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Highlights in Chianti
- Excursion to the metropolis Florence
- Cycling tours through the unique landscape
- Shopping and medieval fortresses in Castellina
- Radda as a starting point for visiting the wineries
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Vacation rentals in Chianti
The Chianti region has countless vacation rentals to offer in the midst of a breathtaking hilly landscape. Take a closer look at the apartments in the picturesque towns and cities if you want to enjoy absolute comfort with a doorman and breakfast service. You can also rent a vacation rental in Chianti, which will give you many moments of relaxation in the garden. The stone fincas often have a pool and sometimes a sauna.
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Location and orientation
Chianti is the name of an area in Italy located in the centre of Tuscany. At the same time, Chianti is a chain of hills, the highest point of which is Monte San Michele, 893 metres high. A part of Chianti stretches over the southeastern edge of the city of Florence. Other important places are Castellina, Greve, Montefioralle and Melazzano.
In Chianti, the famous Chianti wine has been cultivated for centuries and its production area accounts for about one third of Tuscany as a whole.
Top 3 travel tips
The main attraction of Chianti is the landscape itself. This is characterised by fertile gardens, which are also an important habitat for game. The best way to explore the region is on two wheels.2. Visit the charming town of Castellina
Castellina is a small town where many exclusive restaurants, charming boutiques and underground shops invite you to stroll and linger. You can also visit the fortress of Palazzo Ugolino, the 12th century Castello di Fonterutoli and the 11th century Castello di Rencine not far from Villa di Rencine, which is now a winery.3. Taste the wine of the region in Radda
A popular centre for wine lovers is Radda. Start your tour in the heart of the city, at the piazza with town hall, fountains and loggias. From here the most famous wineries of the region are very easy to reach. You will find a vineyard in the Castello di Monterinaldi, a castle of Etruscan origin.