The Chianti region, world famous for its wine and its landscape, is a land of ancient traditions.
Etruscans first settled in this area where they started the wine-making activity continued by the Romans. In the Middle Ages this area was disputed between the cities of Florence and Siena. Villages and convents, fortresses and castles were built during that period and many of them later were converted in manor houses and country residences. During this period the original landscapes, including vast forests of chestnuts and oaks, were transformed and adapted for the cultivation of vines and olive trees. The activities related to these cultivation gradually assumed a major economic importance and established the international reputation of Chianti region. You explore this region having the possibility to experience at its best the local way of life and the breathtaking landscapes of this corner of Tuscany walking along some of the most scenic paths and staying in the handpicked accommodation we have carefully chosen for you close to some of the best highlights of the area.