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The Best Places to Visit in Chianti

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Our Tuscan adventure began in the Chianti region starting with Greve in Chianti, supposedly one of the main attractions in the area. To our dismay Greve was rather uneventful, and lacked the typical medieval Tuscan feel that we were hoping for.

We found immediate redemption on a slight detouring just a few minutes down the road in the town of Montefiorale, a quaint little hideaway atop a hill, listed in the renown Italian travel guide ‘Borgi Piu Alta’ as one of the best places to visit in Italy.

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The Best Place to Stay in Tuscany: Castello Banfi il Borgo

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On our latest road trip through Tuscany we decided to splurge and stay at Castello Banfi il Borgo, a historic castle from the 1700’s which has been stylishly resorted and turned into a luxurious 5 star resort.
With just 14 individually furnished rooms (which were formerly used for farmers who served the noble landowners), and an impressive staff, each guest is ensured their needs are met.

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