Spacious 2 BDR apartment, sleep 5, walking distance to village, swimming pool
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Why Franco Tamani chose Gaiole In Chianti
Borgo di Gaiole is a popular hamlet just a short walk from the centre of the renown Gaiole in Chianti, in the heart of the Chianti region, and only 20 minutes away from the wonderful Siena. The resort offers a beautiful swimming pool with panoramic views over Gaiole and the surrounding country side, laundry facilities, a gym, underground private parking, lifts from garage to the Borgo. The key feature of Borgo di Gaiole is that from its panoramic position overlooking the village of Gaiole, it is only two minutes walk to the village itself allowing you to fully enjoy its characteristic Tuscan lifestyle right at your doorstep. It is an enviable asset in so far that you do not need to use your car, as a matter of fact you could easily enjoy your holiday in Gaiole in Chianti and have a great time. The main square will offer you a choice between cafes for a breakfast of pastry and cappuccino, and various restaurants t enjoy the traditional cusine. Since Gaiole hosts a residential community, you can find all amenities necessary for your stay, restaurants, pizzeria, grocery stores, butcher, chemist, banks, post office, and much more. In the summer months Gaiole comes alive with local festival in the evening and into the night, with music, games, wine tasting, and every year there are some new ones. Ideal location for couples and families, perfect place to unwind and come back to after a cycle, a walk, or discovering the artistic and historic cities of Tuscany. One of the main attraction of recent year is the “Eroica” bike race taking place the first week in October, which by now hosts hundreds of cyclist from all over the world for this fun ride on the white roads of the Chianti.
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While in Gaiole in Chianti make sure to visit some of the many well-preserved castles located around the heart of the Chianti region. Castello di Broliohas has been in the Ricasoli family since 1141, and makes it the oldest winery in Italy, well that in itself is worth a visit to this estate.
Within many of these wineries or estates you can taste and purchase wine, olive oil, and cheeses. Alongside the history of this region lies some contemporary art spaces including: the Chianti sculpture park and the contemporary art gallery in Bianciardi.
There are lots of wonderful places to visit in Gaiole, and all are awaiting you. The surrounding countryside is indeed a paradise for cycling and walking, with lots off the beat and track paths to discover.
One of the main attractions of recent years is the “Eroica” bike race, which takes place the first week in October each year, and by now hosts hundreds of cyclists from all over the world. This tough, but fun ride traverses the white roads of Chianti, crossing through incredible and untouched sceneries. Other activities include: horse riding, hot air balloon rides and sightseeing.