Towns of the Province of Sienna

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Castelnuovo Berardenga

The Vicolo dell' Arco in Castelnuovo Berardennga

Castelnuovo BerardengaThings to see and do in Castelnuovo Berardenga During the days of the Republic of Sienna, the territory or district of Berardenga was the area between the headwaters of the Bozzone torrent and the  Ambra river, and between upper Chianti and the Biena river as far as Taverne d'Arbia. Today, Castelnuovo Berardenga marks the [...]

The town of Colle di Val d’Elsa in Tuscany

Colle di Val d'Elsa

Colle di Val d'ElsaThe town of Colle di Val d'Elsa in Tuscany Colle di Val d'Elsa has a congested and uninteresting new town in the valley which often causes visitors to miss its small but attractive old town on the ridge above, overlooking the River Elsa. The main piazza of the old town of Colle [...]

Gaiole in Chianti

Gaiole in Chianti - Castello di Barbischio

Gaiole in ChiantiThe Chianti village of Gaiole in Chianti Gaiole in Chianti is a village located in the "Chianti castles" area on one of the roads running from central Chianti to the Val d'Arno. This area is characterised, obviously, by numerous picturesque castles, both intact and ruined, together with several beautiful pievi (parish churches) and [...]

Radda in Chianti

Radda in Chianti

Radda in ChiantiTourist information about the wine village of Radda in Chianti, Tuscany Radda in Chianti, along with Gaiole and Castellina, was one of the three founding towns of the Chianti league and is to this day located on a ridge between the Val d'Arbia and the Val di Pesa, within the Chianti Classico wine [...]

Volpaia

Volpaia in the Chianti area of Tuscany

Holiday homes near Volpaia in Chianti Village vacation apartment in an old watch tower in Volpaia, ChiantiApartment “Il Cassero” is a newly-restored vacation apartment for 5 persons located in an old tower keep in Volpaia. The apartment used to be the house of the gate keeper in mediaeval times. The accommodation consists of a kitchen, […]

Castellina in Chianti

Castellina in Chianti

Holiday homes near Castellina in Chianti “Il Villino” Chianti vacation apartments near Castellina in ChiantiAzienda Agricola “Il Villino” is a Chianti Classico winery located 2 km from Castellina, offering two vacation apartments, each for 3 (+1) persons.The swimming pool offers a wonderful view over the valley with Sienna in the distance.The location is elevated and […]