Travel planning

The Auvergne region of south-central France.

Heading to Tuscany? There's a better value and less crowded alternative

Celebrating my mother's 80th birthday in August 2018, considering a villa in Tuscany for two-three weeks. Could we find better value and less crowds elsewhere? Looking for an interesting area with great food and wine. J. Metcalfe, Avoca, NSW Tuscany in August is going to be packed, and hot. Same goes for Provence, the Cote d'Azur and most of the other desirable bits of southern Europe at this time of year. 

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