Time Out Florence City Guide

Travel Guide with pull-out map

By Time Out
ISBN: 9781780592473
Pages: 336
RRP: £13.99

The cradle of the Italian Renaissance is unrivalled in the breadth of its artistic treasures.

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The cradle of the Italian Renaissance is unrivalled in the breadth of its artistic treasures.

Florence has the greatest collection of Renaissance art in the world, and a character list that reads like a Who’s Who of the period’s greatest artists and thinkers – Dante, Leonardo, Michaelangelo – not to mention the powerful families who financed their work – the Medici and the Strozzi. Evidence of their lasting influence abounds today, including the discovery of a Leonardo fresco beneath a painting by Vasari, and the unearthing of Michaelangelo’s plans for a church facade.

Time Out’s expert local authors cover Florence’s past and present with authoritative art history and their trademark appreciation of contemporary culture.

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Time Out

Time Out is, and always has been, your best friend in the city. Since 1968, we have enjoyed a love affair with cities, bringing our honest voice and hunger for discovery to over 100 cities across the globe. Today, Time Out is the leading global media and entertainment business that inspires and enables people to make the most of cities through content, curation and experiences. If you want to know about food, attractions, art, culture, shopping and nightlife, then Time Out is your social companion.

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