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Visited Christiana in Chianti in October. What a lovely little Tuscan town. In the centre of it all is this castle with very unique architecture. It makes for great pictures from the piazza in front and from the surrounding countryside. I didn’t realize you could...More
It's a really nicely restored castle and affords some superb views across the town and surrounding countryside. There are some nicely arranged Etruscan exhibits, and the pleasant young lady curator offered us a small tablet computer with pictures and narration in English, but neither she...More
Having not done a lot of research into Castellina in Chianti I didn't realise there was an actual castle in a square at the top of the hill. Accessed through a museum (not super exciting, few bits of broken pottery) the castle keep is very...More
Well renovated castle offering splendid views of the town and surrounding countryside. The castle includes a small exhibition focussed on Roman and Estruscan artifacts. Problem we found was that beyond the exhibition there was so little other history covered which was a shame given that...More
While walking around the town, we stumbled upon Rocca di Castellina and it was so incredible to see! This area is perfect for a day trip from Florence. So many amazing areas to take photos of -- especially the little church!
We were drving through this place onward to Greve in Chianti and decided to stop by this place. It was a good deicision. Awesome view to the landscape from here. Visited a local vineyard and went to a cafe for re-freshement.
Castellina in Chianti is a great and picturesque small village in top of one of those great Tuscan hills and La Rocca is the highlight of the village. It has great historical significance as it is where the Chianti league was based as pace keepers...More