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The Heritage Guide Florence
by Touring Club Italiano,
Touring Club of Italy

A Complete Guide to the Renaissance City, the Surrounding Countryside, and the Chianti Region (Heritage Guides).

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Frommer's Portable Florence
by Reid Bramblett (Author)

Frommer's Portable Guides offer all the detailed information and insider advice of a
Frommer's Complete Guide--but in a concise, pocket-sized format.
Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to the top sights. Get the latest on hotels, restaurants, sightseeing, shopping, and nightlife in a nutshell in these lightweight, inexpensive guides. Frommer's Portable Florence offers everything you need at a glance. [...] 

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Walk With Me : A Self Guided Audio...
by The Cicerone

Walking tour on 60-minute cassette tape. A self guided walking tour covering the heart of Florence from the magnificent dome to the Pitti Palace. This is a full day's tour or several shorter walks. A large print map is included with transportation, toilets, ATMs and eating arrangements clearly marked. Narration is clear and interesting. The Cicerone shows the traveler the beginning work of the Renaissance and tells of the genius that created the famous and elegant Dome. He shows us where the Elves and Goblins waged a war so ferocious that all of Europe talked about it. [...]

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Florence: The City and Its Architecture
by Richard J. Goy

This book offers a comprehensive account of the architecture of Florence, setting the city's extraordinarily beautiful buildings within the political, economic, and cultural contexts in which they were made. The rapid expansion of its banking interests and its wool and textile industries brought Florence prosperity, and it became, under Medici power, the heart of the European Renaissance, and the sponsor of pivotal architectural works.[...]  

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Lonely Planet Florence Condensed...


Rick Steves' Florence 2003
by Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw

Rick Steves doesn't just list where to travel in Europe, he leads travelers through the "Back Door," and reveals how to give every journey an extra, more authentic dimension. He shows travelers how to delve into European culture, make friends with the locals, and experience each region's natural wonders -- economically and hassle free. Rick Steves' Florence 2003 features the best sights, including the Duomo, the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the Ponte Vecchio. You'll find the best sights and activities, friendly places to eat and sleep -- heavy on character, light on the budget, suggested day plans and itineraries mixing famous sights with little-known discoveries, shopping and entertainment secrets, and special tips for exploring with kids. "It's Rick Steves again, that one-man Euro-dynamo." -- Chicago Tribune.

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Florence Walking Guide: Where to Go
by Jeanne Oelerich

Walking is the best way to experience a city's sights, sounds, history, and culture. These detailed yet convenient pocket guides make walking in Florence or Rome fun and safe. Easy-to-follow maps pinpoint museums, restaurants, parks, shopping destinations, and historical sites along four walks in Florence and six in Rome. For every point of interest, additional information about the site is provided, and restaurant recommendations are included. Useful information such as local "dos and don'ts," historical background, weather, and a restaurant bill and tipping guide are provided. Detailed maps of the most popular museums offer assistance navigating, among others, the Uffizi and Bargello in Florence and the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's in Rome.

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