Hotel La Fonte del Cieco

Address: 18 via Ricasoli, Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on 18 via Ricasoli, Gaiole in Chianti, is near Castello di Brolio, Castello di Meleto, Badia a Coltibuono, and Azienda Agricola Poggioantinora.
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    Travel Blogs from Gaiole in Chianti


    A travel blog entry by faerenuff on May 20, 2014

    20 photos

    ... shoulders). We keep pondering the Italian logic - it is quite a spacious bathroom otherwise, with the usual 2 'pedestals'. He is considering washing his feet in the bidet cos he's got no chance of bending over in the shower!

    This morning we took the bus into the city. It was a joyful experience being jammed in with hordes of local students, all chattering excitedly at high speed and volume as we lurched and swayed. No-one offers the old ladies a seat (they can't fall over ...

    Drowned rats

    A travel blog entry by renebabin on Apr 28, 2014

    ... turn back or took a short cut not the far into the ride. The hard nasty rain never returned, but in never fully stopped either. Scenery was still wonderful! Dinner was very good, the other 12 guests are all very nice. Plan A was hard to implement as every one but Eros Poli and I cleared out by 10:30. Had a great chat with him over a couple glasses of fine wine. Gold medal winner in 84 Olympics in the team trial event, and tour de france stage winner ! Not just any ...

    Finding Armenia

    A travel blog entry by megandave on Apr 09, 2014

    2 comments, 14 photos

    ... so the passage cantilevers off the outside of the tower in a dog leg after which it begins a series of slopes up and down as it tunnels through the shops and homes on the Pitti Palace side of the river. We spend much time here ignoring the hundreds of famous portraits the guide is telling us about peering out every window looking for landmarks of our hotel that is between the bridge and the pitti palace on this side of the street. We are rewarded finally ...

    Day 16

    A travel blog entry by kezza12 on Jun 03, 2013

    18 photos

    ... Uffizi now is in Florence. They eventually built a Palace on the other side of the river. At the time the bridge was inhabited by butcher shops, but Mr Medici did not like having to walk past the smell of them each day, so ordered them off and jewellers to be in their place. Mr Medici also did not like having to walk past everyone on his way to his offices, so he had a covered walkway built from the Uffizi, across the Ponte Vecchio and all the way to his Palace. You ...

    A day and night in Chianti

    A travel blog entry by robertiz on Oct 03, 2012

    ... it was hungry while the Sienese rooster did not. The Florentine knight, with a head start was able to claim more land for Florence. Thus the black rooster symbol for Chianti Classico. Even though the Chianti region is now part of Sienna. We finished the tour and went down to the tasting room at the foot of the castle area. The tasting was complimentary, Of course we found two wines that we enjoyed, the top of their line and a reserva. We asked if they ...