Attractions

Top Choice Sculpture in Gaiole in Chianti

Castello di Ama

At Castello di Ama, centuries-old wine-making traditions meet cutting-edge contemporary art in a 12th-century borgo (agricultural estate). As well as vineyards and a winery producing internationally acclaimed wines …
Castle in Gaiole in Chianti

Castello di Brolio

The ancestral estate of the aristocratic Ricasoli family dates from the 11th century and is the oldest winery in Italy. Currently home to the 32nd baron, it opens its formal garden, panoramic terrace and museum to d…
Museum in Radda in Chianti

Casa Chianti Classico

Occupying an 18th-century convent complex attached to a 10th-century church, this facility is operated by the Consorzio di Chianti Classico and pays homage to the region’s favourite product. Book to visit the Wine M…
Abbey in Chianti Senese

Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore

Concealed amidst dense forest on the edge of the Castelnuovo Berardenga region, this 14th-century abbey was founded by Giovanni (John) Tolomei – later Saint Bernardo Tolomei – and is still a retreat for Benedictine …
Museum in Castellina in Chianti

Museo Archeologico del Chianti Senese

Etruscan archaeological finds from the local area are on display at this museum in the town's medieval rocca (fortress). Room 4 showcases artefacts found in the 7th-century-BC Etruscan Tombs of Montecalvario, which …
Sculpture in Gaiole in Chianti

Parco Sculture del Chianti

Site-specific contemporary artworks created by artists from 24 countries are scattered throughout this 7-hectare wood, including a glass labyrinth by Jeff Saward that children in particular will adore. Between June …
Area in Gaiole in Chianti

Pievasciata

In the small village of Pievasciata, near the Parco Sculture del Chianti, the streets are home to an ever-growing number of site-specific contemporary international artworks. We particularly like Yu Zhaoyang's hilar…
Archaeological Site in Castellina in Chianti

Montecalvario

These four Etruscan burial chambers, dating from the 6th century BC, are located off the main road at the northern edge of town. Devotees of Etruscan archaeology will no doubt find them interesting, but the lack of …