Chianti Guide. Gaiole in Chianti

Gaiole in ChiantiGaiole in Chianti is surrounded by wineries, old villas situated atop on hills and churches, alluding to Romanesque times – that is why Gaiole is attracting tourists. Gaiole has been known for about a thousand years already – traders used to settle down here since ancient, markets used to stretch to the main town square that exists even today. And in the irregular triangle-shaped square you can see a few surviving examples of ancient architecture.

But perhaps the most interesting in Gaiole in Chianti vicinities are Pieve di Spaltenna, Castello di Vertine, ancient monasteries, villas and villages surrounded by thick walls.