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Meleto Castle
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Meleto Castle

The ancient fort in Gaiole in Chianti used to belong to Benedictine monks

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Gaiole in Chianti
Strada Provinciale 408 di Montevarchi, 2, 53013 Gaiole In Chianti SI, Italia
Gaiole in Chianti
Amidst wine, food and castles
Founded between the 13th and 14th centuries, Gaiole was established as a merchant town serving the many castles dotting the surroundings. For this reason, the heart of Gaiole (today one the main production centres for Cinta senese) has been a “road-piazza” of sorts for centuries: via Ricasoli, along which the town’s trade and social life unfolded and still unfolds today. ...
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