THE CHIANTI AREA
Traveling through its roads fills the eyes with breath-taking views characterized by ancient castles on the tops of the hills, small villages full of history and culture, ancient farms, churches and abbeys. The area is famous for the renowned Chianti Classico wine marked by the symbol of the Black Rooster, the sweet wine Vin Santo and for the extra virgin olive oil.
What to see in the Chianti Area
Greve in Chianti
The fist Chianti town you find arriving from Florence, famous for its round square where all the town life is concentrated.
Radda in Chianti
The walled town set on the top of the hill overlooking two valleys it is the town of vineyards, a little pearl set in the jewel of Chianti.
Charming castle with magnificent gardens where the Chianti Classico was first codified.
Badia a Passignano
Benedictine Abbey set in a breathtaking landscape that includes a beautiful Church and a monastery with cloister and refrectory not to be missed
Visit and have wine tasting in some wineries to really understand the passion and love Tuscan people have for their Chianti Classico wine
Hands of ActivitiesCooking Class with Wine Tasting
Hands of ActivitiesTruffle Hunting with Cooking Class and wine tasting
Hands of ActivitiesGrape Stomping
Hands of ActivitiesPizza making class
Hands of ActivitiesMake your own italian wine
Hands of ActivitiesCustomize your fragance
Active ToursHorseback riding tour
Active ToursBike Tour in Tuscany
Tuscan SoulSiena and San Gimignano tour
Tuscan SoulClassic Val d'Orcia tour
Tuscan SoulHot Air Balloon Experience
Tuscan SoulPisa and Lucca tour
Active ToursTuk Tuk Tour
After driving through the Chianti Area, you can enjoy some of the typical dishes accompanied by a good glass of wine:
FETTUNTA: grilled bread with EVO, garlic and salt
FINOCCHIONA: soft and scented salami seasoned with wild fennel seeds
RIBOLLITA: Warm bread soap with vegetables
CROSTINI NERI TOSCANI: Chicken Liver canapés
THE FLORENTINE STEAK: T-Bone beef steak
ROSTICCIANA: grilled pork ribs
CHIANTI WINE AND CHIANTI CLASSICO WINE
VIN SANTO: (holy wine) dessert wine