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Thread: One base or two?

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    Default One base or two?

    We are planning on renting a car in Chiusi and spending 5 days in the Tuscan countryside before returning the car and spending 3 days in Florence. Right now we have a place booked in Montepulciano for all 5 nights. The first 3 days we will spend around Montepulciano, Montalcino, Pienza and Siena. Then we want to spend a day in San Gimignano/Volterra and the last day in the Chianti region. Is it best to stay all 5 days in Montepulciano or should we spend the last 2 nights further north? I hate the idea of another hotel change but it would cut down on doing so much driving. Thoughts?

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    Default More than one base

    Buongiorno -

    My personal preference and thus suggestion is to have two bases.

    Montepulciano and the cities you mentioned (also have a look at visiting Chiusi, Cetona, Sarteano and Chianciano) will definitely take up three lovel days.

    Then drive into Chianti and stay at a B&B and take one day to visit San gimignano & Volterra and another to enjoy Chianti. Have a look at these two places in San Donato in Poggio - both of which would put you in a place that kind of straddles Chianti East and West - (the links in the article will have you book DIRECT with the owners, no middle man no commissions.)

    http://www.chianti.com/chianti-bed-a...el-giglio.html
    http://www.chianti.com/chianti-bed-a...malaspina.html

    With a base here, you can visit places like (many of these articles will give you a sample itinerary with times):
    San Donato
    Impruneta
    San Casciano
    Poggibonsi

    Buon Viaggio,

    Donna Denise

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