Towns & Villages of Chianti

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San Polo in Chianti

Irises in San Polo

San Polo in ChiantiThe village of San Polo in the Chianti Classico wine zone of Tuscany, Italy San Polo in Chianti San Polo in Chianti is located in the Rubbiana valley, in the north east of Chianti, within a half hour drive of central Florence. San Polo is an ideal place to stay for anyone [...]

Montefioralle

Montefioralle

MontefioralleThe fortified village of Montefioralle near Greve in Chianti, Tuscany Montefioralle The small village of Montefioralle is one of the best-preserved and most interesting mediaeval fortified villages in Chianti, indeed in the whole of Tuscany. The original name of Montefioralle was Monteficale - the village claims an entire verse under that name in the Ninfale [...]

Sights of the Chianti town of Barberino Val d’Elsa

Houses of Barberiino Val d'Elsa

Sights of the Chianti town of Barberino Val d'ElsaHere's a preview of some of the things to see in Barberino Val d'Elsa and nearby in Chianti Castello della Paneretta Barberino Val d'Elsa Barberino Val d'Elsa is located on a high ridge between the valleys of the Rivers Pesa and Elsa. Barberino owes its existence to [...]

San Gimignano

San Gimignano tower houses

San GimignanoVisit the tower houses of San Gimignano, Italy San Gimignano tower houses San Gimignano, a small town in the Province of Sienna in Tuscany, Italy, is, of course, famous for its tower houses. At its peak, the richest families of San Gimignano had erected as many as 72 tower houses as symbols of their [...]

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 [...]

The hamlet of Lucolena in Chianti

Lucolena in Chianti

Vacation accommodation near Lucolena in Chianti La Ghiandaia vacation accommodations with swimming pool, near Lucolena in ChiantiLa Ghiandaia vacation accommodations offers five beautiful vacation apartments for 2 to 8 persons. Each apartment has a separate entrance, a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and private area for outside dining. The agriturismo enjoy wonderful views of the Chianti […]

Tavarnuzze in Chianti

American World War II cemetery Florence

TavarnuzzeTavarnuzze, a Chianti town on the outskirts of Florence Tavarnuzze is a smallish town within the county of Impruneta. The Greve river flows through it. The Florence American Cemetery and Memorial site is located near Tavarnuzze and can be reached by SITA bus from Florence. The site covers 70 acres and is open to the public daily [...]

Strada in Chianti near Florence

Strada in Chianti Tuscany Italy

Vacation apartments near the village of La Panca, In Chianti, TuscanyAgriturismo La Sala is an 18 hectare olive oil farm located near the hamlet of La Panca in the beautiful and tranquil Cintoia valley of Chianti, 15 minutes from Greve in Chianti. The agriturismo offers four apartments, each accommodating 2 or 2(+1) persons. Children under […]

The hamlet of Lucarelli in Chianti

Lucarelli in Chianti, Tuscany

Lucarelli in ChiantiWhat to see in the hamlet of Lucarelli in Chianti Lucarelli is a hamlet of just a few houses, a church, a restaurant and a trattoria, located on the road running from the Via Chiantigiana between Panzano and Castellina, towards Radda in Chianti. The Ristoro Lucarelli Bed & Breadfast accommodation and restaurant The [...]

Chiocchio

The vineyards of Chiocchio in Chianti, Tuscany

ChiocchioThe village of Chiocchio on the road between Florence and Greve in Chianti 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 [...]