- The Chianti Wine Road
Famous in all the word for the production of Chianti wine. This region of Tuscany stretches between the provinces of Florence and Siena. Departure from Rome you get to Greve in Chianti that can 'be considered "The door of the Chianti." The Etruscans inhabited this land that gave birth to the great navigator Giovanni da Verrazzano. The main square, Piazza Matteotti, called the market place for its particular form, is the main attraction.
Do not miss the church of Santa Croce which houses works by the great Florentine artists. Along the way you get to Castellina in Chianti Chianti that played an important role in the struggles between Siena and Florence. The majestic fortress and the majestic walls testimonianano this important past. Do not miss the walk to the street of the time that offers exceptional panoramic views.
Continuing Florence meets the last country of Chianti, San Casciano Val di Pesa. In the pretty town center risconoscibili are still signs of its medieval origins. A few kilometers away is the Albergaccio of Sant'Andrea in Percussina, today famous restaurant and wine shop where he lived Niccolo 'Machiavelli.