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Hidden Tuscany

unusual destinations and secret places

by Massimo Listri

  • 243 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Rizzoli International Pub., Distributed by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tuscany (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Tuscany (Italy) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Tuscany (Italy) -- Pictorial works.,
    • Tuscany (Italy) -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMassimo Listri, Cesare M. Cunaccia.
      GenreGuidebooks., Pictorial works.
      ContributionsCunaccia, Cesare M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG732 .L77 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL57787M
      ISBN 100847822230
      LC Control Number99074783
      OCLC/WorldCa43676203

      In the right corridor of the Cathedral is the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, one of the oldest private museums in Italy. The staff was incredibly nice and personable as well. This is Florence's oldest public building, Hidden Tuscany book inand it is said to be where condemned prisoners spent their last night. Visit a cheese cave The place I found most fascinating, however, was the Antica Grotta di Stagionatura. Add in queuing for hours to get into museums such as the Uffizi and the Accademia, jostling for space once in and then peering over heads to catch a glimpse of Botticelli's Birth of Venus or Michelangelo's David, and a visit to Florence starts to look a little dangerous for the health.

      In the right corridor of the Cathedral is the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, one of the oldest private museums in Italy. The road leads through the village of Arcetri, with saffron and Hidden Tuscany book villas, stone walls with tumbles of honeysuckle and the charming church of San Leonardo — a mere minute amble out of town. Then budget some time to hang around the main square and stroll along the winding narrow streets. You will find a number of suggestions to give you a cheaper holiday, as well as making your journey safer. The scenery plays the leading role, most of the time.

      Part personal journal and part guide, this is a book to treasure--and to take along when Hidden Tuscany book make that trip. These are excavated in a loving tribute that concentrates, primarily, on the less known western area of this iconic region We also peeked inside the room where they dry the prosciutto. Despite its tiny size, you can easily spend half a day here, discovering all the secret corners and enjoying the food. They encounter many problems along the way; their Italian is poor and their contractors are lazy.


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