Castellina in Chianti
Castellina in Chianti is one of the main Chianti market towns, located on a high ridge overlooking the Elsa river valley. From the town there is an incredible view of the valley and countryside.
It's history dates back to the Etruscan period while it's present day name, Castellina in Chianti dei Trebbiesi, in honor of a nearby noble family, is tied to the civil history of Florence and the religious history of Fiesole.
It has a 14th- 15th century character with a number of religious structures, including the parocchial church of San Salvatore. It is one of the 'must see' towns of the Chianti.
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The necropolis etrusca of Poggino is situated to 2-3 km from Castellina in Chianti, on the right side along the road 222 heading in the direction of Siena, immediately before the village of Fonterutoli. In the woods five Etruscan graves have been found, dating back to the VI century B.C.Read more
A small but reasonably well stocked supermarket. Normal working days are from Monday to Saturday, however in the summer they do open on some Sundays, check their website for unusual opening days.
Diagonally across from the church. Friendly service, pleasant atmosphere and excellent reasonably priced food. It offers a restaurant and pizzeria menu with high quality km 0 products. Fantastic terrace.
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