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A beautiful excursion in the Chianti countryside “kissed” from October, to discover one of his jewels, the Castello di Volpaia, in the homonymous village in the municipality of Radda in Chianti.
On Sunday 27 October you will be able to discover this historical portion of the “Lega del Chianti” in a landscape characterized by rolling hills drawn by rows of vineyards, cypress trees, dotted with fascinating vestiges of the past with the typical white roads that follow the ups and downs.
The walk, organized by Le Vie del Chianti, winds along a path that was an important communication between Val di Pesa and Valdarno from the early Middle Ages and the Pieve di Santa Maria Novella, in a beautiful location, the village of Castelvecchi will be important testimonials, the mill of San Cassiano and the Castello di Volpaia.
At the end of the walk, in freedom, a typical snack in the characteristic “bottega” of the village.
Meeting point: 8 am at the Piscina del Chianti car park in San Casciano; 9 am at Volpaia parking lot. Excursion duration: full day. Transfer: own cars. Length: approximately 16 km. Difficulty: easy. Commitment: medium.
Needs: packed lunch, water, mandatory trekking shoes, seasonal clothing (fleece, jacket, shell and / or kway). Participation fee: 13 euros per person.