Explore the area
Food and culture in Florence and in the Chianti area
Surrounded by olive and oak trees, you will discover the landscapes, traditions, colours and authentic flavours of Florence and the Chianti region.
From the ancient Roman road of Via Cassia, via narrow dry stone walled country lanes , you will reach Piazzale Michelangelo, the most beautiful terrace from which to admire the Renaissance city of Florence.
Along a splendid olive tree lined way, you can reach the town of Impruneta where at its grape fest you can watch or participate in crushing grapes in large vats and visit ancient pottery firing kilns.
The area has many typical roads descending the Florentine hills from which to admire stunning views, the majestic Charterhouse and the Apennine and Pratomagno mountain ranges.