Tour del Chianti in Mongolfiera
Tour by ballon flying over roofs. They were driven from a light breeze enjoyng a wonderful scenery. You could be present to sun rise after the fly, we’ll give you a breakfast with champagne in the field were you’ll land.
The Chianti has an important history that we have to know,long wars between Siena and and Florence with defensive lines who always were Radda, Gaiole, Castellina and Castelnuovo Berardenga. Castellina in Chianti was possessed by Conti Guidi as long as Florence in 1193,was under their rule. In 1208, Castellina was at the head of the three areas of Florence.
Travelling along a panoramic road ,we can arrive to Radda Chianti,that in 1203 it was under Florence dominion.
The fortifications are of 1400 and in 1415 it became the chief town of Lega Chianti. Going to Florence we’ll arrive to the old boundery between Siena and Florence that was the Volpaia Castle ,that is important for its position of centry in the Valle della Pesa.
Going all over we met Badia a Coltibuono, Spaltenna Castle, Meleto Castle that was buildt after the half of 1200.It belonged to Firidolfi Family. The Brolio Castle who in that times belonged to Firidolfi. He built an example of renessance fortresse around.