Chiocchio

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Chiocchio
Frazione di Chiocchio
Pieve di San Donato a Mugnana
Pieve di San Donato a Mugnana
Chiocchio is located in Italy
Chiocchio
Chiocchio
Coordinates: 43°38′22″N 11°18′48″E / 43.63944°N 11.31333°E / 43.63944; 11.31333
Country Italy
RegionTuscany
ProvinceFlorence (FI)
ComuneGreve
Elevation
286 m (938 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total592
Area code(s)055

Chiocchio is a village (frazione) of the comune of Greve in Chianti, Italy. It is located 7.7 kilometres (4.8 mi) by road north of the town of Greve in Chianti.[1] Population 592 (2001), it is part of the Chianti making area, with vineyards and olive trees. It contains a number of religious landmarks, including the Casa-torre di Fonzacchino, L'oratorio di San Giusto a Montemartiri, Chiesa di San Michele a Rugliana, the Monastero di Santa Margherita a Sugame, San Lorenzo al Frassino, L'Oratorio di Monte Domini, and the churches of San Gaudenzio and San Michele; also nearby is the Castello di Mugnana. In the hamlet of Cintoia, several kilometres to the east, is the small church of Santa Maria a Cintoia, noted for its "beautiful 15th-century panel".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maps (Map). Google Maps.
  2. ^ Facaros, Dana; Pauls, Michael (1 May 2006). Tuscany. New Holland Publishers. p. 194. ISBN 978-1-86011-317-8. Retrieved 16 July 2012.