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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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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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Flying with Jet2.com

[Gifted – the flights I’m talking about in this post were gifted by Jet2.com, however, views are entirely my own and we have been paying to fly with Jet2.com for 8 years now and will continue to do so.]

I’m a firm believer that having kids shouldn’t change your travel plans…they might just alter them a bit. So we’ve made sure we jet off travelling as and when we can, kids in tow – we’ve driven across Europe, flown a number of times and taken the train. Each travel experience has taught me something new and given me handy tips to remember the next time. If you follow my blog, you’ll know we travel to Italy regularly and today’s post (and video!) is all about flying with Jet.com…
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