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Tuscany & Umbria

Jonathan Buckley

Tuscany & Umbria

the rough guide

by Jonathan Buckley

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Published by Rough Guides in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementwritten and researched by Jonathan Buckley, Tim Jepson and Mark Ellingham.
ContributionsJepson, Tim., Ellingham, Mark.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages542
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17200325M
ISBN 101858280559

Tuscany and Umbria must be experienced up close. Taste the traditional recipes and fine wines. Breathe in the aroma of bread toasting in a stone fireplace, glistening with freshly pressed olive oil. Stroll through vineyards and hilltop towns. Let your eyes linger on ancient villas. Imagine the possibilities. There is no better—or closer—way.

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