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Things to do in Castellina in Chianti

  • Necropoli del Poggino

    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.
    Address: Località Fonterutoli,
    53011 Castellina in Chianti (SI)

  • Mille Miglia and car races

    At the end of May the Mille Miglia a passes through the town on the classic car race between Rome and Brescia. The Mille Miglia was described by Enzo Ferrari as the most beautiful car race of the world.
    www.1000miglia.eu

    There are two other Classic car races that pass through Castellina in Chianti, for more information visit their websites:
    The Alcide Race - www.lacorsadialcide.it (in June)
    Chianti Classico Cup - www.chianticup.it (in September)

  • Pentecoste

    Pentecoste is a yearly event in Castellina in Chianti, providing a rich program of activities. A highlight is the market, music and the best wine producers in the area displaying their products and providing tastings within the streets of Castellina.
    For more info visit:  http://amocastellinainchianti.it/en/1137/Pentecost-in-Castellina.htm

  • Watermelon festival

    Celebrated at the end of August it has become a major fair for Castellina attracting many locals and tourits. The centre of the town becomes a large market for the entire day. There are also food stands for a traditional meal in the main square with live music in the evenings. Notice boards in the town during August provide the exact date each year.

  • Museo Archeologico del Chianti Senese

    The museum is located in the main square of the town. It has an interactive display which provides information about the history of the territory and the local population
    It's open only during the summer.
    Address: Piazza del Comune, 17
    53011 Castellina In Chianti SI
    Web: www.museoarcheologicochianti.it

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Tuscan Agriturismo Farm Visit by Electric Bike Including Dinner

Treat yourself to a Tuscan farm dinner with this small-group tour by electric bike. Easy on your legs, the fun experience allows you to cycle into the Tuscan hills with minimum effort. Stop at an agriturismo (organic farm) to explore its olive groves and vegetable garden, and then meet the resident animals. Pick your own vegetables for dinner, watch a chef cook, and enjoy an alfresco Italian spread before a leisurely cycle back to Florence. Numbers are limited to eight for a small-group experience.

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Wine Tasting and Tour in an Organic Winery

Nestled 3mi (5 km) from the city center of Arezzo, you're just a 10 minute drive from this unique wine tasting opportunity. One of the 14 most beautiful wineries of Tuscany, thanks to its unique wine cellar in bio-architecture, and the 'Think Green' philosophy for a sustainable and environment-friendly production. The tour offers the chance to visit vineyards, wine cellar and taste 3 wines matched with Tuscan cold cuts and pecorino cheese. It is also possible to have lunch together with the wine tasting.

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Day Trip from Florence: Exclusive Chianti Wine Tour with a driver-guide

An Exclusive Day Trip reserved only for you and your party that will take you from Florence to the heart of one of the most famous regions of Italy: Tuscany. The Chianti area, between Florence and Siena, known for the production of the best known Italian red wine in the world. Among the green hills and vineyards you will visit historic villages such as Greve in Chianti and Castellina in Chianti. Our tours are flexible, so you can request your driver guide to change destination (inside the Chianti Region) to arrange the tour as you prefer.

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Florence American Cemetery & Memorial plus Wine Tour in Chianti & San Gimignano

9.30 am Departure from Florence.
10.15 am Stop to visit the Florence American Cemetery and Memorial - American Battle Monuments Commission. 
11.15 Visit Chianti Classico Wine Region and stop at boutique Chianti winery for typical wine tasting (Vernaccia, Chianti Classico, Chianti Riserva, Extra Virgin Olive Oil). Wine tour
12.30 am Drive to the second Boutique Winery where we stop for an authentic Tuscany Lunch included second wine and olive oil tasting.
03.00 pm Through the beautiful Tuscan countryside approaching San Gimignano. (the unique medieval city of towers - a UNESCO World Heritage Site). 
5.30 pm We go back to Florence where the tour would be end by 5:30 pm but only after making a stop at Piazzale Michelangelo

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