The Palio

On 2th July and 16th August takes place the most spectacular horse racing, the Palio. The farmhouse is only 20 minuts far from the city.

Sport events

On 20th October you can take part in Chianti Marathon in Castelnuovo Berardenga, a running race with different routes (from 8 km to 42 km) that passes through hills and olive tree groves. .
On 6th October and from 21th to 23th June there is the happening of the vintage bikers: L'Eroica, an adventure through the Chianti's roads. Our farmhouse is 25 minutes far from Gaiole in Chianti, where the Eroica starts and finishes.


In Rapolano Terme, 15km far from Podere Calcinaia, there are two thermal spa were you can have wonderful days of relax:  Terme San Giovanni and Terme Antica Querciolaia.


Saltalbero is an adventure park in Rapolano Terme, 15 km far from us, where you can test your acrobatic abilities walking across the tree tops tracks with climbing equipment.
In the Circuit of Siena, 15minuts from Podere Calcinaia, you can rent a gokart in . From 6 years old.

Tuscan gastronomy

Those who love the specialities of the tuscan cuisine will enjoy the restaurants of Castelnuovo Berardenga (5km from us) and of the Chianti zone.