"Castellina in Chianti" Castellina in Chianti by sue_stone

Castellina in Chianti Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 77 photos

Castellina in Chianti is one of the main towns in the Chianti region of Tuscany. We spent a day exploring Chianti (no where near long enough!!) and stopped off in Castellina for a look around.

This lovely hill town is home to an historic fortress and some giant ugly looking silos which you can't help but notice on your way into town - they are not all bad....as they are filled with delicious Chianti Classico wine!

Castellina is located only 18 kms from Siena, and makes a good introduction to the Chianti region.

  • Last visit to Castellina in Chianti: Sep 2006
  • Intro Written Nov 3, 2006
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2006 at 1:26 AM

    *verybigsmile* So you had a look at the expensive wine bottles but finally bought a fridge magnet ...well done .. you saved money for your next trips ... *winkygrin*

  • KiKitC's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2006 at 12:01 PM

    Thank you for the warm birthday wishes! Hope you're enjoying life as much as I am. Would love to drop by Chianti and buy cases of wine....mmmmmmm

  • alucas's Profile Photo
    Nov 6, 2006 at 6:03 AM

    You didn't stock up with wine ? !! We managed twelve bottles on the plane !

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