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Borgo Scopeto
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The tiny town of Scopeto

Villa, tower and hamlet

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Castelnuovo Berardenga
Scopeto was first mentioned in a document dated 1079. Later, the Sozzini family transformed the fortified settlement into a sumptuous villa. During the XVI century, Scopeto became an important centre for theological conferences centered around themes like the Reformation. During a visit to the little village, guests will appreciate several buildings such as the villa, its characteristic tower whose ‘shoe-shaped’ foundations date back to 1543 and the exquisite San Bartolomeo chapel.
Castelnuovo Berardenga
Charming hills, romanesque churches and a sea of castles
Nestled among the blossoming hills of the Chianti and the incredible landscape of the Crete Senesi, the charming area of Castelnuovo Berardenga is found just outside Siena, on the hills separating the first part of the Ombrone valley from the Arbia stream. ...