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Address: Piazza Matteotti, 50020 Greve in Chianti, Italy
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Activities: Shopping, People-watching
Description: The statue in the middle of this picturesque square is of Giovanni di...
The statue in the middle of this picturesque square is of Giovanni di Verrazzano, the man who discovered New York harbor.
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Between Florence and Siena this beautiful village epitomises all that is best in Tuscany.

We paused our journey for a quick coffee, and stayed 3 hours. The piazza is a buzz with local folk and tourists. Our favourite shop was Antica Macellaria Falorni, superb cured... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Taupo
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102 reviews 102 reviews
22 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We paused our journey for a quick coffee, and stayed 3 hours. The piazza is a buzz with local folk and tourists. Our favourite shop was Antica Macellaria Falorni, superb cured meats and cheese.

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Singapore, Singapore
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103 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is a small piazza, but its a beautiful one with many interesting shops at the piazza. My favourite shop is Antica Macelleria Falorni!!! A store with delicious meats and wine!! So good that I specially came twice.

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Musswellbrook
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21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We visited Greve whilst staying in the region. In fact we had lunch in the Piazza Matteotti which was most pleasant. We sat on a bench and took in the lovely piazza with it's pretty buildings and relaxed atmosphere. There were interesting shops to amble through, including an absolutely amazing butchery that had been there for centuries ( with its... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Have visted many towns in Tuscany and loved them all for different reasons. But Greve's piazza remains my favourite. Unlike some other Tuscan towns this piazza is still the heart of the town. There is a wonderful market every Saturday. It is a wonderfully spacious triangular shape with lovely collanades providing shade for cafés and shops. love it!

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Reggello, Italy
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

if you're visiting Chianti, you can't miss this place. Beautiful square with beautiful shops and really good food and wine :) And try the Falorni's specialty!!! Prosciutto toscano, salame, bistecca...

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Chennai (Madras), India
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179 attraction reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

You can drive into this village square without violating any ZTL rules. this triangular square houses a number of restaurants, shops and boutiques. Many of the shops are interesting and offer regional products. Parking is not free inside the square. Nice spot to grab lunch before you head out to explore Chianti.

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San Francisco, California
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19 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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118 helpful votes 118 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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