Woods, wheat fields, olive trees, vines on hillside slopes, black cypresses beneath farmhouses and villas, walled villages, castles and abbeys, all this add to the charm of the Chianti Hills. From Poggiobello drive to Brolio and visit the beautiful Castle of Brolio, where Chianti was first produced after Baron Bettino Ricasoli, a great enologist and passionate farmer, who developed its recipe of this special wine. Go ahead to Radda in Chianti and Castellina in Chianti, two typical Chianti town magnificently positioned in beautiful countryside where you can find many farmhouses, wine shops and wineries perfect for wine tasting.
There are many castles and fortified towns around Gaiole in Chianti and Radda that deserve a visit. For example, the Castle of Vertine, the Castle of Meleto, Pieve of Spaltenna and Castle of Volpaia, all can be visited with a special wine tasting and winery tour.
- Itinerary: Poggiobello – Castelnuovo Berardenga – Gaiole in Chianti – Radda in Chianti – Castellina in Chianti
- Total Km: 84 km
- Driving Time: 1h 30 min