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Greve in Chianti – useful tips for visitors to Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti main piazza during the flower festival in May

You’re currently reading the Greve in Chianti Tuscany blog but I thought I might summarise some of the more important information distributed throughout the Greve in Chianti website at www.greve-in-chianti.com. Greve in Chianti is the largest town in the Chianti Classico wine zone, an area that corresponds to the oval-shaped territory lying between Florence and […]

Looking for a good self-catering villa in Chianti, Tuscany

Holiday home to rent in Chianti - "Casa Ramoli"

Now that the year end celebrations are long over, many of you who are planning a trip to Tuscany will no doubt be looking for a good self-catering villa in Chianti, Tuscany. Actually, you are probably looking for a vacation apartment in a farmhouse rather than a true villa (see my post on the difference […]

Place to stay in Greve in Chianti

place to stay in greve in chianti

As the new year begins, a great many visitors planning their vacation in  Tuscany will be looking for a place to stay in Greve in Chianti and we have an excellent selection of villas, farmhouse apartments, village apartments and B&Bs for you. Greve is the gateway to the Chianti area and being located more or […]

Family-friendly accommodations in Tuscany

Family-friendly accommodations in Tuscany

We’ll soon be into the Tuscan vacation booking season and many of you who are planning your next visit will be looking for family-friendly accommodations in Tuscany. The first thing to know is that Italians love children! Families always bring the kids when they eat out at a restaurant and most vacation accommodations welcome children. […]

Farmstay rooms and apartment with swimming pool high in the Chianti hills

Farm stay rooms and apartment with swimming pool high in the Chianti hills

At any time of the year, there’s no better base for your vacation in Tuscany than farmstay rooms or an apartment with swimming pool high in the Chianti hills. Podere Torre is a small agriturismo that offers exactly that! This agriturismo is located 3 km from Greve in Chianti, more or less at the midpoint […]

Vacation accommodation for two people in Chianti

Vacation accommodation for two persons in Chianti

Today I want to introduce you to a beautiful  vacation accommodation for two people in Chianti in the form of an exquisite half-house apartment located just outside the wall of the fortified village of Montefioralle. This picturesque village is situated 2.5 km from Greve in Chianti, halfway between Florence and Sienna. Casa Forese consists of […]

Luxury hotel in Chianti for a special Tuscany vacation

Luxury hotel in Chianti

Today we feature Hotel Villa Le Barone, a wonderful luxury hotel in Chianti located in the middle of the Chianti Classico wine zone of Tuscany near Panzano and Greve, midway between Florence and Sienna. This is a 4 Star luxury hotel set in beautiful gardens, with a swimming pool and tennis court. For centuries, Villa […]

What to see at Castello di Montefioralle

Montefioralle

Tuscany and particularly Chianti are dotted with small fortified hamlets which are often huddled around the ruins of a castle keep. These picturesque villages reflect a thousand years of conflict over land that came to an end only with the hegemony of cities such as Florence over their smaller adversaries, in this case, Sienna. The […]

Bed and Breakfast in Chianti

Bed and Breakfast in Chianti

Everyone knows about the wonderful agriturismi in Chianti, but it’s less well known that you can easily find an excellent Bed and Breakfast in Chianti. These B&Bs are available both in villages and towns, and out in the country, including on working farms. For those who don’t plan to cook at home, a Bed and […]

What is an agriturismo in Tuscany?

Tuscan agriturismo farmhouse vacation rental

While planning their trips, a great many first-time visitors to Tuscany probably ask themselves “What is an agriturismo in Tuscany?” Officially an agriturismo (plural agriturismi) is a vineyard, olive oil producer or other farm that offers holiday accommodation to tourists. Sometimes rural accommodations that are not on working farms are nevertheless referred to, incorrectly, as […]

Chianti Tourist Information and Chianti Tourism Guide

Chianti tourist information

We’ve been publishing Chianti tourist information on www.greve-in-chianti.com since 1997 and via the blog you’re reading right now, we’re constantly adding to what is effectively part of the most comprehensive Chianti Tourism Guide on the internet, with over two hundred subsidiary websites. So bookmark this Chianti tourist information site because new and interesting tourist information […]

Greve Museum of Sacred Art

Museum of Religious Art Greve in Chianti

There are a number of small museums of religious art scattered throughout Chianti. While not calling for a detour, these museums are well worth a visit when you are in the area. Usually, they house minor art works collected together from deconsecrated churches in the area plus more important works that cannot be displayed unprotected […]

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