Many of my customers, during guided tours, ask me where they can buy books about Florence Italy. The answer is simple: there is a bookstore selling English books close to the Duomo, in via Delle Oche, and they also have a website: Paperback Exchange. If you are not physically in Florence, you can buy online. There can be many reasons why you want to read books about Florence Italy. It’s a famous travel destination so maybe you want a travel guide, but there are many more books that can be very interesting. When someone invites me for dinner or for a party, it’s such a nice thing when I can find a beautiful photography book on the table in front of his sofa. Be it about nature, architecture, arts in general, I always enjoy taking a look. Well, we have wonderful photography books on Florence. If you have been here or plan to come, maybe you can be interested in the novels that take place in Florence, or you want to know more about a particular attraction, or want to read about the history of the city and the biographies of the great geniuses of the renaissance. Whatever your reason, here you will find useful suggestions to buy books about Florence Italy.
If you are preparing your trip to Florence, you probably want to know what to expect in this wonderful city. This website contains a lot of information, but if you feel like you need a travel guide, then choose one of my recommended books.
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Art and Photography
Have you been in Florence, would you like to have a book with wonderful pictures, to feel again the “magic”? Or, do you just want a book to amaze your guests with beautiful images? Choose one of my recommended art and photography books.
Here are the best-seller novels set in Florence. From the recent 4th book by Dan Brown (Inferno), to Hannibal, to A Room with a view, the romantic novel written back in 1908 and filmed in Florence in 1985.
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Here are some books for who wants to know more about the biographies of the great geniuses of the Renaissance. We have the largest collection of artist biographies in Vasari’s Lives, but I also recommend books about the life of the two greatest renaissance artists: Michelangelo and Da Vinci.
Read about the political intrigues, the violent conspiracies, the mix of arts, business, power and religion that ignited the renaissance in Florence, thanks to a family of bankers: the House of Medici.
Would you like to know more on a particular attraction that you saw in Florence, or go in-depth on some of the greatest world heritage? These are my suggestions.
Discover the culinary traditions of Florence with the best Tuscan recipes, and become an expert of our tasty wines.
Did you know that Florence is the cradle of the Italian language? The Medieval Florentine poets like Dante Alighieri and Giovanni Boccaccio were among the first to abandon Latin and write in the spoken vernacular. And even Michelangelo was a poet!
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