Insight Regional Guide: Tuscany offers you a uniquely comprehensive approach to getting the most out of your trip to one of the most popular destinations in the world. Engaging chapters consider the region's fascinating history as birthplace of the Renaissance, putting into context the many artistic and architectural wonders on show. Tips for exploring the breath-taking landscape and for tucking into the world-famous Tuscan cuisine and wine ensure that you don't miss a thing. The great cities of Tuscany, including Florence, Siena, Lucca and Pisa, are covered in addition to the off-the-beaten-track Tuscan towns, such as San Gimignano and Montepulciano. Full-colour photographs throughout give you a true flavour of life in the region today. Detailed maps plot all the major sights you'll want to see, and the Travel Tips sections offer selective advice on where to stay, what to eat and the activities available. A free pull-out touring map (in a plastic pocket) is also provided to suggest the best Tuscan drives.