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The Castellare in Chianti apartment complex is located in an area of extraordinary natural beauty. While nestling in the greenery, the apartments are also close to a number of towns and well-known shops, restaurants, etc. Below is some useful information to ensure you enjoy your stay with us to the full.

Restaurants in the surrounding area:

Fornace di Meleto
This restaurant is about 7 km (4.3 miles) from Castellare in Chianti. It offers various types of menu, including one for children. Price range: medium. Address: Meleto - 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577/736461 - E-mail: info@lafornacedimeleto.com - Website: www.lafornacedimeleto.com  Summer opening hours: 12:00 noon - 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., closed on Thursdays. Winter opening hours: from 1 November to 31 March open only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Osteria al ponte
This inviting restaurant is right at the beginning of the village of Gaiole in Chianti (about 8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti). Typical Tuscan menu. Price range: medium. Address: Via Antonio Casabianca, 25 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577/744007. Open for lunch and dinner. Summer: closed only on Mondays at lunchtime. Winter: closed all day Monday and the whole of the month of February.

Lo sfizio di Bianchi
This family-run restaurant is right on the main street of the little village of Gaiole in Chianti (about 8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti). Price range: medium. Address: Via Ricasoli, 44/46 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) - Tel: +39 0577/749501 - E-mail: ristorante@losfiziodibianchi.it - Website: www.losfiziodibianchi.itSummer: open daily from April to October. Winter: may be closed during certain periods (February).

PIZZA.IT
Next to Via Ricasoli, the main street in Gaiole in Chianti (about 8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti). Sells both slices of pizza and full pizzas to take away. Price range: low. Address: Via Roma, 20 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577/744069. Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Sunday 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., closed Mondays.

Foodstuffs:

Ristorante la Pineta
2.8 km (c. 1.7 miles) from Castellare in Chianti. Here you can buy bread, pasta, sliced cured meats, cheese, water and (when available) cooked vegetables. Address: SP 73/B road km 10.00 Monteluco, 29 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577/734051. Summer: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. every day. Winter: from 1 November to 31 March, closed on Thursdays

Supermarkets:

Gaiole in Chianti Coop
A small supermarket in the village of Gaiole in Chianti, which sells almost everything, 8 km from Castellare in Chianti. Address: Via Ricasoli – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577 749324. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sundays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. from May to October only

Radda in Chianti Coop
Supermarket in the village of Radda in Chianti, 16 km from Castellare in Chianti
Address: Via Primo Maggio 32 – 53017 Radda in Chianti (Siena). Tel.: +39 0577 735611. Summer: open from Monday to Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., July and August only. Winter: open from Monday to Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Montevarchi IPERCOOP
Large supermarket that sells most kinds of groceries, etc. About 18 km/11.2 miles from Castellare in Chianti. Address: Via dell'Oleandro 37 – 52025 Montevarchi (Arezzo) – Opening hours: from Monday to Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Open the first Sunday of each month.

Butcher

Macelleria- Salumeria Chini
Address: Via Roma, 2 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena). Tel.: +39 0577 749457. Opening hours: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. every day except Monday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon. Sells typical local cured meats and excellent meat.

Tobacco

Tobacconist’s – Newsagent
Address: Via Ricasoli, 4 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena). Opening hours: from Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Closed on Sundays. Automatic tobacco vending machine.

Newspapers

You can buy newspapers and magazines (also in English, French and German) at Bar Centrale Address: Via Ricasoli, 39 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena): Tel.: + 39 0577 749455. Opening hours: 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. every day.

PUB

A go go
Address: Piazza Antico Mercato, 13 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena). Tel.: + 39 339 6697132. Opening hours: from Monday to Saturday, 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m., Sundays 3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Pharmacy:

Verzuri Pharmacy
Situated in the main street of the village of Gaiole in Chianti (about 8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti). Address: Via Ricasoli, 13 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577/799403. Opening hours: from Monday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sundays: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closed on alternate Wednesdays and on alternate Sundays.

Gaiole in Chianti Tourist Information Office

About 8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti, on the main street of the village of Gaiole in Chianti. Address: Via Ricasoli, 50 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577 749411. Summer: open 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily. Winter: same hours; closed on Sundays.

Banks

Monte dei Paschi di Siena
About 8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti, on the main street of the village of Gaiole in Chianti. Address: Via Ricasoli, 30 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena).  Opening hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. – Tel.: + 39 0577 749282

Banca CR Firenze
About 8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti, on the main street of the village of Gaiole in Chianti. Address: Via Ricasoli, 76 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena). Opening hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. – Tel.: +39 0577 749001

Post Office
Address: Via Spaltenna, 4 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena). Opening hours: Monday – Friday 8:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.; Saturday: 8:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Gaiole in Chianti Library
About 8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti, very close to the main street of the village of Gaiole in Chianti. Address: Via Marconi, no.  5 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577 749365
Opening hours: Monday 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Friday 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Free internet access and children’s section.

Catholic Church
Church of San Sigismondo
Address: Via Spaltenna, 1 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti.
Mass held on Saturdays at 5:00 p.m., Sundays at 7:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 5:00 p.m.

Taxi and car hire
Colella Michelantonio
Address: Via Puccini 3/1 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) – Tel.: +39 0577 749258. Mobile: +39 335 5647475. Available to accompany customers around the main art cities. Rates on request.

Tuscany Limousine
Address: Via Roma, 82 – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena). Tel.: + 39 0577 749355, + 39 335 5237021. E-mail: info@caautonoleggio.it Car and minibus hire and taxi service with drivers who speak English. Also a travel agency. Also sells train tickets. Rates available from the porter’s office.

Taxi Nino
Address: Via XIV Luglio, 17 – 52025 Montevarchi (Arezzo) – Tel.: +39 335 398127. E-mail: ninotaxi1@hotmail.com Website: www.ninotaxi.com Offers guided tours around the Chianti area, customised trips. Rates on request.

 

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Below are some of the events taking place around Castellare in Chianti.

Gaiole in Chianti and Nusenna:
The villages of Gaiole in Chianti (8 km/5 miles from Castellare in Chianti) and Nusenna (5 km/3.1 miles from Castellare in Chianti) offer a host of events. To find out what’s going on soon, please check the following link: http://www.comune.gaiole.si.it/categoria/2-cultura-e-territorio/cultura-e-territorio/eventi

Events around Tuscany :

Palio di Siena
This world-famous historical re-enactment takes place on 2 July and 16 August: www.ilpalio.org
Estate sangimignanese
A festival of concerts, opera and films in San Gimignano: www.sangimignano.com
Monteriggioni Mediaeval Festival
Characteristic historical re-enactment in Monteriggioni : www.monteriggionimedievale.com
Bravio delle botti
Held in August in Montepulciano: www.braviodellebotti.com
Giostra del Saracino (Arezzo)
The Giostra del Saracino, or Saracen Joust, takes place in Piazza Grande in Arezzo on the second-last Saturday in June (Joust of San Donato), after dark, and the first Sunday in September (September Joust), in daylight. This historical re-enactment of a mediaeval joust sees the participation of the four quarters the town is divided into, and the aim is to hit a target with a lance at the end of a fast horse race: www.giostradelsaracino.arezzo.it
Sagra del tordo (Montalcino)
This historical re-enactment, organised by the municipality of Montalcino and the four quarters it is divided into, has its origins in a tradition dating back to the mid-14th century, when game was plentiful in the woods around Montalcino, making it popular with hunters. The creatures they hunted, included the tordo, or thrush, were then eaten during festive banquets. This festival takes place the last weekend in October: www.prolocomontalcino.it
L'Eroica :
Amateur cycling race run mainly along dirt roads. Date: 2 October 2011 www.eroica.it

   
     
         
         
   
   
         
         
 
Castellare in Chianti apartment complex - Tax ID no. 92056820522 - SP 73/B road, km 7.2 ("Il Castellare") – 53013 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena) - Italy
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