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Recommendations for 6 days in Central Tuscany


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Recommendations for 6 days in Central Tuscany

andramari | Jul 31, 2012 12:51 AM

Hi all,

I am heading to Tuscany with a girlfriend next week for 6 days of driving and relax. We are staying at a place near Pienza and we are planning to drive around most of the days. We got a few recs for Pienza, Montepulciano and Montalcino, and I guess we will spend more of our time in the area, but I was planning on visiting at least Siena, maybe the Chianti area and if possible, Volterra.

It would be great if we could have some extra recommendations, specially given that it will be August.

Our tastes are quite mixed, we can go from small pintxos places to Michelin star restaurants, as long as the food is good ;), but I guess that given that we will be driving, we will have to be careful with our lunchs. OK, we might be able to go crazy, order one of us not to drink, and go out for dinner a couple of the days, probably in Pienza, so suggestions are welcomed.

I do love coffee, and I like pretty normal places. A friend talked to me about Cafe Fiorella in Siena, so anything similar would be welcome.

Also, we´d like to bring back home some cheese and wine. Can you recommend us good shops or wineries selling to the public?

Kind regards,


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