Updated Coverage: Curated and honed coverage of Umbria, plus new hotels and restaurants throughout this popular Italian region.
Illustrated Features: Illustrated full-color features throughout include ones on Renaissance Art, the Duomo, Santa Croce, the Cinque Terre, Siena’s Piazza del Campo, Assisi’s Basilica di San Francesco regional wine, and Tuscan food.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Top Attractions, Top Experiences, and Great Itinerary features make it easy to plan a vacation. Best bets charts for Florence restaurants and hotels; easy-to-read color regional maps; and tips on regional food and wine give useful tools to dive into the culture.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Florence, Tuscany, and Umbria 11th Edition 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.
TripAdvisor Reviews: Our experts’ hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their Florence, Tuscany, and Umbria stays with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.
About the Author
Restaurant, travel, and lifestyle writer Rona Gindin has been writing about restaurants since the early 1980s, contributing reviews to "Orlando" Magazine since 2000. She never stops seeking out good meals.
Joe Viesti has toured more than half the countries of the world to capture images for the National Geographic Society, American Express, Kodak, Nikon, Encyclopaedia Britannica, the Ford Foundation, Microsoft, and AT&T, to name a few clients. His work is also represented in many volumes of books on travel, architecture, and design.