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Riding a Bike

Bicycle racing and road touring is one of Italy’s favourite sports and drivers of cars are used to sharing the road with bikes.
In Tuscany we are not so well organized with many bike lanes in town but there are some help for bikers such as the
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Tuscan SMS Bus Ticket

In Florence, buy a bus ticket with a SMS. So cool !
We were so tired of walking and last minute we decided to get on a bus. We sent an SMS with the text “ATAF” to the number 4880105 and waited for the response message before boarding the bus. Continue reading

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Driving in Tuscany

I am always a bit surprised when I hear our guests worry about driving in Italy or on winding country roads:! In towns such as Rome, Milan, Naples and Florence driving may sound a little more complicate ,while most of the driving in Tuscany is on smaller regional two lane roads. In Chianti, many wind up hills and curves but not really many cars. Continue reading

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Travelling by Train in Tuscany

Travelling by train in Tuscany can be convenient and easy. Just a couple of information. Most important not to forget . Many Italy train tickets are sold so they can be used any time in a specific period (up to 2 months) Continue reading

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Definitely one of the most common problem  for travelers in Italy  is electricity.  We read a wonderful blog about  the subject . We’d like to add that, in case you arrived to Italy without  the  proper adapter the best  thing to do is to enter a shop  of electrical devices or supermarket, point at the plug : people  will understand your need. Continue reading

Gaiole an idyllic place in Tuscany

DSC01726Gaiole in Chianti,the most Idyllic Place to live according   Forbes’s  article in 2008

For me, Chianti is all about mountains, vineyards, wineries, country inns and walking,” says Gay Gillen of travel consultancy Brownell, based in Birmingham, Ala. “There are equestrian centers and opportunities to hike and play tennis, and the food is amazing.” Continue reading