Holidays in Tuscany are varied and diversified. Starting from Podere L’Aquila, there are many possibilities to discover the surroundings, whether by hiking or by bike. Also interesting: day trips by car on the famous Chianti-Road into the Chianti Classico, one of the most world-renowned wine-growing region of Italy. Further attractive excursions offer the historical and pulsating cities Siena, Arezzo or Florence.
Here, we from the team of “Toscana Ferien” put together a selection of fascinating trips for you. In anticipation of your holidays, let us give you some inspiration.
Sale die Mila (Production of salt)
The human being needs salt in moderation, just as he needs water to drink or the wine to stimulate the mind. The expert in herbs, called Mila, manufactures own salt mixes based on own special recipes. A relaxed hiking tour combined with a visit at Mila is a highlight during holidays in Tuscany. more
In the heart of Chianti Classico, not far away of Gaiole in Chianti, in Castagnoli lies the winery “L’Antica Fornace di Ridolfo” of the brothers Carlo and Daniele Cantalici, under which name the winery is also known. The history of the vineyard goes back to the 16th century. It is deeply connected to regional tradition and the beautiful landscape. More
Rocca di Castagnoli (Winery)
A trip into the history and into a world of flavours of wines is worth a visit at the winery Rocca di Castagnoli, situated near to Podere L’Aquila. The first cultivations of wine very likely go back to the Etruscan epoch while the historic origins of the fortress town Castagnoli go even back to about 940 AD. Throughout its eventful history, the Castagnoli had been in possession of divers families, such as the Orlandi, the Tempi or most recently the Ricasoli. more
The closer environment of Podere L'Aquila is rich of divers, authentic and fascinating adventures. Typical to Tuscany, the villages San Gusmé, Villa a Sesta or San Sano are worth visiting. The castles Castello di Meleto, Castello di Brolio as well as the former monastery Badia a Coltibuono excite with their own characteristic charm. more