Panzano is a small and charming Tuscan hilltop town located in the heart of the Chianti Classico area about halfway between Florence and Siena. It still has some of it medieval characteristics although most of the town was damaged during the numerous battle between Florence and Siena. Now it is a pretty town to visit with fantastic views due to it's position.
The toursit office website has plenty of useful information www.panzanoinchianti.it
Essential Panzano Information
Things to do
Sagra delle frittelle
Frittelle are a local delicacy of deep fried rice balls covered with sugar. They're typical of San Giuseppe. The sagra takes place in the village Montefioralle, not far from Panzano, on the Sunday following San Giuseppe in March.
There is a small coop supermarket located below the old centre
A good family run restaurant with lovely terrace. Don't miss out on the home made pasta dishes.Read more
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Palazzo Vecchio Tour Including the Arnolfo Tower and Underground
Journey into the heart of antiquity with a skip-the-line tour of Florence's Palazzo Vecchio, including a visit to its Arnolfo Tower, and a look at what lies beneath this exquisite town hall's foundations. Enjoy the expertise of an art historian guide who will lead you through the 13th-century structure, pointing out the remnants of an ancient Roman theatre. Then, head into the fresco-laden Salone dei Cinquecento ― home to Dante's death mask ― and finish with a walk up the Arnolfo Tower for breathtaking views of the city skyline. This small-group tour is limited to a maximum of 15 people.from 60,33 US Dollar
Livorno Street Food and Market Tour with Food Tasting
Livorno Food and Market tour combines history, art, architecture, local flavors and traditions. A 2 hours guided tour that will allow you to appreciate this unique city and experience a real gastronomic adventure. Livorno is a fascinating town of Tuscany with an original history and an interesting culinary tradition, a great destination for foodies. Join the tour, eat and drink like a local!from 174,71 US Dollar
The Best Places in Tuscany All Inclusive Tour from Florence
See the best of Tuscany as you visit historic Pisa, San Gimignano, and Siena. Enjoy a day experiencing breathtaking landscapes, famous cities, and medieval villages, and tasting wines and other local products. End the day with a dinner in the stunning Piazza del Campo at sunset.from 103,73 US Dollar
Siena and Montepulciano Small-Group Tour with Winery Lunch from Florence
Meet a local guide for a tour the historical center of Siena and enter the magnificent Duomo with skip the line tickets. See all the main sights of town and learn about the passionate horse race and tournament of the Palio.
Tour a winery and sit down to savor a delicious traditional lunch at the estate paired with the area's famous wines (included).
Continue to the the picturesque hill-town of Montepulciano, famous for its Nobile wines that are produced in the many historic cellars carved out of the hill under the town and for being the setting of many movies from Under the Tuscan Sun to the more recent twilight and the Medici series.