Attractions

Top Choice Church in Panzano in Chianti

Pieve di San Leolino

One of the most beautiful churches in Chianti, this Romanesque pieve (rural church with baptistry) is located on a hilltop just outside Panzano in Chianti. Artworks inside the church include a 1421 polyptych behind …
Winery in Greve in Chianti

Vignamaggio

Mona Lisa Gherardini, subject of Leonardo da Vinci's world-famous painting, married into the family that built this villa in the 14th century. More recently, the villa and its magnificent formal gardens featured in …
Village in Greve in Chianti

Montefioralle

Medieval Montefioralle crowns a rise just east of Greve, and can be accessed via a 2km walking path from the town centre (head up Via San Francesco, off Via Roma). Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, the villa…
Church in Badia a Passignano

Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

An 11th-century church on this site was destroyed in the 13th century and replaced by this structure, which was subsequently heavily altered over the centuries. Dedicated to St Michael the Archangel (look for the 12…
Monastery in Badia a Passignano

Monastery

The four Vallombrosan monks who call this medieval abbey home open their quarters to visitors on regular guided tours. The highlight is the refectory, which was remodelled in the 15th century and is presided over by…
Factory in Chianti Fiorentino

Azienda Agricola Frantoio Pruneti

Gionni and Paolo Pruneti's family business has produced top-quality olive oil for over a century. Their 28,000 olive trees are hand-harvested between mid-October and mid-December each year before being pressed and b…
Museum in Greve in Chianti

Museo San Francesco

Head up the steep hill from Via Roma to find this former convent with its modest collection of art. The pride of the collection is a 15th-century stucco Madonna and Child (c1420-30) by Nanni di Bartolo. A splendid t…