Tours in Chianti
The Chianti hills in Tuscany, also known as the ‘Monti del Chianti’, are a mountain range that stretches between the provinces of Florence, Siena and Arezzo for about 20 kilometres. This stunning area is named after the locally produced wine, namely Chianti wine, the renowned red DOCG appreciated all over the world.
Very few places in the world can offer a multifaceted landscape, as rich and evocative as that of Chianti: kilometres and kilometres of green and yellow fields, endless olive groves and vineyards, medieval villages perched on the hills... a precious pearl that will remain in your heart!
Everyone should visit this amazing part of Tuscany at least once in their lives: Chiantishire can be visited by car or motorbike, however, bicycles are a good alternative to fully enjoy the breath-taking views and follow exhilarant tours in Chianti.
In this section you will find our suggestions for Chianti tours enriched with tastings in typical wine cellars... the choice is yours!
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What is the best time of the year to go walking in Chianti, Italy? Let’s start by saying that all seasons are suitable for wine tours of Chianti because each one of them offers visitors something nice and special to see.
In the spring the temperature is mild and the countryside blossoms displaying all its beauty: besides, as well as in the autumn, the low season period allows you to find less crowded and competitive prices for a Chianti itinerary.
In the summer not only can you spend hours of true relaxation and cool down with a good Chianti Italy wine tasting, perhaps under the shade of fresh branches (locally known as ‘fresche frasche’); during this period of the year the villages come to life with festivals, fairs and events related to the history, the tradition and the culture of wine and delicious local production.
In winter the days are cold but often a bright sun and clear skies offer breath-taking views of the Tuscan hills. In addition, during the Christmas season many villages host markets where gifts can be bought and delicious local products can be tasted.
Interesting fact: there are many British tourists who, appreciating the nature, history and gastronomy of the Chianti valleys, decide to spend their holidays there and even end up moving to this region. It is to them that we owe the invention of the funny nickname 'Chiantishire' often heard in Tuscany.
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