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    Default Driving from Rome airport to Siena

    Hi,

    Im planning to pick up a car and drive directly from Rome airport around 10am sunday in September to Siena. What is the route that I should take as this is the first time im in Italy? Any recommended stopovers for breaks and lunch?

    Thanks,
    wp

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    Ciao wpy,

    You can do the ring road around Rome and head up on the A1.

    I recommend a stop in Orvieto to visit and for an early lunch.
    Then at Chiusi Scalo, leave the A1 and head toward Montepulciano.
    I'd recommend a stop in Pienza but most of all, enjoy the scenic drive through the Val d'Orcia.

    If you have a chance to come back for a day trip in the area once you're in Siena, I'd recommend visiting Montalcino and Montepulciano, too. The whole area is beautiful and just pleasure to spend time in and enjoy - stupendous views and food and wine!
    In the beginning stages of planning to come to Tuscany? Make sure to read Where to Stay in Tuscany WITH a car and Where to Stay in Tuscany WITHOUT a car for ideas on where to stay in Tuscany. Also read When to Visit Tuscany to decide when is the best times for your visit.

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