Chianti experiences

Horse riding tours

Enjoy the countryside at the rhythm of a horse's pace, a unique opportunity to explore Chianti far from the busy routes and away from noisy, crowded cities.
Hotel Villa Belvedere offers its guests a variety of horse riding experiences at the La Balzana Equestrian Centre, located in Siena.
From short rides, also suitable for beginners, to tours for experts and real riding lessons, for adults and children. 
For those who want to have a complete experience and totally immerse themselves in the magnificent Chianti region, the Riding Centre also organises customised rides, with the possibility of adding a final aperitif and/or stopping at historical sites along the way. 


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Wine tastings

Chianti is especially known for its wines and its territory, covered with hectares and hectares of vineyards that produce some of the most sought-after wines in our country. 


Siena is the provincial capital and the closest town to San Gimignano. A medieval village with the dimensions of a city, it is a must-see destination for anyone wishing to visit Tuscany. 


Located in the centre of Tuscany, the Valdelsa area is the ideal place to rediscover the natural, scenic and gastronomic riches of the most authentic Tuscany. 

Trekking the Via Francigena

The Via Francigena in Tuscany crosses 38 municipalities and can be travelled as one prefers: on foot, by bicycle, by car or on horseback.

Oil tasting

Tuscany is not only famous for its wines, but also for its Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil PGI, loved all over the world.

Truffle Hunting

Tuscany is one of the best regions in which to hunt for truffles because of its variety of vegetation and land configuration.  

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