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Piazza Matteotti

Piazza Matteotti, 50020 Greve in Chianti, Italy
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping, People-watching
Traveler Description: Piazza Matteotti is the shopping piazza of Greve in Chianti. It has an unusual triangular shape and is famous for its arcades which keep visitors... more »
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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We stopped here during our wine tour and the main piazza is very quaint with some stores and a large butcher shop that is definitely worth stopping by. We had some Gelato and did some souvenir shopping and were on our way. If you're in the area, it's definitely worth checking out.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Lovely old square in Greve-in-Chianti, with some very pretty, colourful buildings and a butcher's shop going back nearly 300 years. Old church with interesting frescoes. Large torso statue of man with large member; very modern! Good place to eat quality, local Tuscan food.

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Hampshire
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101 reviews 101 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The drive through the Chianti region is lovely and Piazza Matteotti makes a fine place to stop, relax and have a simple lunch. It is triangular and surrounded by a mixture of differently painted properties. There are two sulptures, one of the old explorer and another modern one. At ground level you have a selection of produce shops and restaurants.... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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138 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Main square of this small, nice town, with an unusual shape - it is a triagle. Numbr of shops and cafes around, monument of Verazzano in the middle and nice palazzo publico with the sculpture of a Polish artist Igor Mitoraj living somewhere in the neighborhood. Worth seeing and having e.g. a variety of bruschettas with the glass of Chianti... More

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Oulu, Finland
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Lots of restaurants and small (tourist) shops at the square, but also some artesanal shops are there. It is worth a stroll.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We ate lunch at the butcher's on the square, which thankfully wasn't closed during siesta time. We walked around the square first, and I think by this part of our trip we had done enough window shopping in touristy shops, so we were a little bored. But it is a beautiful square to sit and watch while you drink a... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We drove to Greve In chianti along the winding roads thru the vineyards and olive orchards. greve itself is pretty and Piazza was nice with restaurants and shops. We had lunch at the pizzeria and the margherita pizza was big and delicious. definitely worth visiting..

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Florence, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I love to go on a Saturday as there is the weekly Market. also Sunday as there is no parking in the Piazza for an Aperitif just sitting and watching peole go by or meeting up with friends.

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Radauti
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We have been there for 3 times ... nice place in Toscana - Chianti ... Good place for eat or taste italian wines .

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Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

It is a covered small shopping district in the middle of Greve. It has domed walkways similar to Bologna. Quite touristy but with plenty of restaurants and bars. Came across a lovely linen store carrying linen tablecloths and napkins. This shop was Valoriani, which also carries great towels and other gifts. A good place to stop and collect yourself.

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