In the previous article we talked about the exceptional food and wine and hospitality of the Chianti region; in this second part we want to talk about culture and activities to do. So that is why you should definetely come on vacation to Chianti when you could travel again.
Proximity to the most important cities of Tuscany
First of all, the proximity to the most important cities in Tuscany, known for their magnificent works of art, architecture and culture. So if you want to dedicate a few days of your holiday in Chianti to visiting the cities, you should know that they can be easily reached from Chianti in order of distance:
• Siena, the city of Palio;
• Arezzo, the city of gold;
• Florence, the city of Renaissance.
Not only big cities but also small villages
Absolutely to see are the small villages, where life is undoubtedly less hectic and you can easily see everything calmly. Tuscany in general, but especially Chianti boasts so many hidden gems that are really worth a visit, such as:
• Castelnuovo Berardenga
• Castellina in Chianti
• Radda in Chianti
• Panzano in Chianti
• Greve in Chianti
If you choose a vacation in Chianti it is because perphaps you want to switch off a little and slow down the pace to escape the everyday life and give yourself health, relaxation and rest. However, it would be a shame to spend all of your time in dolce far niente (= in the sweetness of doing nothing), there are so many outdoor activities to do, from hiking or biking, to a nice hot air balloon ride, or a nice vespa or vintage car tour. You are spoiled for choice!
Discover the experiences of Borgo Scopeto Relais
The beauty of traveling is that you have the opportunity to experience something new and get out of your comfort zone to dedicate yourself to something that you might not have been motivated to do at home. So why not challenge yourself and learn something new right here in Chianti. Whether it's test yourself in a traditional recipe led by a chef, or a mini oenology lesson, or a farming experience, step up your game and go home with new knowledge and skills.
What do you think then? Are you ready to book your holiday in Chianti?