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.
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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 SugimotoRead more
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 19.00Read more
Situated in the small village of Lecchi in Chianti about 5 km up from the SS408 Siena-Gaiole road. The antipasti comes recommended at Malborgetto, the service is very good and the wine is served with great elegance. The best place to eat is in the garden so be sure to ask for an outside table. To avoid disappointment reserve your table Cookery school is available at this restaurant.Read more