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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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