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Escape To Chianti For A Weekend

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Escape To Chianti For A Weekend
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Autumn is a beautiful time to visit Tuscany - the golden hues that take over the rolling hills are stunning and inspirational. It's the perfect excuse to drink a glass of wine and toast to the grape and olive harvest.

If you happen to travel to Tuscany this season, be sure to spend a weekend in Chianti. Foodies hungry for adventure will find a barrel of activities to keep them busy. Here are some upcoming activities to add your agenda but you can also check out the full program here (do note the text is in Italian!):

Weekend of October 25-26-27

Barberino Val D’Elsa October 26-27
Guided tours at the Chianti astronomical observatory and wine tastings –

Castellina in Chianti October 27, at 3:00 pm
Guided hike across vineyards, olive groves, archaeological sites and landscape
Info: Tel 0577742090 –

Radda in Chianti October 25, 10.00 am/ 5.00 pm
Walking tour of Volpaia village and a visit to Castello di Volpaia winery

Greve in Chianti October 27, 9.00 am/ 7.00 pm 
Visit to Piazza Matteotti Organic market combined with organic wine tastings

To see what's happening in November, visit Tuscanycious for the full scoop.

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