The surroundings

Chianti is located in the heart of Tuscany and Italy, and is an area known around the world. Podere Il Colto is located in the Municipality of Gaiole in Chianti in the province of Siena. In the November 18, 2008 issue of the prestigious American magazine Forbes, this area was defined as the most idyllic place to live in Europe.

Podere Il Colto is surrounded by beautiful areas for which Tuscany is famous all over the world. It is strategically located which makes it a convenient base for excursions and visits to discover Chianti's many medieval towns, famous wineries which produce great Tuscan wines, and many centers of wellness and relaxation.

Here is a short list of locations reachable from Podere Il Colto, with an indication of travel time by car:

  • Castello di Brolio (10 minutes)
  • Castello di Meleto (10 minutes)
  • Borgo di Vertine (15 minutes)
  • Badia a Coltibuono (20 minutes)
  • Siena (35 minutes)
  • San Gimignano (80 minutes)
  • Monteriggioni (55 minutes)
  • Volterra (90 minutes)
  • Firenze (75 minutes)
  • Radda in Chianti (20 minutes)
  • Greve in Chianti (50 minutes)
  • Panzano in Chianti (40 minutes)
  • Cortona (75 minutes)
  • Pienza (75 minutes)