Useful links

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Our local town, Greve in Chianti, has a website with all the failings you would expect of a small local authority, but it does have some useful information in poor English. The commercial website is much better written, but is packed with tourist advertisements and it’s hard to sort the wheat from the chaff. The official Florence tourist website is also well written, as are and

The chianti classico website is good, not only for information on wineries and winemaking but for general information about the Chianti area.

There is a good regional monthly magazine for tourists, “toscana & chianti news”, whose website is a useful source of up-to-date info on events, festivals, concerts and local news.

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