Gaiole in Chianti,the most Idyllic Place to live according Forbes’s article in 2008
“For me, Chianti is all about mountains, vineyards, wineries, country inns and walking,” says Gay Gillen of travel consultancy Brownell, based in Birmingham, Ala. “There are equestrian centers and opportunities to hike and play tennis, and the food is amazing.”
Castelli : there are several ancient castles which bring you back to Middle ages, castles worthwhile to be to visited or even better to live in
L’Eroica:a unique atmosphere bike ride on unpaved Tuscan dirt roads and most of the riders use vintage bikes and wear old style wool clothing.
Many Chianti Classico wineries are spotted in Gaiole territory to enjoy a wonderful tasting and the beautiful colour of vines. Not to forget the wonderful extra vergin olive oil
Tiny shops of ceramic or things for the house
Butcher with special local meats such as chianina perfect for the well known bistecca fiorentina ,cinta sense,the special pork meat and wild boar.
Vegetable shop with fresh and seasonal vegetables with their incredible fresh and ripe taste
Grocery with beautiful cheeses especiallypecorino
and much more……