Podere Le Piaggie is placed in the centre of Tuscany, in the “Colline del Chianti”. The property is a hilly landscape with the typical Tuscany character and original villages.The country estates and wine villages offer a lot of culture program. The big cities with their fantastic art treasures and tourist attractions may be reached by a day trip. The next motorway exit “Monte San Savino” is as close as 18 km.

  • Florenz        65 km
  • Siena          22 km
  • Arezzo         36 km
  • Greve          55 km
  • Radda          47 km
  • San Gimignano  76 km
  • Pisa           140km
The road from Rapale towards Le Piaggie
Sun flowers, not only for tourists pleasure also used to prepare oil
Chianti before harvest
Chiana ox (with human leader)
Monte San Savino at night
Chianti after harvest
Cennina castle
Overview on Cennina

More information about Rapale, the village about 800 m close to
Podere Le Piaggie.

Impressions variated by the four seasons of the year.

Classical concerts and culture in summertime is presented in several villages and old castels around.



Keiko Urushihara during her concert at Cennina 2002
The village of Rapale
Surfinie, well manured

Beside the well known Chianti Classico, there are a lot of typical and relatively unknown regions of Tuscany to be discovered in the direct neighbourhood of Podere Le Piaggie:

    The Casentino as headwaters of the Arno river with romantic churches, monasteries, very old forests and a big nature reserve.

    The Pratomagno, a high mountain region with mountains up to 1.600 m height, niveous during wintertime but a very pleasant climate during summer, traditional handcrafts and very famous natural food products.

    Val di Chiana, native land of the white steers, supplier of the well known Bistecca Fiorentina, a typical country side with the village of Cortona, settled even by the old Etruscans.

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