The Unexpected Chianti
CERTOSA DI PONTIGNANO – CHIANTI SCULPTURE PARK – CHIANINA BEEF
This circular route starts at the gates of Chianti. After a few kilometers of pedaling along asphalt and dirt roads you will visit the Certosa di S. Pietro a Pontignano which was founded.in 1343. A short distance away is the Parco Sculture del Chianti (admission not included) where you can admire a permanent exhibition of sculptures and works of artists from around the world; from Vietnam to Chile, from Zimbabwe to the Philippines, in a mystical oak forest.
At the end of the cultural tour, you will find an excellent lunch in a nearby farm. In addition to Chianina IGP beef from their herd of white central Apennine bullocks (Florentine steak and carpaccio are particular specialties), the farm has numerous other produce, including DOP olive oil from the hills of Siena and Chianti Colli Senesi IGP wines, all organic and certified.
from March to November
- 2 people : € 150 each
- 3/6 people : € 120 each
- 7 people : € 110 each
- E-bike hire
- Bike guide in English, French or Spanish Language
- Lunch in a farmhouse (drinks not included)
- Transport of person and e-bike to and from departure point