Region/State: Chianti

Chianti, nestled in the heart of Tuscany between the cities of Florence and Siena, is an idyllic destination for lovers of nature and the outdoors. This picturesque region offers a myriad of activities set against a backdrop of rolling hills, verdant vineyards, and olive groves. Hiking and biking are popular pursuits, with well-marked trails that meander through lush landscapes and medieval villages. The Via Chiantigiana, the scenic road through the Chianti area, is perfect for cycling enthusiasts looking for a challenging ride with rewarding views. For a more leisurely pace, visitors can engage in horseback riding tours, which offer a unique way to explore the rustic countryside. The region is also a favorite for hot-air ballooning, providing a spectacular bird’s-eye view of the area’s sweeping vineyards, ancient estates, and historic castles, all making outdoor activities in Chianti a truly enchanting experience.

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L’Eroica 2024
Last Updated April 2, 2024 L'Eroica is an annual cycling event in the beautiful Chianti…