Pieve of Sant’Appiano: a Romanesque church in Val d’Elsa

To reach the Pieve of Sant’Appiano from Barberino Val d’Elsa, coming from Tavarnelle Val di Pesa you through the entire village of Barberino and near the end of the village turn right towards Linari, after about one km, turn left to Sant’Appiano-Linari, still a 1 km and you reach the Pieve of Sant’Appiano. The existence of Sant’Appiano can be traced starting ...

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Barberino Val d’Elsa: a medieval village in panoramic position in the Chianti

Barberino Val d’ Elsa is a fortified village situated on a hill over the Elsa River valley at 373 meters of height, the village lies half way between Florence and Siena in the north-western area of the Chianti hills. Barberino Val d’Elsa was founded by the Republic of Florence as a castle in a strategic position along the Via Cassia, ...

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Itinerary in Florentine Chianti

Our itinerary in Chianti begins from the city of Florence, the starting point is the exit of Florence-Impruneta (old Firenze-Certosa) of the autostrada del sole (A1). The first stop is the town of San Casciano in Val di Pesa, along the way we can make a detour of several kilometers to visit the famous Albergaccio of Niccolò Machiavelli, in the village ...

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Chianti: the heart of Tuscany, encounter between nature and works of man

Chianti, ie the territory which for centuries produced the wine Chianti Classico, is part of the Tuscan hill land situated between Florence and Siena, expertly shaped by man and rich of art, this area is a mosaic of history, nature and art unique in the world. This is a land of ancient traditions, civilized in ancient times, first by the ...

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