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Montefioralle

The village of Montefioralle is probably one of the most ancient in Chianti and is still today enclosed within its original walls.


SANTO STEFANO A MONTEFIORALLEMontefioralle is located on a hill overlooking the high valley of the Greve river and the ridge of the Chianti mountains. From the castle passes the road that connects the valley floor to the so-called "Strada dei Poggi", from where the view sweeps west to Val d'Elsa and the towers of San Gimignano, and north to the Florence basin and the hill on which it stands Fiesole. Along this ridge road from Panzano to Montefioralle, in the landscape (perhaps) of the Mona Lisa, glimpses of rare beauty are offered to the eye, with the vineyards halfway up the slope, the woods on the top of the hills and the peasant houses scattered on the farms. Behind every curve, on the white roads of Chianti, infinity appears.
Montefioralle developed in concentric rings around the keep, easily recognizable next to the church, at the top of the hill. The town is enclosed in an elliptical wall circuit, largely preserved (the eastern watchtower has recently been restored), along a main road that follows the course of the walls. In the center, in the highest part, is the Church of Santo Stefano, which today appears inside in the form it took between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, further modified by nineteenth-century renovations. In the large nave are kept, among other works, a precious thirteenth-century panel depicting the Madonna and Child by the Master of Montefioralle and a Trinity between four Saints attributed to the Master of the Epiphany of Fiesole, dating back to the second half of the fifteenth century. A short distance away, outside the walls, is the recently restored Pieve di San Cresci, dating back to the 10th century.
The town of Montefioralle has managed to cross the centuries maintaining a strong urban unity, for a specific reason: while the castle has remained an island in its own right, the village has developed downstream, around the square of the "mercatale" from where the current capital of the Municipality of Greve was born, at the crossroads between the road to Florence, that of Siena and that of the Valdarno. The castle-market complex is still perfectly legible and walkable today, along a distance of about one km, whose middle stage is the ancient Convent of San Francesco, the first Etruscan settlement in the area with the name of Cripes, hence the toponym Greve.

Castello di MontefioralleMontefioralle Castle
The castle of Montefioralle, formerly MONTE FICALLI in Val di Greve, still included within the original circle of walls, dominated by a mighty turreted construction, came to be in the Middle Ages one of the major military and administrative centers of the entire valley, from which the nearby market of Greve also depended, which had an exclusively economic significance.
In the center of the town of Montefioralle, in the highest part, is the Church of Santo Stefano, which today appears inside in the form it took between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, further modified by nineteenth-century renovations.
In the large nave are kept, among other works, a precious thirteenth-century panel depicting the Madonna and Child by the Master of Montefioralle and a Trinity between four Saints attributed to the Master of the Epiphany of Fiesole, dating back to the second half of the fifteenth century.
A building located along the internal road of the village is traditionally referred to as the native house of the family of the famo


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Accommodations in the area


    • Greve in Chianti (Florence)
    • 6 km from Greve in Chianti

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    • Firenze (Florence)
    • 20 km from Greve in Chianti

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    The charming Marignolle Relais & Charme, nestled the hills of Florence, is the ideal solution for those who want a place of excellence and relaxation and love peace and privacy without the amenities of a luxury hotel.
    Marignolle Relais & Charme is especially appreciated by travelers looking for style and tradition by offering deluxe rooms or junior suites in a refined, with superior comforts and impeccable services that make this relais an excellence of Florence.

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    • Bagno a Ripoli (Florence)
    • 20 km from Greve in Chianti

    Villa Valdarno 12 beds

    Villa Valdarno is a typical Tuscan farmhouse located in a secluded and peaceful area in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, among vineyards and olive groves, and enjoys a privileged panoramic view of the Florentine Valdarno.
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    • San Gimignano (Siena)
    • 23 km from Greve in Chianti

    Agriturismo la Lucciolaia

    In the vicinity of the medieval centre of San Gimignano, nestled in the rolling hills of the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, Agriturismo La Lucciolaia is perfectly located for exploring Tuscany's most prized art towns.
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    • San Gimignano (Siena)
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    • San Gimignano (Siena)
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    • Colle Val D'Elsa (Siena)
    • 28 km from Greve in Chianti

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    • Siena (Siena)
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    • Montepulciano (Siena)
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    • Cortona (Arezzo)
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    • Massarosa (Lucca)
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