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family holiday in tuscany part 2
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Family Holidays in Tuscany – Part 2 – San Gimignano & Pisa

In this less than summery weather that we’re having in the UK, I can’t help but reminisce back to our sunny Easter family holiday in Tuscany where we visited San Gimignano and Pisa amongst other amazing places. We took our 3.5 year old and 10 month old to Tuscany and enjoyed lots of exploring, eating and drinking (the latter was just us adults though!).

Part 1 included how we got to Tuscany and the local villages of Lari, Palaia and Volterra. In this part, we take you to the city of Pisa (which many write-off as they think it’s only about the tourist trap of the leaning tower) and Volterra’s hilltop enemy of San Gimignano…

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in Family Holidays, Italy, Travel

Family Holidays in Tuscany – Part 1

If you’ve been following along for a while, you’ll know that we are very lucky to have family in Tuscany, Italy and so visit the beautiful part of the world at least once or twice a year. Now we’ve got two kids, our holidays are slightly different to when we first travelled to Tuscany 7 years ago and so I thought it might be useful to share some posts about family holidays in Tuscany, for anyone else thinking of travelling to Italy with their little ones.

There’s a 5 minute video to start you off, so grab a Prosecco and settle-in…

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in Food Lovers, Foodie Posts, Italy, Travel

An Enchanting Dinner Party in Florence with EatWith

Our recent escapade to Tuscany for nearly a month was so fantastic. We revisited our favourite spots and discovered new ones. But one of the stand-out memories for me was the most amazing dinner party in Florence, which we were invited to by EatWith.

As you’ll know, I love a foodie experience, particularly an Italian foodie experience. When EatWith got in touch with me to tell me about a number of their hosts in Tuscany, I couldn’t say no to an invitation to dinner at somebody’s house in the hills surrounding Florence. And that’s the beauty of EatWith, you have dinner at someone’s house, so it’s as authentic as you can get!

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