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This village is situated on a hill covered with woods and extensive vineyards forming the watershed between the Pesa and Arbia valleys.
The structure of the medieval village is still intact; it grew up elliptically around the church of San Nicolò, of 14th century origin and the Palazzo Pretorio.
Just outside the village, in the Vignale farm, are the headquarters of the Chianti Classico consortium (its symbol is the black-cockerel, the former emblem of the League of Chianti), and the Centro di Studi Chiantigiani (Centre for Chianti Studies), founded in 1984, with a small library and an archive devoted to the history of Chianti and its agriculture.
How to reach Radda in Chianti: From Siena north, take the Chiantigiana Road S222 and follow it until Castellina in Chianti, after Castellina take direction for Radda in Chianti.
Where is Radda in Chianti: is located in the north of Siena province, in the border with the province of Florence and Arezzo.
Nearby: Visit the Chianti area, Castellina, Greve, Panzano, Volpaia
Distances: Siena 30 Km - Florence 50 Km - Pisa 110 Km - Arezzo 57 Km