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  • Grocery shopping


    Coop supermarket
    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.
    Address: Via Trento e Trieste, 25,
    53011 Castellina In Chianti (SI)
    Web: http://www.e-coop.it/StoreLocator/dettaglio.jsp?id=222

  • Gastronomia Cacio e Pepe

    A local delicatessen offering a range of products. There are also excellent take-away dishes available and organic wine.
    Address: via Ferruccio, 17
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)

  • Il rifugio dei folletti

    A lovely local delicatessen and small grocery store which has a good selection of fresh fruit and vegetables. There is also an excellent choice of local cured meats and cheeses plus several pre-prepared dishes available to take away for an easy meal.
    Address: via Ferruccio, 76
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)

  • Butcher - Macelleria Stiacchini

    Castellina has it's own typical Italian butchery. Here you can obtain excellent meat. If what you are looking for is not in the display just ask for it, Riccardo, the butcher, will be happy to get it for you from his fridges. Also to one side of the butchery there is a wonderful selection of cold Tuscan meats made by Riccardo. It is an excellent place to get a good sandwhich.
    An item prepared by Riccardo and not to be missed are the truffle sausages. Riccardo is also happy to give you some suggestions for cooking the meat you have selected.
    Address: Via Ferruccio 33,
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)
    Tel: +39 0577 740558
    Web: www.macelleriastiaccini.it

  • Market

    There is a small market in Castellina on Saturday morning.

  • Le delizie del forno

    A bakery and cake shop offering a range of Tuscan breads and local cakes, pastries and biscuits such as the cantuccini, brutti ma buoni (ugly but good). Other traditional period cakes (such as pancosanti around beginning November, panettone at Christmas) are available during the the appropriate times of the year.
    Address: Piazza del Comune
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)

  • Wine


    Enoteca le Volte
    This wine tasting and selling shop has a wonderful selection of some of the best Tuscan wines. They also has a selection of local products and gifts making it an ideal place to browse while enjoying a glass of Chianti.
    Address: via Ferruccio, 12
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)
    Web: www.enotecalevolte.com

  • La Cantinetta Belvedere di San Leonino

    Tasting and direct sale of wine, oil, honey and grappa
    Address: via delle volte 8
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)

  • General shops


    Gelateria l'Antica Delizia - Gelateria di Castellina
    A fantastic ice-cream shop, not to be missed. Probably the best ice-cream in the Chianti. Ice-cream based cakes can also be obtained or made to order for a special occasion.


    Day closed: Tuesday
    Address: Via 4 Novembre, 47
    53011 Castellina in chianti (SI)
    Tel: +39 0577 741337
    Web: anticadelizia.blogspot.it

  • Emporio del Chianti

    A fantastic gift shop filled with high quality local Tuscan food products.
    Address: via Ferruccio 15
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)
    Web: www.emporiodelchianti.com

  • Bottega d'arte orafa

    Marcello Vallini, a goldsmith, creates jewellery in gold and precious stones. His invention the “ring Galileo,” with its rotating mechanism was inspired by the earth's motions discovered by the famous Florentine scientist.
    Address: Via Ferruccio, 49
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)

  • Services

    Petrol
    There is a Shell Station out of town that operates a 24 hour machine service, you will need a 20 or 50 Euro note when they are closed. Open Monday to Saturday 07.30/12.30 and 15.30/19.30

    Banks
    There are 3 banks in Castellina with cash dispensers that accept Credit Cards.

    Mass
    There is a church in Castellina.
    There is a Mass on Saturday evening at 18.00 and on Sunday at 08.00, 11.00 & 18.00

    Laundromat
    Located at Via Trento e Trieste 13, Castellina is the laundromat Lavanderia Chiantigiana.
    It is open from 8.00 to 13.00 and from 16.30 to 20.00 weekdays only.
    Tel: +39 0577 740304

    Post office
    Address: Strada Regionale 222 Chiantigiana, 13, Castellina in Chianti (SI)

  • Medical


    Chemist - Farmacia Berti
    Open from 8.30 to 20.00

    Day closed: Sunday
    Address: Via Ferruccio, 78
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)

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