Dating by towns
The town itself is worth a brief visit but the surrounding territory is packed with historical villas of enormous interest.
Among them are Albergaccio Machiavelli, the country home of Niccol Machiavelli, Castle Bibbione, Villa le Corti and Villa Borromeo.
is effectively the market town of the Chianti Classico wine area.
Unlike the majority of Chianti towns, Greve is located on the floor of a valley instead of on a hill top, about half-way along the scenic Chiantigiana highway (SS 222) that runs from Florence to Siena.
Here we provide some links to the main places of interest in Chianti, Tuscany.
The area is very popular with holiday-makers and there are numerous accommodation possibilities in the farmhouses that dot the hills.
The fortified village of Volpaia, nearby and famous for its wines, is well worth a visit.
, one of the original three members of the Chianti league, is a very small but pleasant town surrounded by forested hills that are famous for their castles, tower houses and ancient parish churches.
The main structure of interest inside Radda is the Palazzo del Podest.