from Montebenichi, chianti road tracks wind around woods, olive groves and vineyards and take you to medieval villages and imposing castles.

along the roads wineries that offer guided tours with tasting of wine, oil and other local produce. if you are wine enthusiasts, why not to travel south west to Montalcino, a well-known area for its important brunello wine, or south east to Montepulciano where it is possible to taste the no less well known vino nobile?

with an easy drive you can reach many cities of art such as Siena, Arezzo, san Gimignano, Volterra, Monteriggioni, Pienza and Cortona.

slightly south of Montebenichi, the "val d'Orcia" and the land of the "crete senesi" offer extraordinary, unique views.

in about an hour you can reach florence, or, in Umbria, Perugia, Assisi and Orvieto

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