Eroica 2012

Other rhythms, silence, other times, other heroes will be staged on October 7 in Gaiole in Chianti. Champions on Sunday and ancient samples that slip away silently and excited for the white streets of Chianti and the Crete Senesi, dressed in a mesh with sponsors that tell an Italy lanona old, that of the 30s or the years of the legendary Bartali and Coppi or that the economic boom of the ’60s.
And ‘The Heroic, the first vintage randonnée on dirt roads. Full Path, 200 km of which more than 100 rides on gravel, yes, those songs popping another Paul, Paul Conte. They come from all over the world (California, Australia, New Zealand, England, France, Canada, etc.). To touch and breathe color and atmosphere “de l’époque” and this Tuscany Distilled in October.
If you have an old bike in the garage even 70s, an old car, a vintage motorcycle or simply if you like friendly people and the red wine, do not miss. There are also shorter routes, even a 38 km one!
The Indipendent has classified l’Eroica one of the 50 best bike rides in the world. You can also ride every day a small piece of the Eroica route tank to the permanent signs. Book your stay on www.chiantiferie.net, we will help you to programme your ride on the Eroica route and we will be able to find a vintage bike to rent.

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Eroica 2012

Gastronomy on farmhouse in Tuscany

Franco Bordoni i san avid curator and creator of the past. Podere Pereto his biological farmhouse in Tuscany, on Serre di rapolano since 1993 recuperates ancient varieties of pulses and cereals such as beans, black eyed peas, Florentine peas. The list is endless. He has been growing pulses since the beginning even when pulses were rarely grown in Italy and the limited home market was supplied from abroad. The fruit of his research are a notable improvement in the nutritional value of current crops, compared to standard mass-produced foods, as wellas the maintenance o fan agricultural patrimony, which would otherwise have been lost.

Gastronomy in Tuscany

The farmhouse in Tuscany has more to offer: an Agritourism (3 holiday apartments and one bedroom) where his produce may be enjoyed. Visit http://www.chiantiferie.net/inglese/dettaglio-strutture.php?test=12

Gastronomy on farmhouse in Tuscany

Holiday in Crete Senesi

The crete senesi region is a multicoloured landscape composed of yellow, ochre and brown earth, lively green vinesand, clear blue skies. Here we are in a land of unexpected surprises.
Crete senesi include sulphurous springs and castle-topped hills with cypress trees and vineyards sloping downwards. The scenery is a monument to the incredibly diverse images of Tuscany with its lonely cypresses on sun-baked clay hills – change color according to the season.

Holiday in Crete Senesi

You will find creamy violet, when the fields are plowed to the green of grain which under the Tuscan sun turns to gold. Now also in the crete senesi, thanks to the new DOC Grance Senesi, you can tour around lead by Sangiovese. In a such tour you can’t miss to stay at Villa Buoninsegna, farmhouse in Crete Senesi, a XVII century Noble Villa in the middle of a typical tuscan “borgo. There you can enjoy the well furnished apartments in the borgo or the legant bedrooms in the Villa, you can visit the cellar and the vineyards, or you can taste typical tuscan recepies in their restaurant and their extravergin olive oil and the organic IGT red wine.

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Holiday in Crete Senesi