The Road Of Vineyards

Municipality Castellina in Chianti


Starting from San Martino in Cispiano, where there is an ancient church dedicated to Saint Martin, we descend through woods and vineyards to Villarosa and from there, passing through vineyards and ancient farmhouses, we pass Fizzano, Bibbiano and Lilliano, Chianti Classico farms and the last ancient parish church dedicated to Saint Cristina. We finish with a slight ascent on the old provincial road and arrive at the Borgo di Rocca delle Macie.

Points of interest:

  • San Martino a Cispiano,
  • Cipress grove of Sant'Agnese,
  • Church of Santa Cristina in Lilliano,
  • Trinity Museum in Rocca delle Macie.

Technical details:

  • Starting point: Cispiano
  • How to get there: by car
  • Arrival locality: Rocca delle Macie
  • Access: municipal road
  • Difficulty level: tourist and excursionist
  • Any critical points: length
  • Experience requirements: Basic
  • Time required: 3½ hours
  • Length: 10.6 km
  • Total ascent: 280m
  • Total Descent: 390m
  • Maximum height: 436m above sea level
  • Minimum height: 285m above sea level
  • Signposts: Natural elements
  • Best time to tackle the route: All year round
  • Necessary equipment: Basic trekking
  • Operators offering ancillary tourist services to the route:

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