Lecchi in Chianti
Lecchi in Chianti is a quaint, stone village in the heart of the Chianti, about halfway between Radda in Chianti and Gaiole in Chianti. The village has origins that date back to the medieval period, several characteristics from the period such as it's narrow alleys, can be seen and provides the village with a lovely ancient atmosphere.
Essential Lecchi in Chianti Information
Things to do
Castello di Ama
Is a wine producing estate that provides wine tastings and also has a cultural aspect due to an art installation. Wine tastings and tours must be booked in advance.
The complex is composed of Villa Riccucci e Villa Pianigiani which are buildings dating back to different periods. In 1999, for the passion of the owners, Lorenza Sebasti and Mark Pallanti, created the project "Castle of Ama for the Contemporary Art." The two villas house several art installations of great contemporary artists such as Kapoor and Sugimoto
Palmira's Alimentari or grocery store in Lecchi in Chianti is typical of the Chianti area. She stocks almost everything you could need during your stay in the Chianti, there is a friendly atmosphere and more often than not you are asked to taste from the provisions counter before you buy.
Shops usual hours 07.30 to 13.00 & 16.00 to 19.00
The restaurant is characterized by an elegant but comfortable dining area. It offers dishes based on the local traditional Tuscan cuisine, with variety provided according to the seasonal products.Read more
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Badia a Passignano Visit and Chianti Tasting Experience
Tucked into the enchanting hills of Chianti is an ancient Benedictine Abbey, la Badia a Passignano. Surrounded by a sacred and spiritual atmosphere, the abbey reflects the presence of Florence and the strong influence of the Medici, who summoned famous artists to decorate the complex. The monks residing at the abbey promoted scientific research through vine growing, which is still one of the main activities in Chianti. A tour of the abbey is followed (or preceded in the case of afternoon visits) by a visit to a winery for a wine tasting.from 58,75 US Dollar
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