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Sport Lovers

The Tuscan countryside offers many outdoor activities that will make your stay full of new experiences, such as “L’Eroica” a non-competitive cycling event, which takes place in the town of Gaiole in Chianti annually.

Gaiole in Chianti (29 km) / Ugolino Golf Club (36 km)

L’EROICA (29 km)

Eroica is a cycling event established in 1997 to preserve the heritage of the white roads of Tuscany. At the start at Gaiole in Chianti in 1997, 92 were the “hunters of feelings and emotions”. Today “L’Eroica” is an example of enhancement of environmental heritage, sustainable lifestyle and clean cycling, with over 5000 members. Read More





The British community in Florence brought golf to Italy in 1889 when they built an 18 hole course on land belonging to the princes Demidoff, just north of the city. In 1934 a new course was created at the edge of the beautiful Chianti country and the Ugolino golf club came into existence, taking over the mantle of the Florence golf club. Read More