Montechiari in Chianti

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Via di Zano, 30 - 50022 Greve in Chianti

Firenze - Italia  

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 Montechiari, an old manor House now restored maintening the typical tuscan style, is located in the heart of Tuscany countryisde and in  the middle between Florence (25 KM) and Siena (35 KM). Here, at any time of the year you can enjoy all the conveniences of a town without giving up the tranquillity of a country home.

    Only 500 metres from the famous Main Square of Greve,  200 metres from the bus stop from/to Florence, 200 metres from the public swimming   pool, tennis and football court and at 200 metres from the Tourist Office. At 2 minutes’ walk you may rent bikes and motorbikes (50, 125, 250 cc.) for   exploring the neighborhood.  At  500 metres one of the biggest “Enoteca” of the Chianti region with wine books from the 1700, 1800 and 1900, permanent exposition of screwdriver, possibility for tasting more than 140 kind of different wines, olive oil, "vin santo" and assorted salami, and free consulting of the wine producer database.

    From here you can quickly reach all the small villages (like Montefioralle, Badia a Passignano, Panzano, Radda, Castellina, Gaiole, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, Volterra, Colle Val d'Elsa, Cortona.....) and towns (like Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Pisa, Lucca.....) well known for their architecture and history. You can also visit all the famous Chainti Castles and Villas: Verrazzano (Giovanni, sailing through the Athlantic Sea and discovering the Bay of New York, has lived here for several years), Vicchiomaggio, Vignamaggio (where the Monna Lisa, painted from Leonardo da Vinci, lived), Meleto, Brolio (with its beautfull typical italian garden),….. and of course visit all the major Chianti Classico wine producer, their vineyard and cellars and where you may taste exquisite wine too.