DSC01726Gaiole 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.”

IMG_3346What else could I add to invite people to Gaiole ?

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……

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