About Borgo di Gaiole
Borgo di Gaiole has been a market town since 1200 and is one of the five main Chianti towns within the Chianti Classico region. This area is a popular destination for people wanting to tour southern Chianti.
Evidence of its medieval origins are charactised by the numerous picturesque castles, which are dotted around the surrounding area. Traditionally these castles were used as lookout points, whilst today are wonderful spots to enjoy panoramic and breath-taking views. The main square hosts many cultural and wine events, especially during the summer months.
This area is an ideal location for couples and families, as it offers the typical Tuscan lifestyle at your doorstep. Furthermore, a perfect place to unwind and come back to after a cycle, a walk, or discovering the artistic and historic cities of Tuscany. As Gaiole is in the Chianti Classico area, it is an ideal place to taste and enjoy the best wine and food in Italy.
The Tuscan landscape is like no other in Italy, it is almost like time has stood still here. There is a profound respect and preservation for the land, from lush rolling hills to traditional farmhouses, and quaint villages. There is a deep-rooted appreciation for life’s simple but precious pleasures here.
Tuscany is home to some of the most famous wines in Italy including: Chianti, Montepulciano and Montalcino. Its culinary offerings are nearly as famous as Italy itself, with the cuisine being rustic and simple.
A rich artistic heritage is evident, as Tuscany is home to some of the most renowned galleries, museums, and churches in Italy. There are many works from the great masters of painting, frescoes, and sculptures and with a vast influence on European culture. Tuscany is also famed for its thermal spas including: Saturnia and Bagno Vignoni.