As a special 50th birthday treat my husband booked 3 vintage cars on our trip to Montepulciano. Driving Alpha Romeos through Southern Tuscany might just be the most wonderful thing I dreaded doing. I know it’s an experience of a lifetime and a romantic thing to do, but I’m a girl with a midlife preference for comfort. Hiring vintage soft-top cars to power along dusty tracks through Tuscan vineyards, some without seat belts (or I suspect suspension) turned out to be hugely exhilarating and memorable.
I can’t pretend it was the most comfortable road trip I’ve ever experienced. I was shaken to the core and coated in a film of dust upon arrival to all the Tuscan hill top towns. The cars rattled as well as roared. But, despite myself I flung my arms into the air as we sped through some of the most stunning countryside I have ever seen…
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We booked these vintage Alpha Romeos through Your Secret Tuscany.
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The cars turned up on the back of a car transporter. It took the men no time at all to get them off and park them up in our villa driveway.
There was quite a lot of leaning.
Even I had a go.
The cars come with a vintage-style hat, driving gloves and scarves for the ladies.
Places we visited
Bagno Vignoni – the spa town
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