Events and activities in Chianti

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Map of Chianti

Map of ChiantiTourist map of Chianti plus the rest of Tuscany and Umbria Click the markers on the map of Chianti for information and links to interesting localities throughout Chianti, Tuscany south of Florence and in Umbria.

The best gelato in Chianti at L’ Antica Delizia

Gelateria di Castellina

The best gelato in Chianti at Gelateria di Castellina in ChiantiThe best gelato in Chianti at L' Antica Delizia, the Gelateria di Castellina in Chianti Gelateria di Castellina The ice cream (gelato) made and sold at the geletaria L' Antica Delizia in Castellina in Chianti, now renamed Gelateria di Castellina, is commonly said to be [...]

Il Ferrone

antique terracotta olive oil jars

Il FerroneThe village of Il Ferrone, a major terracotta manufacturing area in Chianti Il Ferrone is a village in Chianti on one of the two popular routes from Florence to Greve in Chianti, and is a major centre of terracotta manufacturing in Italy. Indeed, Ferrone, as it is commonly known, is famous world-wide for a [...]

San Quirico Val d’Orcia

San Quirico Val d'Orcia Tuscany Italy

San Quirico Val d'Orcia What to see when you visit the charming town of San Quirico Val d'Orcia La Collegiata, the beautiful romanesque church on the main piazza of San Quirico San Quirico Val d'Orcia is a town of great charm that is often overlooked by visitors to the Val d'Orcia. San Quirico is of [...]

Improve your Italian in Chianti

Italian lessons in Tuscany

Practice Italian in ChiantiImprove your Italian with lessons from a professional Italian language teacher in Tuscany Why not learn some Italian or improve your Italian skills during your holiday in Tuscany? Italian lessons in Italy Lorella Federico offers Italian lessons at all levels for individuals and small groups visiting Chianti. Lorella, who is a professionally [...]

Tuscan wines

chianti grapes

Tuscan winesTuscan wines, Chianti Classico wines, "Super Tuscans", Brunello, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Tuscan wines, particularly Tuscan red wines, have improved out of all recognition during the course of the past 45 years. This generalisation applies almost universally throughout the Region of Tuscany to the extent that one no longer has to search for a [...]

All about Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy

All about Greve in ChiantiSights of Greve in Chianti, the market town of the Chianti Classico wine zone Greve in Chianti is a small and quite charming town located, unusually for a Tuscan village, on the floor of the valley of the Greve stream. It has always been a market place but only in the [...]

Tuscan Specialities

Tuscan specialities

Tuscan Specialities - fashion, food and winesShopping for typical and unique items in Tuscany - fashion, leather goods, ceramics, food items and wines Tuscany is famous not only for fine wines and fabulous food, but also for a wide range of artisanal work, especially handmade leather fashionwear and fashion accessories. Top fashion labels are available [...]

Events in Tuscany

Events in Tuscany

Annual Events in TuscanyEvents, festivals, fairs, exhibitions and historical re-enactments in Tuscany Tuscany is famous for the number and quality of its festivals and events. Why are they so many and so good? Several reasons. One is that annual folk festivals such as grape and wine festivals as well as religious holidays have lasted longer [...]