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Please tell me your Italian Agriturismo/villa recommendations for Tuscany, La Spezia and Lake Como

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Boobz Thu 17-Apr-14 19:29:03

DH and I are taking our three kids (5, 4 and 2) and loopy hound on a road trip around Italy in August. We are going to Tuscany for 3 nights, then somewhere near La Spezia for 3 nights, and then finally Lake Como for 3 nights.

There is so much choice on the websites, I just want some fab recommendations from MNers who have been there with young kids and know where to go.

We have a car so can get around the towns, sites, lakes, to the sea etc. We are looking for family friendly, 2 rooms for the first 2 legs and then 4 rooms for Lake Como (as we have 2 sets of GPs joining us for those 3 days) and good food and a pool.

Please send me all your links! Budget of 100 - 150 Euros per room, per night.

Thanks, A

Janek Sun 20-Apr-14 18:54:55

My pils have stayed here a couple of times, the own an apartamento in Bagnone and while they were doing it up they stayed here. It's such a lovely area.

Boobz Tue 29-Apr-14 18:24:17

Thanks Janek - sorry for the slow reply - I didn't think I was going to get anyone replying!

Will check it out.

Thesunrising Sun 11-May-14 07:21:50

If it's not too late I can recommend la Canigiana just south of Florence nr San Casciana Val de Pesa ( not sure I've spelt that right). 20 mins drive from city centre. Pool, allotment to pick vegetables, views over the city - gorgeous. Only possible downside was the owners had a couple of large free roaming dogs - so if not keen dogs then maybe not for you.

Rosa Sun 11-May-14 07:33:50

Villa Tres Jolie on lake como.....

bringonyourwreckingball Sun 11-May-14 07:35:32

Bagni di Luca, pian di Fiume agriturismo was wonderful

Parsnipcake Sun 11-May-14 07:50:12
The only problem is you won't want to leave. They have lots of different apartments in the castle, all stunning and it's right between Siena and florence

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