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7 Best Things To Do In Greve: The Moon Over Chianti - Updated 2020

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The moon makes everything special; the beach, the mountains, and the landscape all enjoy a mystique that comes when the moon shines over them. Bring a little mystique to your next vacation when you allow the moon to shine over your holiday in Greve in Chianti, Italy. Here are the best things to do in the area!

1. Wine, wine & more wine: Accademia del Buon Gusto & Montefioralle

Grapes of Enjoyment
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Greve in Chianti is home to some of the world’s finest wines. It would be a waste not to visit one of the many wineries on your next visit to the region. Or if you enjoy wine and an afternoon of wine tasting, visit several of the finest wineries in Italy. There are enough in the area to fill the day and give you a great wine tasting experience. See how the Italians make wine through these small but excellent wineries.

Montefioralle Winery

Address: Via Montefioralle, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy

Phone: +39 392 842 5595

Website: Montefioralle Winery

Accademia del Buon Gusto

Address: Piazza Ricasoli, 11, Panzano in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Italy

Phone: +39 055 856 0159

Website: Accademia del Buon Gusto

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2. Have bike, will travel


If you like being up close and personal when you travel, as well as protecting the environment, then a good bike tour of Tuscany is the right activity for you. Get fresh air and great exercise as you tour the Chianti region. Nobody says a vacation cannot be healthy. Bike tours are a great way to meet the local people and get a firsthand encounter with the local culture. Enjoy the beauty of Italy on two wheels instead of four and take a step towards protecting the environment as you enjoy your time away from work.

Bike Around Tuscany

Address: Greve in Chianti, Tuscany, 50022, Italy

Website: Bike Tour

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3. Fine dining at Ristorante la Castellana


Greve in Chianti is home to some of the finest dining establishments in Italy. There will be a great restaurant to satisfy even the most sophisticated palate. When you are through touring the castles or coming home from an afternoon of wine tasting, a good restaurant is a great way to cap off the evening. Or if you are in a romantic mood, then Greve in Chianti is home to some of the best romantic settings you can find anywhere.

One example can be found below:

Ristorante la Castellana

Address: Via di Montefioralle 1 | Montefioralle, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy

Phone: +39 055 853134

Price: from 40 USD / 34.39 EUR

Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, vegetarian friendly, gluten free options

Website: Ristorante la Castellana

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4. 4 legs are better than 4 wheels: horse tours

The vineyards (see the horses in the background)

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The beauty of the Tuscany will come ever closer when you opt to ride a horse and enjoy a slow tour of the countryside. Make a statement for the environment as you leave the cars, taxis, and buses behind to enjoy a beautiful day on horseback. Travel back in time as you wander slowly through the beautiful vineyards, experience Italy like your ancestors experienced life, one step at a time. Take a break from the fast pace of life and let the horse tours relax you as you let the day slid by. You will be glad you did.

Horse Tours from Horses And Vineyards

Phone: +39 055 281103

Price: From 144 USD / 123.81 EUR

Website: Horse Tours

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5. History comes alive: Vignamaggio

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Italy is one of the older civilizations in the world today and it has a rich historical story to tell its visitors. From the Etruscan to the Roman eras to the modern age, Italy has preserved its ancient heritage for all the world to see. Rome may have the Coliseum and other historical buildings, but Tuscany has the Leaning Tower of Pisa as well as Vignamaggio, a 17th century farming estate which is used for many different functions today. See history like never before when you come to Greve in Chianti.

Vignamaggio

Address: Petriolo 5, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy

Phone: +39 055 854661

Website: Vignamaggio

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6. Cook the Italian way

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People all over the world love Italian cooking. Italian food is in a class all by itself. When you come to Greve in Chianti, you are not restricted to just eating great Italian food, you can learn how to cook the way Italians do with real Italian chefs showing you the way. Add to your culinary skills and take a few lessons from the Italian pros. Your family will enjoy your added skill and the great tasting food you will provide.

Cooking Classes in Greve in Chianti

Address: Greve in Chianti, Italy

Phone: +39 377 680 1494

Website: Cooking Lessons

Guests: minimum of 2 people

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7. King of the castle: Castello di Sezzate

King for a Day
Source: Wikipedia

Castles capture the imagination and whisks a person away to a far away land that once reigned supreme long ago. Castles are found all throughout Europe, remnants from the days of knights, damsels in distress, and lords who ruled with a iron hand. They also bring back the images of King Richard the Lionhearted and King Arthur, that mythical king of legends who governed with his knights of the round table. Get a taste of what their lives were like by touring the different castles found in Chianti. See bygone eras and have them come to life in your dreams as you tour these ancient relics on your next Italian holiday.

Castello di Sezzate

Address: Via di Sezzate 12, 50027, Greve in Chianti, Italy

Phone:+39 055 857 2060

Website: Castello di Sezzate (in Italian)

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A few words

Traveling to Italy could not be better. Even if you are an experienced tourist who has come to Italy for years, there is always something great to see. Chianti has lots of great sites to offer, a variety of things to do that will appeal to visitors of all ages, plus wonderful tours and other activities that will make this a trip that you will remember for your lifetime.

When you are planning your next vacation, remember Greve in Chianti. It is a great destination for great people.

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