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Book activities now or later for AC (boat), Tuscany (bike), cooking class?

Book activities now or later for AC (boat), Tuscany (bike), cooking class?

Jul 21st, 2014, 02:01 AM
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Book activities now or later for AC (boat), Tuscany (bike), cooking class?

Traveling to Rome, Positano, and Tuscany in late Sept/early October and there are several activities that I think we want to do, some of which may depend on the whether. So I am wondering if I should book activities now or wait until I am in Italy to have a better sense of the weather. Also if you have recommendations on particular tour companies, that would be great. In the AC, we would like to take a semi-private boat trip to Capri and the surrounding area. In Tuscany, we would like to do a day bike tour. Also planning on a cooking class (half day or so) in both places. As always, your feedback is much appreciated. Thank you.
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Jul 21st, 2014, 02:30 AM
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I'd book the cookery classes from home, the bike hire depends on the amount of support you want. If you are just hiring a bike then do it on the day, if you want someone with you or a picnic laid on then book from home. Boat trip i'd book there.
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Jul 21st, 2014, 03:57 AM
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Tuscany is a big area so you need to be more specific about where you are staying if you want suggestions.
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Jul 21st, 2014, 05:45 AM
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I would wait to book them all unless you have some reason to believe some very particular teacher or guide is likely to be sold out. I would not like to be in a cooking class on a beautiful day if all the other days were rainy.
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Jul 21st, 2014, 06:51 AM
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I would book the cooking class ahead of time and leave the rest until you arrive at your destination.

Where will you be staying on the AC?
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Jul 21st, 2014, 05:40 PM
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We are staying in Positano on the AC. In Tuscany, we are staying in Reggello, but will have a car. I was looking at some of the biking day trips that I Bike Tuscany offers.
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