Chianti is easiest to explore with a car. The most likely place to begin the trip is Florence, where rental services are abundant. The most important road to know is the Chiantigiana from Florence to Siena, as it penetrates the heart of the region, Chianti Classico.
Without car, the region is accessible with SITA buses from Florence. The hills of Chianti are a magnificent place for bike tours. Cycling you can enjoy at best the beautiful landscape of this region.You will rarely be cycling in flat roads, but you will also seldom have to climb steep passes only, be ware of the hot hours of the day in the Summer.You can start from Greve, for example, where you can rent a bike.