To Florence con Amore by Jane Fortune
From famous frescos and family restaurants to meditative spots that soothe the soul, To Florence con Amore: 90 Ways to Love the City reveals a city full of unsung treasures and fascinating cultural gems. This collection of ‘must-sees’ that are rarely seen is an indispensable guide for those who know the city and those eager to meet her. Jane Fortune’s intimate and informative essays, many drawn from her cultural column, ‘Mosaics’, in The Florentine, the city’s English-language news magazine, are for anyone longing to spend quality time with this beloved city.
Thanks to eye-catching, full-colour photographs, To Florence con Amore provides rich views of the city’s multi-faceted character. The bird’s egg blues of della Robbia ceramics, the luminous shades of handcrafted silk, a sun-drenched view from the Arno, the shadowy silence of Santa Croce, the luscious greens of traditionally Tuscan landscapes—urge both visitor and resident to rediscover the beauties of one of the world’s most renowned cities.