Le Contrade is located in Tuscany between
Once in Gaiole, follow the main street, SP408, through the village and follow the signs toward Barbischio. This will take you to Via Guglielmo Marconi.
Once you find yourself at Via Guglielmo Marconi, you will want to turn right, toward Barbischio. About 500 meters from the center of Gaiole in Chianti, you will find a white sign on your left, "Le Contrade" and another green sign behind that, "Vinci". Turn left onto our property here and follow the gravel road up to our parking lot and reception office. Click on the image to the right for landmarks and details.
Ristorante Le Contrade is in the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany, between Florence and Siena. As you can see from the Google map at left, the area is mostly forested, interpersed with agricultural estates containing vineyards and olive orchards. We are located about half a kilometer from the village Gaiole in Chianti.
If you are coming by car and have a GPS, enter "Via Guglielmo Marconi, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy". Coming from the north, take the autostrada A1 towards Rome. About 35 km after Florence, take the exit Val D'Arno (Valdarno) and drive in the direction of Montevarchi. Once in Montevarchi, follow the signs to Siena or Gaiole. It will take about 25 minutes to reach Gaiole.
Once in Gaiole, follow the main street through the village, and then follow the signs toward Barbischio onto Via Guglielmo Marconi. The entrance to our estate is about 500 meters from the center of Gaiole, marked by a white sign for "Le Contrade". See the maps at left for more detailed directions.
The exact GPS coordinates of the entrance on Via Guglielmo Marconi are N 43°27'48.8" E011°26'31.7", and for Vinci reception they are N 43°27'53.9" E011°26'44.4".