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Around Florence: the Chianti region Around Florence: the Chianti region Around Florence: the Chianti region

On 22, feb 2013 | In

Around Florence: the Chianti region

The Chianti region with its rolling hills is the production area of the omonymous wine. This is the heart of picturesque,  postcard Tuscany with hills crossed by lines of cypresses, sunflowers and vineyards: a scenery which will captivate you with its beauty and charm.

The Chianti region, to many is simply the area where the wine is produced, but there is a lot more to it: with its charm this area has always inspired the imagination of artist, poets and also many film directors. Not last Kenneth Branagh who choose Villa di Vignamaggio as the setting for his production of “Much Ado About Nothing” by W. Shakespeare (which is, in fact, set in Sicily in the work of the great Elizabethan playwright). with a star-studded cast including  Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves, Emma Thompson, Brian Blessed, Kate Beckingsale, Richard Briar, Michael Keaton and Kenneth Branagh himself.

Who is the visit to the Chianti region recommended for?

Small groups (10 people at maximum) and individuals. Transport must be booked, unless you can provide your own.

Length of this tour:

6 hours

Where:

The Chianti trail (via Chiantigiana) from Antella to Panzano.

What happens:

We will go and discover the amazing hills where the famous Chianti wine is produced, we will taste the wine in the wineries and will visit the castles and boroughs nearby.