Rome, the national capital, is roughly 130 miles (209 kilometers) southeast of Chiocchio, while Florence is 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the north.
It's little wonder Chiocchio is so popular with travelers; Tuscany has been blessed with captivating cities, attractions and landscapes. If you have a vehicle, drop in on Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Chiocchio. In Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, you can pay a visit to the Passignano Abbey and Santa Lucia al Borghetto Church. Barberino Val d'Elsa is another spot worth checking out. It is where you'll find the Castello della Paneretta and Castello di Monsanto. Barberino Val d'Elsa is 9 miles (14 kilometers) from Chiocchio.
Once you've fully explored Chiocchio, why not check out the nearest regional area. Florence lies 10 miles (16 kilometers) away and is home to visitor attractions including Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Pitti Vintage and Fortezza da Basso. San Lorenzo Church, Museo degli Argenti and Strozzi Palace (Palazzo Strozzi) are also good spots for a visit before returning to Chiocchio.
To really understand the present, it's good to revisit the past. Tuscany's evocative archeological sites provide a wonderful starting point. No matter what your spiritual beliefs, you're guaranteed to find a little serenity in Tuscany's cathedrals and other places of worship.
If you believe the perfect holiday is working up a sweat in the great outdoors, then check out one of the many caving or rock climbing experiences this region has to offer. When it is time to relax, have a go at bird watching or cycling.
When your time is up in Chiocchio, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your euros, and bid Ciao (farewell) to this unique part of the world.