Italians pride themselves on quality of life – la dolce vita – and Lost in Florence, the book, takes you to places beyond the tourist spots ideal for the curious traveller who wishes to discover the unexpected, making this an indispensable book for anyone visiting, or living, in Florence.

Florence is renowned for the Renaissance and its art, and Tuscany is famed for its food. Yet this city is more than a tourist destination filled with gilt-framed art in grand galleries. Go beyond the facade of the palazzi and the cobbled pavements to discover a city rich with creative energy and unique outlets by new designers and artisans of style.

Take a turn down the side streets to discover the local designers, makers and even the bakers of this vibrant city, plus boutique hotels in 16th-century buildings, vintage stores housing designer names, homewares from antique markets, and modern Italian designers we have all come to know and love.

Featuring over 150 venues covering the categories of Wine, Dine, Fine, and the new gallery section, Sublime. There are tips and tricks within The Essentials and listical round-ups in Nine covering everything from aperitivo to gelato and pizza. Plus, unique itineraries on how to spend time on a sunny or rainy day in Florence for foodies and fashionistas. And more. Read all about it via publisher Hardie Grant.

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Angus & Robertson
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The Nile
Weltbild (Germany)
Bokus (Sweden)
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Begagnad Kurslitteratur (Sweden)
Browns BFS (UK)
Target (USA)
Oscar & Friends (Australia)
Idlewild Books (New York)
Todo Modo (Florence)