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Castellina in Chianti and The Gallo Nero

A small village full of history, from the scents and flavors of Chianti. Tourists who choose to spend their holidays between Siena and Florence enjoy these breathtaking Tuscan landscape of vineyards and medieval villages.

Among the small villages emerge Fonterutoli, a small medieval town of 1201, where the agreement was signed between Siena and Florence. Under the agreement was free to conquer Montalcino, Siena, Florence would have bet on Semifonte. Fonterufoli, is also known for the legend that in this jewel of Chianti was drawn the line between the Sienese and Florentine. The legend tells of two riders who competed in a special tournament to resolve the dispute for control of the Chianti: the rooster crows two knights would start to gallop their respective cities and the place of their meeting would mark the new border. The Florentines skimp on food to a black cock to sing before dawn, allowing the rider to go before the Florentine Siena. Since then, the black rooster became the symbol of Chianti.

Today, Chianti is an area of great tourist attraction for the many villas with swimming pool and numerous farms that host their customers in rooms or apartments, some other top-class flights with comfort and charm.

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