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marla Jul 10th, 2002 02:50 PM

itinerary from milan to rome
in the fall we're flying into Milan and after 2 weeks we depart from rome. Can anyone suggest an itinerary also focusing on the tuscany area?

Rex Jul 10th, 2002 05:12 PM

Planning an itinerary in Tuscany is a little bit like asking us to pick the curtains, wallpaper and place mats for your kitchen. I think that only you can do that.<BR><BR>but these might help:<BR><BR>March 31, 2002<BR>Volterra's Past Speaks in Its Stones<BR>By BARRY UNSWORTH<BR><BR>ANY visitor to Volterra will be struck by the starkness of the contrast between the town itself and the countryside surrounding it.<BR><BR><BR><BR>March 24, 2002<BR>ITALY<BR>Intrigued by the Etruscans<BR>In museums and excavated sites, searching for traces of an ancient civilization.<BR><BR><BR><BR>For both web sites, you will have to register to read these articles, but on both, it's free.<BR><BR>Best wishes,<BR><BR>Rex<BR>

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BOB THE NAVIGATOR Jul 12th, 2002 07:18 AM

Hello Marla, You have many good options. I assume you are driving--that would be a big factor. Here is a rough start to a potential itinerary:<BR>Land Milan--to the Lakes--3 nites<BR>To the Ligurian coast--2 nites<BR>To Tuscany--near Siena---4 nites<BR>To Rome--drop car in Orvieto--4 nites<BR><BR>Hope this helps !

Alice Jul 16th, 2002 06:42 AM

Is Orvieto worth an overnight stay in its own right?<BR>

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