Vitigliano is located in the heart of the Chianti -just 45 minutes away from Florence airport- with vicinity to historical villages, world class vineyards and UNESCO world heritages:

  • Greve, Panzano, Montefioralle < 4 km (2 mi)
  • Volpaia, Badia di Passignano, Lamole < 12 km (7 mi)
  • Radda, Castellina, Tignanello, Ugolino < 18 km (11 mi)
  • Florence, Gaiole, Barberino Val d’Elsa, Fonterutoli < 25 km (15 mi)
  • Siena, San Gimignano, Certaldo, Castello di Brolio < 35 km (21 mi)

So, there is plenty to do nearby…


  • Hanging out at the piazza in Greve and Panzano with visits of the traditional butcheries Falorni and Checchini
  • Shopping on the local week markets in Greve (Saturdays) and Panzano (Sundays) or at the famous designer shopping outlet “The Mall” in Leccio
  • Strolling in the historic villages of Montefioralle, Badia a Passignano, Volpaia, Radda and Castellina
  • Sightseeing in the UNESCO world heritages Florence, Siena and San Gimignano
  • Vespa rides in the heart of Chianti (scooters can be rented at Ramuzzi in Greve)


  • Bicycling – the Chianti is famous for road and mountain biking; here the famous “Eroica” takes place (normal and e-bikes can be rented at Ramuzzi in Greve)
  • Hiking – there are several hiking paths from Vitigliano, e.g. to the Monte San Michele, the highest mountain in Chianti with an elevation of 892m (2,927 ft)
  • Running – start your morning exercise directly here at Vitigliano and run the old Roman trail uphill to Panzano
  • Horse riding – offers can be found nearby
  • Golf – Italy’s oldest golf club Ugolino is just a 20-minute ride away

…Food & Wine

  • World class vineyards in Panzano’s famous “Conca d’Oro” (“Golden Vessel”) with local stars Fontodi, La Massa and Cavalli, in Greve with Querciabella and Cabreo and a bit further many, many more, e.g. Fonterutoli, Gagliole, Antinori, Brancaia, Castello di Ama…
  • Wine festivals in Greve and Panzano (in September)
  • Bistecca Fiorentina BBQ at Dario Checcini, the “best butcher in the world” in Panzano

…and finally, you always can enjoy the pool, wellness facilities and cooking classes here at Vitigliano.