Badia a Coltibuono

Badia a Coltibuono or the "abbey af the good harvest" was founded by Vallombrosini monks around one thousand years ago. For several years now Coltibuono has offered groups of visitors the opportunity, by appointment, to visi t the thousand-year-old cellars excavated underneath the walls of the interior cloister. The tour always ends with a guided tasting of the fattoria' s wines. In the restaurant at Coltibuono guests can savour the foods and wines of the Chianti land. Aside from wine and the best Chianti products the cantina, cellar, also offers other vintage ltalian labels. At the shop located in the old "Osteria" you can buy -but it more expensive- Chianti Classico and Reserva, Chianti Cetamura, Sangioveto and Sella del Boscone, extra virgin olive oil, Vinsanto, vinegar and honey.


The surroundings of Gaiole in Chianti have several interesting place to visit: an half day tour can be dovoted to visit the Castle of San Donato in Perano than Spaltenna,and  Vertine


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Start point (To the first page-Index) 
Introduction (To the Introduction) 
Who am I (Presentation) 
The Chianti Region (Secret and famous treasure) 
Excursions (My excursions on the land) 
Accomodations (Where you can stay)