The area of Chianti and the Tuscan countryside where you can admire the expanse of rolling hills, valleys with olive groves and vineyards, dotted with castles and Roman churches, called churches that stretch between Florence and Siena.
Chianti The name derives from the Etruscan Clante root meaning water and paradox is a destination for cultural tourism, particularly in fine Italian wine lover, who in the wine regions of Siena, Arezzo, Florence, Prato, Pistoia and Pisa are protected by the DOCG, designation of origin and guaranteed.
The best known is Chianti Classico, Tuscany pillar enology sold as a symbol of black cock. Home of Chianti Classico is the location where it is produced in the Chianti Rufina and Child Pottery Florentine Ginori home of famous throughout the world for its fine cuisine.
Very impressive in the Chianti area is the town of Greve in Chianti, home of Chianti Classico Gallo Nero, where every year in the beautiful square, the terrace is held on the wine market shows Chiantigiano.
Magical place to visit in the area of Chianti is Montefioralle, ancient magic and quiet suburb, where there is the jewel of the Romanesque Pieve di San Cresci and the Church of Santo Stefano which houses medieval paintings very valuable.
Very charming village of Chianti, Radda in Chianti, where you can visit several farms and wineries, tasting local wines and typical products with the option to stay overnight. Image Flickr Creative Commons License courtesy by francesco sgroi