What to see and do during your visit to Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti activities, castles and other sights

Greve in Chianti - things to see and do

Greve in Chianti activities, architecture, villas, castles and other sights

The whole area of Chianti around Greve is packed with castles, even more so than other parts of Tuscany, in addition to walled villages such as Montefioralle, Vertine and Volpaia, fortified abbeys and farmhouses that have developed from watch towers. Day excursions taking in several of these sights add enormously to the enjoyment of a visit to this part of Tuscany. Some of the castles are important wine producers that offer tastings and even wine-tasting lunches and dinners, while others are romantic ruins surrounded by forest.

Wine tours, photography tours and cultural tours are readily available in Chianti. Then there are more exotic activities for which Tuscany is ideal, among them having your wedding in Chianti or riding in a hot air balloon.

Piazza Matteotti in Greve in Chianti
Piazza Matteotti in Greve in Chianti with the statue of Giovanni da Verrazzano

Useful tips on what you can see and do when based in Greve in Chianti, with emphasis on castles (castelli), culture and history.

Castles of Chianti

Tours of Chianti

History of Chianti

Recommended Tuscany and Chianti Guide Books