Restaurants & Bars

Italy

Rome to Florence itinerary choices

Share:

Restaurants & Bars 22

Rome to Florence itinerary choices

waldrons | Mar 2, 2008 03:58 PM

Looking over maps, guide books, etc., it appears that I have 2 choices for an interesting 5 day drive between Rome and Florence:

Heading north and west (but staying away from the coast), via places like Viterbo, Orvieto, Chiusi, Montepulciano, then Siena, Poggibonsi, Greve in Chianti to Florence.

Or, heading north and east into the mountains, via Rieti, Terni, Spoleto, Norcia, Assisi, Perugia, then Siena and so on to Florence.

Any thoughts on which is the better itinerary (for food and sightseeing)? Are we trying to cover too much area? (I know you could technically do this in one day, but we don't do death marches any more!)

Thanks for any help!

Susan
San Francisco, CA

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound