Hotels in Chianti "Il Colombaio" is situated in a quiet location in the heart of Tuscany. The property is a farmhouse in the Chianti restored.
The ancient village Villa Casalta, which has been elegantly renovated, lies in the heart of Chianti.
Restaurant and pizzeria in the Chianti area with extensive and selected wine, meat national first choice,
via Chiantigiana, 29 - 53011 Castellina in Chianti (Siena)
Telephone: +39 0577 740444 - Fax: +39 0577 740402
CASTELLINA IN CHIANTI
Town located on a hill, nestling between the valleys dell'Arbia, countryside and Pesa. Its territory is completely in the Chianti Classico. Center among the largest in the Chianti and locations area in constant development. Etruscan and Roman, of the feud Nobles of Trebbio (XI), then becomes an important Florentine garrison. Capital of the League of Chianti with Radda and Gaiole in the thirteenth century, subsequently, the centuries XIV and XV Castellina has been the scene of raids and looting. The Florentines of the surrounding walls in 1400-1402. Dominated by historic fortress, consisting of a high building defensive (and dominated by an even more grandiose cassero) presents fortifications and stretches medieval, with the charming Via delle Volte. The village retains part its four-sixteenth century, the countryside many colonial farmhouses Grand Duchy of age and even earlier. Not far from the center of Castellina there is a large Etruscan tomb dating from the sixth century BC, is is the most interesting archaeological discovery room, a witness of an ancient human presence in Chianti. Many and all interesting the churches in the neighborhood. Of particular value to those in San Martino Cispiano, who has retained all its grace Romanesque apse with a beautiful and unique aisle, and in San Leonino Conio, which houses a Madonna and Child by Lorenzo di Bicci. Rich in history is the village of Fonterutoli, already mentioned in a document of 998. In his Church of San Miniato, now destroyed, was in 1201 signed the peace agreement between Siena and Florence.