Badia a Coltibuono, historical monument on the Monti del Chianti, is an ideal place to depart for the discovery of some of the most suggestive location of central Tuscany. Surrounded by villages, churches, castles, hermitages, chapels, farmhouses, wineries, landscapes all connected by ancient paths. Chianti can be visited by car, bike or horse. Especially nice is to hike.
Eight hundred hectares of forests, beech wood, chestnuts spruces, olive trees, vineyards surround the abbey: for nature lovers it represents a point of departure for the discovery of many itineraries whose origin can be traced back to medieval times. At Coltibuono we have an itinerary dedicated for OXFAM.
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Evidence from the Etruscan excavation site on the property testifies to production of Wine and Oil dating back 2.500 years.
From late medieval foundation in Medieval the monks dedicated great attention to developing the cultivation of both vines and olive trees.
Badia a Coltibuono is among the supporters and promoters of the “Eroica”, the annual bicycling race on old-fashioned bicycles that takes place over the unpaved “strade bianche” (white ravel roads) in the heart of Chianti. This event expresses one of the most interesting footnotes in the history and tradition of the Stucchi family.
In the property of Badia a Coltibuono there is an archaeological site of the greatest importance for the history of Chianti. Discovered back in 1964 by Alvaro Tracchi it has been excavated since the seventies thanks to a project promoted by Soprintendenza ai Beni Archeologici…