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.

Brolio Castle

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

Wine Cellars

Visit and have wine tasting in some wineries to really understand the passion and love Tuscan people have for their Chianti Classico wine

Possible
activities

Hands of Activities

Cooking Class with Wine Tasting

Hands of Activities

Grape Stomping

Hands of Activities

Pizza making class

Hands of Activities

Make your own italian wine

Hands of Activities

Customize your fragance

Active Tours

Horseback riding tour

Active Tours

Bike Tour in Tuscany

Tuscan Soul

Pisa and Lucca tour

Active Tours

Tuk Tuk Tour

Foodie Suggestions

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 canap├ęs

THE FLORENTINE STEAK: T-Bone beef steak

ROSTICCIANA: grilled pork ribs

CHIANTI WINE AND CHIANTI CLASSICO WINE

VIN SANTO: (holy wine) dessert wine