Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria by James Lasdun
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Synopsis

James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of Tuscany and Umbria. Arranged for the utmost flexibility?from half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series?the itineraries combine the pleasures of walking and eating with one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world. Calling at medieval hill towns, secluded Benedictine abbeys, spring-fed pools, and Etruscan ruins, Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria enables travelers to discover Italy?s finest delights in a singularly rewarding way.

Featuring:
? New and revised walks
? Clear, easy-to-follow maps
? Suggestions for local food and wine and the best restaurants, hotels, and family- run accommodations
? Half-day, full-day, or overnight itineraries
? Practical tips, including information on climate, what to take, what to wear, and much more



 

About James Lasdun

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James Lasdun's previous books include The Horned Man, named a New York Times Notable Book and The Economist Best Book of the Year. He teaches at Princeton University and lives in Shady, New York.
 
Published September 28, 2004 by Penguin Books. 416 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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