We arrived in Greve as our last stop on our list of places to visit in Chianti and the truth is that its size surprised us. It was bigger than the rest of the villages we'd visited (Castellina, Panzano, Radda), and by its activity:
The parish of San Donato in Poggio, from which it takes its name, the nearby medieval village, is a magnificent example of Romanic church in Tuscany, in an excellent state of preservation. It's foundation dates from the beginning of
The Abbey of Passignano is a great monastery that was founded in 890 AD and is now under the Antinori family domain (which means there are 27 generations dedicated to wine and they have some 32 brands between white and red). Heaven!
We started our trip to Chianti from Poggibonsi, near Siena, and we took a local highway toward the first village, which was called Castellina in Chianti. Very pretty village, mostly pedestrian, with a medieval feel. It's perfectly
Chianti is an area inside Tuscany in Italy where they cultivate Chianti wine. There's a series of villages where they do the majority of the grape cultivation and wine distribution. Radda is one of those places, the area is famous for
The Church of San Bartolo and the remains of the church of San Francesco are part of the Franciscan order. History records show that this church was used as a shelter and reception point by the monks, and also as a shelter for
The Antica Spezieria Dello Hospital of Serristori is one of the most visited places in the city of Florence in Tuscany. You will love this site with excellent décor and quality of work, everything is very well organized, making it
The B and B La Piazzetta (Panzano in Chianti) is located in the center of the residential area of Panzano. It offers comfortable and tastefully decorated rooms with private bath, WC and shower.
In three of the double rooms you