In 2016, in fact, Tuscany is confirmed as the favorite destination by the Italians and the second region chosen by tourists from all over the world. But why visit Tuscany is a unique experience, to be included in your list of things to do at least once in your life? The answers are many: just think of the historical, artistic, cultural and food and wine richness of the region.
In Tuscany the travel diary is crowded with interesting options: there are a multitude of things to see and do, as well as a long list of beautiful places to visit. For the Tours of Tuscany this is the perfect bit.
So the choice of what to visit in Tuscany is not the simplest: art cities or medieval villages? Sea or countryside? Squares, monuments, museums and churches, or natural beauties and treasures?
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to summarize (almost) all these alternatives in a single itinerary of Tuscany? Visiting Chianti and specifically Chianti Classico can be the ideal solution to succeed in the enterprise.
Here are our tips on what to see in the Chianti Classico and ideas and suggestions that respond to the most classic holiday requests in Tuscany:
- What to visit in Tuscany in 1 day? The medieval villages of historic Chianti
Visiting Tuscany in 1 day is a feasible enterprise. On the other hand, it is not impossible to visit the small Tuscan villages in the Chianti Classico area. In a single day you can admire Radda in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti and Gaiole in Chianti, villages that historically formed the Legadel Chianti, a political-military alliance created by the Republic of Florence in the 14th century and remained in force until 1774.
In each of these ancient villages there is an almost magical atmosphere: life flows calm and relaxed as in the best representations of Chianti.
At the same time there are plenty of things to see, as well as restaurants and farmhouses where you can taste the local food and wine specialties.
What to visit in Tuscany in 3 days? The castles and the best cellars of Chianti
3 days to visit Tuscany are enough to discover some of the small and big treasures of the region. With 3 days available you can plan a detailed Chianti Classico tour (considering that the area covers about 70,000 hectares between Florence and Siena). In the Private Tours of Tuscany this is a must see.
Not everyone knows that the Chianti area is rich in castles and ancient manors that can still be visited. To make them known to a wider public, the municipality of Greve in Chianti has created the ” Chiant i Castles Route “: a project to enhance the area with six different itineraries that allow you to discover this wonderful architectural heritage.
Specifically, the Blue Route starts in alleMonache and includes the stops in Lucignano up to our Castello.
In addition to visiting the castles, the activity to which you do not give up in Chianti is that of a wine tour: you can taste the prestigious local wines and discover the wineries that make them. Some of the best and most important wineries of the Chianti Classico, as well as of Italy are found right in this area.