The best thing to do here is ... nothing ! But as we know that everybody has his own way to relax, here you find a small list of activities that you can do in the surrounding, if exploring lovely hamlets and beautiful countryside is not enough.
We will be delighted to help you in planning your activities if you don't like to do it by yourself using the links below.

Visita alle cantine

Visits to wineries

There are several important wine producers here around, first of all “Castello di Volpaia” that you can also reach down a country path from La Locanda. Most of the cellars visits must be booked in advance so please contact us for support.

Volpaia Testing
Fattoria di Monte Maggio
Castello Monterinaldi


Italy is the temple of fashion. Take advantage of your trip in Chianti to give yourself a little shopping in Tuscany's outlets.

Outlet Montevarchi - Prada
The Mall

Or entrusted to an expert Personal Shopper, which takes you to make purchases in stores in Florence.

Personal Shopper
Musei a cielo aperto

Open-air museums

Tuscany is one of the areas with the highest concentration of works recognized by UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you're planning a trip to Tuscany, do not miss the wonders of open-air museums and gardens of Chianti:

Castello di Ama
Chianti Sculpture Park
Castello di Brolio
Tenuta Barone Ricasoli
Scuola di cucina

Cooking school

Learn all the secrets of Tuscan dishes, attending a course at a local school:

Babs Kitchen
Toscana mia
Volpaia Cooking Classes
Escursione in mongolfiera

Hot air ballooning

Do you want to experience something really exciting? Locanda recommends a trip in a balloon, to admire the charm of Chianti from above.

Balloon reservation


If you like outdoor sports fun with the Golf at the golf Ugolino, a 45-minute drive from La Locanda.

Golf course Ugolino
Gita in bicicletta

Bike tours

Enjoy nature and the landscapes of the Chianti with a bike ride. We can rent it for you.

Tuscany Wine and Bike
Bike hire
Toscana by Bike
Noleggio limousine

Limousine hire

For a special treat we recommend a private transport service and limousine rental.

Limousine hire
d'Ambra Tour
Chianti Taxi

Market Days

Lun / Mon
San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Radda in Chianti (4th, only in the afternoon)
Mar / Tue / Dien
Firenze (Parco delle Cascine), Strada in Chianti, Figline Valdarno, Poggibonsi
Mer / Wed / Mit
Gio / Thur / Donn
San Gimignano, San Polo in Chianti, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Castelnuovo Berardenga
Ven / Fri / Frei
Colle in Val D'Elsa, Montalcino, Terranova Bracciolini
Sab / Sat / Sam
Greve in Chianti, Impruneta, Castellina in Chianti, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Scandicci
Dom / Sun / Son
Panzano in Chianti