A walking tour in the Chianti area will take you back in time and give you a taste of a glorious present and past. Chianti’s spectacular landscape has long been a source of inspiration for writers and painters.
Walking along country paths, cypress-lined roads, and “strade bianche,” you arrive at hilltop towns with lovely views across the vineyards to the wooded hills sprinkled with country houses, parish churches, and quiet villas.
Our hiking tours immerse you in the natural glory of the Chianti region; we’ll guide you through vineyards and olive groves far from the main tourist track, to romantic ruins of ancient castles and fortifications. You’ll learn about history, culture, nature, agriculture, and local traditions.
And, of course, during the walk you can stop in a local winery for a wine tasting.
• Fonterutoli, the village where the legend of the Black Rooster originated
• Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, and Gaiole in Chianti, the cities of the medieval Chianti League
• The ancient hamlets of Vagliagli, Volpaia, and San Gusmè
• Brolio Castle, where Baron Rocasoli created the modern recipe for Chianti wine
• The Via Romea and other ancient trails that connected Florence with Siena
“Amazing fall day together with Daniele, our guide for a countryside walk around Siena! While strolling across beautiful sceneries we got many information about history and nature of Tuscany, directly from a local guide” Jack-USA