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Radda in Chianti
Radda in Chianti
Situated on the road SS429 from Castellina in Chianti to Montevarchi.

The "Leghe" (leagues), were born between the population of the Florentine country folk in the early years of three hundred for defensive reasons. At the head of every league was a captain or mayor named by the Florentine Signoria.He was obliged to reside in the provincial capital of the league.





Radda today

The end of the quarrels between Florence and Siena, created a bit of a downfall for the village.



Today, Radda in Chianti conserves the medieval harmonious structure of the village, but in the territory operates also several wine factories and it is the headquarters of the "Centro Studi Storici del Chianti" (Chianti Historical Studies Centre), founded in 1984 at the Fattoria Vignale.


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A good shop is the famous Porciattis  grocery and butchery store, he is open also on Sunday mornings from May to October.
Approximate summer opening times are 07.45 - 13.00 & 17.00 - 20.00
Approximate winter opening times are 08.00 - 13.00 & 16.30 - 19.30
For full information you are welcome to visit www.casaporciatti.it
There is aslo a small COOP supermarket in Radda.

Banks - There are 3 banks all with cash dispensers that accept Credit Cards.

Chemist - The nearest chemist is in Radda and approximate opening times are 09.00-13.00 and 16.00-20.00, closed Wednesday.

Petrol - There are 2 stations that operate 24 hour machine service, you will need a 5, 10 or 20 Euro note when they are closed, Monday to Saturday, approximate opening times are 07.30/12.30 and 15.30/19.30.



Radda in Chianti


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