The Gauls are the most peaceful of all three tribes in Travian. Their troops are trained for an excellent defence, but their ability to attack can still compete with the other two tribes. The Gauls are born riders, their horses are famous for their speed which allows their riders to hit the enemy exactly where they can cause the most damage and swiftly take care of their confused enemies.
This tribe is very easy to defend, but an aggressive tactic is possible, too. It gives you the opportunity to develop into any possible strategic direction (defensive or aggressive, lone wolf or reliable helper, merchant or plunderer, infantry or cavalry, settler or conqueror), but you need a bit of experience and talent. Nevertheless also a tribe for beginners