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Chianti

Chianti is a beautiful area in Tuscany, famous for being the typical area of production of the homonymous wine, Chianti.

Its hills are rich in vineyards, which are besides an economic resource for agricultural products, also an exceptional holiday destination requested by Italian tourists and many foreigners who have elected the area as their favourite destination.

Chianti is embraces 3 provinces: Siena, Florence and Arezzo. The climate here is mild and the winters are never too hard. Thanks to these characteristics many famous people and foreigners have chosen to live here.

In this Italian area every village has its peculiar structure dating back to the Middle Ages, and boasts high-embattled towers, castles and beautiful old homes now almost all restored.

Nice to visit there are the towns of San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Barberino Val d’Elsa, Greve in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Radda, Gaiole in Chianti and Castelnuovo Berardenga. They offer a charming atmosphere, wonderful views and the best delicacies that here you can taste such as excellent locally produced cheeses, quality sausages, exceptional quality extra virgin olive oil and fantastic wines.

Throughout the area there are typical restaurants and taverns. Everything is so welcoming, quiet, comfortable and intimate, that many foreigners have already purchased and renovated properties, predominantly English so that the area is also called “Chiantishire”.

In this area so unique visitors can find a wide variety of high quality hotels and exclusive farmhouses, among the best in Italy. There are excellent Resorts, high-value Relais, exceptional medieval villas. No limits to the demands of tourists.

Accommodation for all the wishes and of course for any economical level. Some ancient villages have been completely renovated and used as spa treatments centres. Even a normal Bed & Breakfast in this area is unique.

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