-NEW THIS EDITION: This new, updated edition includes top new restaurant and hotel recommendations for all of Florence, Tuscany, and Umbria, as well as all the best classic spots. -ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Illustrated full-color features on Renaissance Art, Florence's unforgettable Duomo and Santa Croce, hiking in the Cinque Terre, Siena's Piazza del Campo, Assisi's Basilica di San Francesco, and regional wine and food help travelers quickly focus on the best these regions have to offer. -ESSENTIAL TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: This edition of Fodor's Florence and Tuscany has features on top attractions and top experiences, as well as best bets charts for Florence restaurants and hotels, easy-to-read color regional and city maps, and tips on regional food and wine, to make it easy to get the most out of any trip. -DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Florence and Tuscany offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights. -ADDED VALUE PULLOUT MAP: A handy take-along map of Florence gives travelers essential information about top attractions and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence. -ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.