Chianina breed tour in Valdichiana Senese

A visit to a breeding farm, to discover the impressive Chianina breed “white giants” in the Valdichiana Senese

The Valdichiana is the territory of origin of the Chianina breed, the biggest calf in the world. The male calves may pass 190 cm in height at the withers ("Bellino", namely the bull exhibited in the episode of the "Show of Records" in Canale 5 in 2010, measured about 203 cm at the withers) and reach 1,700 kg of weight (the bull "Donetto" in 1955, at the age of eight, reached 1,750 kg). Don’t you believe us? Seeing is believing.

The Chianina breed tour

We will take you on a visit to a Chianina farm, where you will closely observe the beauty, the meekness and the grandeur of this magnificent animal with a white mantle. You will discover the history of the Chianina breed and its deep connection with this territory. Resistant, strong, tame, these beautiful animals have been the engine of agriculture in the Valdichiana before the arrival of agricultural machinery. Today their meat is considered one of the best in the world; the famous Florentine T-bone steak, for example, comes from the Chianina calves. After visiting the farm, you will taste the PGI Chianina meat with a tasting-lunch.


What it includes

  • Visit of a Chianina calves’ breeding farm;
  • Tasting-lunch featuring the renowned Chianina meat.
    The tasting lunch includes salami platter, pasta with Chianina meat sauce, Tagliata di Chianina with rosemary and seasonal vegetables, dessert, water, wine, coffee (Florentine T-bone steak available by request).

Additional information

Green Pass Notes

In compliance with the new government provisions, issued with Law Decree no. 105 of 23 July 2021 to participate in our experiences and activities, the Green Pass (Green Certification) will necessarily be required.


We remind you that the Green Pass is issued in one of the following conditions:


  • That the customer has had at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine;
  • OR the client has tested negative for a molecular or antigenic (rapid) swab performed within the preceding 48 hours;
  • OR the client has recovered from COVID-19 within the previous six months.


The Green Pass is not required for children under 12.


The Green Pass, together with an identity document, must be shown to Valdichiana Living staff or the service provider included in the tourist package purchased.

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Tour Informations € 59,00 per person

  • Where

    Valdichiana Senese

  • When

    10:30 am

  • Duration

    around 2 hours and a half

  • Meeting point

    Breeding farm in Valdichiana Senese

  • Email

€ 59,00 per person

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