Friday, July 19, 2013

Classic Italian Drives – the Strada Chiantigiana

July 16, 2010 by  
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A rural drive that is an Italian classic is the Strada Chiantigiana, or the SR 222. The back road goes through Tuscany’s wine country through to the small cities and towns of Chianti including Greve, Radda, and Giaole, situated between Florence and Siena. The road runs south adjacent to a network of two lane secondary [...]

The 5 Most Beautiful Villages in Tuscany

February 4, 2010 by  
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So You’ve booked your airfare to Italy and have arranged a car rental. Now what? There are so many wonderful destinations in Tuscany that it’s difficult to know which you should visit on your vacation. All Tuscan villages have interesting restaurants, coffee shops and wine bars, but each has an amazingly varied and interesting history [...]