Top things to do

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 …
Tuscan in Panzano in Chianti

Osteria Le Panzanelle

An ideal lunch stop en route from Chianti to Siena, this roadside inn on the SR222/SP2 5km south of Panzano serves traditional Tuscan dishes in its garden and bustling downstairs bar–dining room. The menu changes mo…
Tuscan in Panzano in Chianti

Officina della Bistecca

The flagship restaurant of celebrity butcher Dario Cecchini offers a simple but delicious set menu built around the famous bistecca (steak). There's also a vegetarian menu (€25), but it's predictably unexciting (thi…
Tuscan in Panzano in Chianti

Dario DOC

A casual, lunchtime-only eatery run by Tuscan celebrity-butcher Dario Cecchini. The limited menu offers three quality fast-food options: two burger plates and one dish known as accoglienza, aka 'sushi del Chianti' (…
Tuscan in Panzano in Chianti


Shared tables, an informal atmosphere and a menu featuring anything from the 'muzzle to the tail' is on offer at the second eatery run by celebrity butcher Dario Cecchini. Reservation advised.
Food in Panzano in Chianti

L'Antica Macelleria Cecchini

Self-caterers should head to Dario Cecchini's macelleria (butcher shop) to buy top-quality meats.