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This is Villa Melazzano on a hill looking over Greve. This was the view out our front door! We had a wonderful week in Terre di Melazzano about 1/8 mile down the hill from this villa.
The main market square. It's unusual because it is triangular in shape.
There is a large market every Saturday morning and the triangular square is pedestrianized. The church is at the narrow end of the street. You can walk around underneath the upstairs balconies and there are lots of stores including tourist places, restaurants, a very nice little grocery and one of Italy's best butchers.
Here is one of the tourist-oriented shops on the market square. It's a small town but you can find almost anything right on the square. If you can't, there is a co-op down the street that has another market, fruit stand, bakery and several more shops.
When you stand in the square and look up, you are surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan countryside.
- Pros:Pleasant little market town on the Greve River in Chianti
- Cons:None that we saw
- In a nutshell:Center of the Chianti Wine Route, great base for touring
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