348 - Sicelle - Sambuca

Municipality Castellina in Chianti


The trail is a variant of the longer 349 and passes not only the village of Montecastelli but also Sicelle, a small hamlet with a fine church and external portico.

It then descends rapidly towards the Pesa stream to Petrazzo, where there is a small waterfall.

From the Molino di Petrazzo begins the Pesa River cycle path that leads to Sambuca

Points of interest

  • Cross of Transhumance in Montecastelli
  • Church of San Miniato in Sicelle,
  • Molino di Petrazzo Cascade,
  • Chapel of Saint John Gualbert,
  • Ramagliano Bridge at Sambuca

Technical details:

  • Starting point: Le Macine
  • How to get there: In Castellina in Chianti (1 km and 200 m).
  • Arrival locality: Sambuca Val di Pesa
  • Access: Vicinal road
  • Difficulty level: T - Tourist
  • Difficulty level: downhill and then uphill
  • Experience requirements: Minimum
  • Travelling time: 2.45 hours
  • Length: 8.1 km
  • Total ascent: 169m
  • Total Descent: 497m
  • Maximum height: 622m above sea level
  • Minimum height: 279m above sea level
  • Signposts: CAI signs
  • Best time to tackle the route: all year round
  • Necessary equipment: walking shoes
  • Operators offering accessory tourist services to the route: nd
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