3 months in Tuscany

Jun 8th, 2007, 02:20 AM
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3 months in Tuscany

We are planning in spending 3 months in Tuscany with our two children 7yrs & 9yrs - where is a good part to base ourselves - we are going Sep/Oct/Nov Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
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Jun 8th, 2007, 02:39 AM
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Hi N,

Enter <agritourismo Tuscany> in the "search this forum" box.

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Jun 8th, 2007, 03:59 AM
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It's quite a big place and quite different from north to south and mountains to sea, so I'd say stay near-ish to geographically in the middle, north of Siena.
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Jun 8th, 2007, 03:59 AM
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P.S. Lucky you !
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Jun 8th, 2007, 04:20 AM
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Sounds like the trip of a lifetime. Good luck with your planning. You might want to check out the Italian section of www.slowtrav.com for some ideas I find it really useful.
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Jun 8th, 2007, 06:54 AM
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Yes, do go to slowtrav.com and pay attention to the various areas of Tuscany---I see it as 5 geographic regions. Location is always the key so decide that first.
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Jun 9th, 2007, 03:39 AM
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There's a lot of general as well as specific information on the Chianti area of Tuscany here: http://www.greve-in-chianti.com and Chianti is definitely a popular option for long stays if you plan to stay in the country or a small town. Does the question of schooling arise?
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Jun 22nd, 2007, 02:07 PM
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We are spending 6 months in Canada prior and the children will attend school there and then we plan on home schooling in Europe unless we find a school for them - international schools in Europe are so very expensive. Thanks for the replies
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