 Shopping 156 1 Shopping A to Z.7 Florence After Dark. 1 The Performing Arts. 2 The Club& Music Scenes . Cafe Culture. 3 Pubs, Bars& Wine Bars. 4 The Gay& Lesbian Scene.Index.A freelance writer based in Italy,John Moretti has written forThe International Herald Tribune,The Independent on Sunday,Italy Daily,The Associated Press, and www.ft.com (Financial Times online). He is the author ofLiving Abroad in Italy, co-editor ofRome in Detail, and a contributor toTime Out Milan andTime Out Naples city guides.Put the Best of Florencein Your PocketExpert advice on exploring Florence's sights, including detailed reviews of the Duomo and the Uffizi Galleries.Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews. Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices. Find great deals and book your trip atFrommers.com
Frommer's Portable Florence offers everything you need at a glance: the top hotel picks in all price ranges, the hottest restaurants and pubs, San Lorenzo street market shopping, pubs and wine bars, the David, the Duomo, the Boboli gardens, museum guides, and detailed neighborhood maps. Ideal for weekend visitors, families, or business travelers, this handy guide captures the best of Florence.List of Maps.1 Planning Your Trip to Florence. 1 Visitor Information& Maps. 2 Entry Requirements. 3 When to Go. 4 Getting There. 5 Money& Costs. What Things Cost in Florence. 6 Travel Insurance. 7 Health. 8 Specialized Travel Resources. Getting Your VAT Refund.2 Getting to Know Florence. 1 Essentials. The Red& the Black. The Neighborhoods in Brief. 2 Getting Around. Fast Facts: Florence.3 Where to Stay in Florence. 1 Near the Duomo. 2 Near Piazza Della Signoria. Family-Friendly Hotels. 3 Near San Lorenzo& the Mercato Centrale. 4 Near Piazza Santa Trínita. 5 South of Santa Maria Novella. 6 Between Santa Maria Novella& Mercato Centrale. 7 Near San Marco& Santissima Annunziata. 8 Near Santa Croce. 9 In the Oltrarno. 10 In the Hills. 11 Hostels& Camping. 12 Long-Term Stays.4 Where to Dine in Florence. 1 Near the Duomo. 2 Near Piazza Della Signoria. Family-Friendly Restaurants. 3 Near San Lorenzo& the Mercato Centrale. 4 Near Piazza Santa Trínita. A Big Step above Ice Cream: Florentine Gelato. 5 Near Santa Maria Novella. 6 Near San Marco& Santissima Annunziata. 7 Near Santa Croce. 8 In the Oltrarno. Cook like a True Tuscan. 9 In the Hills.5 Exploring Florence. 1 On Piazza Del Duomo. The Best Times to Sightsee. A Man& His Dome. 2 Around Piazza della Signoria. Reserving Tickets for the Uffizi& Other Museums. Rising from the Blast. 3 Around San Lorenzo& the Mercato Centrale. 4 On or Near Piazza Santa Maria Novella. 5 Near San Marco& Santissima Annuziata. Michelangelo: The Making of a Renaissance Master. 6 Around Piazza Santa Croce. 7 In the Oltrarno. 8 In the Hills.6 Shopping 156 1 Shopping A to Z.7 Florence After Dark. 1 The Performing Arts. 2 The Club& Music Scenes . Cafe Culture. 3 Pubs, Bars& Wine Bars. 4 The Gay& Lesbian Scene.Index.A freelance writer based in Italy,John Moretti has written forThe International Herald Tribune,The Independent on Sunday,Italy Daily,The Associated Press, and www.ft.com (Financial Times online). He is the author ofLiving Abroad in Italy, co-editor ofRome in Detail, and a contributor toTime Out Milan andTime Out Naples city guides.Put the Best of Florencein Your PocketExpert advice on exploring Florence's sights, including detailed reviews of the Duomo and the Uffizi Galleries.Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews. Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices. Find great deals and book your trip atFrommers.com

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Frommer's is typically a good overview with some good neighborhood maps. Some of the restaurants and hotels are not accurate as far as whether or not they are open.
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