Author(s): James Bentley
Twenty of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany are featured in this volume. Travelling from north to south, it describes, first the towns with substantial Etruscan and Romanesque features, then the walled towns of central Tuscany, followed by the coastal and thermal communities of the south.
James Bentley was a distinguished travel writer who specialized in Italy and France. He was the author of the volumes on Tuscany, The Dordogne, Burgundy, England and Brittany in The Most Beautiful Villages... series. Hugh Palmer is one of Britain's foremost photographers of rural life. His previous books include Garden Ornament and The Water Garden, both published by Thames & Hudson, as well as many titles in The Most Beautiful Villages... series.
Introduction Northern Tuscany: Barga * Bibbiena * Fiesole * Impruneta * Montecatini Terme * Pescia * Pontremoli * San Casciano in Vali di Pesa * San Miniato * Sansepolcro Central Tuscany: Castiglion Fiorentino * Certaldo * Colle di Val d'Elsa * Montepulciano * Monteriggioni * Volterra Southern Tuscany: Chianciano Terme * Chiusi * Massa Marittima * Orbetello Useful Information