Let Secret Florence guide you around the unusual and unfamiliar. Step off the beaten track with this fascinating Florence guide book and let our local experts show you the well-hidden treasures of an amazing city. Ideal for local inhabitants, curious visitors and armchair travellers alike. The places included in our guides are unusual and unfamiliar, allowing one to step off the beaten track. Now in it's fourth edition, Secret Florence features 150 secret and unusual locations. Inside Secret Florence : Escape from the crowds of tourists to visit little-known artistic masterpieces, visit superb private gardens that even the Florentines don't know about, head off to hunt for the 34 plaques displaying quotes from the `Divine Comedy', visit a church in prison, learn how Florence became the centre of hermetism during the Renaissance and where you can still find traces of it today, fill up your tank at a vintage service station, have your children count the number of bees sculpted on the monument of the glory of Ferdinand I, look for the last wine distributors of the Renaissance, notice the minuscule windows designed to let children look out quietly onto the street ... Don't miss - Each chapter of this Secret Florence corresponds to a different part of the city so that one can always find a hidden or secret place to discover. Perfectly planned walks - Make sure that you do not miss any Secret location, by discovering each one featured in this guide by planning a walking tour of each neighbourhood.