The Chianti hills
Among vineyards and olive groves
Despite its small size, Chianti is a very rich territory in both naturalistic and historical-artistic terms, which is why there are so many itineraries to explore its hills and landscapes. We recommend discovering Sienese Chianti, with its ancient villages unaltered by time, with wonderful views, food, and wine.
The tour begins in Castellina in Chianti, where you can see the 15th-century Rocca Comunale, which towers over the historic center, as well as the Hypogeum of Monte Calvario, a majestic Etruscan tomb considered the most important in Chianti.
Drive for 12 kilometers along SR 429 until you reach Radda in Chianti, a typical medieval village: here, stop and admire the charming environment inside its ancient walls, discover its small squares, and admire the scenery.
Finally, explore the castles and parish churches that make Gaiole in Chianti such a special place: from the parish church of Santa Maria a Spaltenna to the village of Vertine and the Castle of Brolio.