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Thread: Driving from sienna to levanto and then milan

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    Lianne is offline Junior Member - Learning about Tuscany
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    Default Driving from sienna to levanto and then milan

    We are planning to drive from Florence to sienna and use the car to explore Tuscany.
    We are then going up to cinque terra and eventually Milan
    We are unsure whether to drive or take a train .
    Please advice which is a better options
    Should we drive to levante and then to Milan
    Should we drive to levante and the take a train to Milan
    Should we take a train to levante and then to Milan

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    DonnaDenise is offline Super Moderator - DiscoverTuscany Team
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    Buongiorno,

    You can definitely use the car and enjoy Tuscany but I would suggest that once you get to Cinque Terre that you leave the car and move along by train from here on.

    There is a direct two and a half hour train to Milan from Sestri Levante and also Levanto - a bit further away (there are very close to each other...do you know which one you want)

    I have taken this route (between Milan and Levanto - a great little town outside of Cinque Terre) and found it to be very convenient.

    You will find lots to see between Florence and Siena and Siena to Cinque Terre:

    Chianti
    Buonconvento
    Colle Val d'Elsa
    Monteriggioni
    San Gimignano
    Volterra
    Pisa / Lucca

    Buon Viaggio,

    Donna Denise

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    Agree with Donna on this - car for Tuscany, then no car from CT and onward, use trains as it will be more convenient -- and you don't need a car in either CT or Milan!
    You could do drop off in Pisa or Lucca or La Spezia and catch the train from there to CT/Levanto.
    Where to stay in Tuscany? Read this if you will have a car and this if you won't!
    When is the best time to visit? Make sure to read this!

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