How to get to Panzano in Chianti, Tuscany

The best way to visit Panzano is to come by car from Florence or Sienna along Route 222, the very attractive "Chiantigiana" highway passing through the Chianti wine area. Visitors to the area arriving from Rome can leave the motorway at Cincisa Val d'Arno. From the west, there is a road connecting with the highway at Tavarnelle or S. Donato. This road passes the monastery at Badia a Passignano. There are free parking areas within five minutes walk of Piazza Bucciarelli.

It is also possible to reach Panzano by SITA bus from Florence. The bus station is 100 yards to the left of the Railway Station (SMN). The trip takes one hour. There are two routes, via Grassina and via Ferrone. The Grassina road is the "Chiantigiana". In summer, from mid-June to the end of July, there is a bus connection from Florence to Sienna through Panzano on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It passes through Panzano at 8.40 am and takes another hour to reach Sienna. For the timetable, ask at the SITA station in Florence or at the outlets in Panzano that sell the tickets. In other seasons, you have to return to Florence and take the express bus via the motorway to Sienna. Bus Time Tables