Chiocchio is useful as a base for exploring the parts of Chianti near Florence and for those who want to stay in the country while being able to visit Florence easily. Chiocchio has an ARCI Circolo for coffee and sandwiches and there is also a quite good restaurant here. This is also a good place to stay for anyone using Ugolino Golf Course which is just a few km away. The turnoff from SR222 passing through the attractive Cintoia Valley to La Panca and then to Greve in Chianti is also very near Chiocchio. In the countryside around about there are some excellent Agriturismi and vacation apartments. Our recommendations are listed below.
There are a number of sights near Chiocchio of interest to architecture, history and photography enthusiasts. Among them are Mugnana Castle (Castello di Mugnana) , the Pieve of San Donato and several former monasteries and other castles (for example, the Castello di Cintoia, the Abbey of Montescalari and the Castello di Sezzate>).
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