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Agriturismos in Emilia Romano, not Tuscany

Can anyone recommend a working farm (vineyard preferable)to rent an apartment for a week around Bologna, Parma, etc.? I've looked now for months, without much success. I would prefer a small family place, no pool needed. Recommended websites would be great, too. I know it's out there....

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Check out these two sources: and (Look in the Italy B&B category for the latter.) Even though they list mainly inns and small hotels, many of the places also have a few apartments. We have used both for Italy and other countries many times and have always been happy with the accommodations.

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Thank you so much for the recommendations! The Karen Brown site was great - there were farm stay places I hadn't heard of anywhere else. We will be staying at one of those recommended on that site - Il Palazzo in Brisighella, an interesting small area outside of Bologna, definitely off the beaten path - just the way we like it! Will report back when we return.