Chianti, Tuscany: Holidays in the Wine Region near Florence & Siena
The Chianti area in Tuscany is one of the most beautiful in the whole region, as well as the most well-known and appreciated by visitors from across the world.
The borders of the Chianti region are not clearly defined but in general it extends over the provinces of Florence and Siena, covering all of the area between the two cities and extending to the east toward the Valdarno and to the west to the Val d'Elsa. The Chianti wine area extends further beyond the two cities, all around Florence and even toward Arezzo, Pistoia and Montepulciano.
You'll often find references to the "Florentine Chianti" and the "Sienese Chianti" to define the areas closest to one or the other city, but these often refer to a wine's origin within the Chianti region.
Chianti offers a unique landscape, with green, gentle hills covered with wide fields of vineyards and olive groves, small stone villages, characteristic parishes and countryside homes in stone.
The Chianti landscapes are so beautiful and particular that they inspire many photographs which then become postcards and calendars distributed across the globe.
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What is Chianti? It is more than landscapes and wine. Learn more about the region's history and details that will help you better discover this beautiful area of Tuscany.
Read full article "A tour through Chianti"
The Chianti region offers visitors a large selection of activities. Medieval villages, castles and walled towns to be explored in the area between Florence and Siena. It also offers unforgettable flavours, delicious food and typical products to be enjoyed with a glass of Chianti wine.
Read full article "Chianti Wine Tasting"
Chianti is not just a beautiful and famous region of Tuscany, but also a great wine. Wine tasting is a must for your trip in Chianti. Many are the wines produces in Chianti, each one with its own taste and flavor: Classico, Chianti Rufina, Chianti Colli Fiorentini and many others to taste and savor.
Read full article "Getting around Chianti"
Chianti is one of the most beautiful areas in Tuscany. Breathtaking landscapes and good wine makes Chianti a must for your holidays in Tuscany. But how to move around Chianti? Here you can find some tips to move around Chianti by bus, train and car.
Read full article "Chianti Wine"
Chianti wine is one of the most appreciated wines around the world. Produced in the the Chianti region in Tuscany that extends between Florence and Siena, there are many types of Chianti wine - read more to discover them all!