Tour the spectacular panorama of Chianti
Radda in Chianti is a beautiful medieval town enclosed in large defensive walls. Located up on a hill between the valleys of Arbia and Pesa, it has ancient origins. Inhabited since the 9th century, Radda was officially mentioned in a document from 1002. Its stone facades adds to the medieval look characterized by narrow streets and tower buildings.
It is no wonder that Radda served as the capital of Chianti; its prime position served as a point of coordination between its neighbors Gaiole and Castellina. The picturesque panorama, the small town feel, the calendar rich with cultural events and the natural flavors of the land make Radda one destination that should always be part of an itinerary in Chianti.
If you are looking for a holiday base a location between Siena and Florence, close to restaurants, major sites and good roads - then Radda makes sense all the way around. Radda in Chianti offers several options for your holiday planning: B&B suites to the authentic agriturismo experience.
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