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Sunday in Chianti, guided tours in Castelnuovo Berardenga

Sienese Chianti
Sienese Chianti

Sienese Chianti


Want to spend a day out in Chianti discovering hidden treasures? Take part to Domenica in Chianti organized by Castelnuovo Berardenga.

Several guided itineraries in the beautiful surroundings of Castelnuovo Berardenga, the closest city to Siena in the Chianti region. Every itinerary brings visitors to discover hidden places in the area of Berardenga where owners and farmers will show their properties and tell you their histories and curiosities. Someone about this part of Chianti said:

Submerging in the green landscapes of Sienese Chianti is like finding yourself in an exclusive intense, never-ending hugs between noble vineyards and hill’s sacred olive groves. Forged by the human hand, these hills merge, still in complete harmony, to the country churches activity, to the imposing castles, to the stone walls, to the ancient stones of small churches and most of all to the little medieval villages“.

Calendar 2012

Sunday July 1st – guided tour to the Villa of Monaciano including the park and the farm. Then visit to the beautiful Certosa of Pontignano. Wine tastings in Querciavalle.

Sunday July 8th – guided tour to Villa Fortezza in Montegiachi, Villa Bianchi Bandinelli in Geggiano including the gardens. Then wine tastings at the Fattoria di Corsignano

Sunday July 22nd – guided tour to Podere le Barbocce including the ethnographic Museum of Zave, to the Sculpture Park in Chianti ad wine tastings at Selvole.

San Gusmè

San Gusmè

Sunday August 12th – guided tour to Villa Sergardi and to Santa Croce Chapel. Visit to the ancient hamlet of Scopeto and to the Chapel of San Bartolomeo. Wine tastings at Aiola.

Sunday August 26h – guided tour to the Castle of Montalto and to the beautiful park of Villa Chigi-Saracini. Wine tastings at Fattoria di Fesina.

Sunday September 9th – guided tour to the Landscape Museum, to Villa Fortezza in Montegiachi and to the Chapel of San Liberato in Cunina. Wine tastings at Fattoria di San Felice.

Sunday September 16th – guided tour to Podere le Barbocce including the ethnographic Museum of Zave and to Villa Bianchi Bandinelli in Geggiano, including the gardens. Wine tastings at Fattoria di Miscianello.

Sunday September 30th – guided tour the Scuplture Park in Chianti, and to the small villages of San Gusmè, Villa a Sesta and San Felice. Wine Tastings at Castell’in Villa.

Sunday October 7th – guided tour to the Castle of Montalto, to the Chapel of San Liberato in Cunina and to the park of villa Chigi Saracini. Wine tastings at Poggio Bonelli.

Sunday October 14th – guided tour to Podere le Barbocce including the ethnographic Museum of Zave and to Villa Monaciano including the farm and the gardens.


Every tour departs with special minibuses from Castelnuovo Berardenga in via del Chianti close to the gardens. This means that you park there the car and you don’t have to worry until your return.

Departure is at 9.15am and arrival is around 1.30pm. The costs is 8€ per person including wine tastings. Reservation is strongly recommended and should be made by noon of the Friday before by calling +39 0577 351335 or emailing to turismocastelnuovo@libero.it.

I suggest you download here the detailed brochure of Sunday in Chianti and the 2012 calendar.


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