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CASTELLO di BIBBIONE

Address:
Via Collina 66 Loc. Montefiridolfi
Florence, Toscana, ITALY
Phone. +39 335 8106514-Fax +39 055 8249231

Category: Villa&Castle

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ITALY

http://www.castellodibibbione.com/engHistory.htm
E-mail: info@castellodibibbione.com
Erected by the Cadolingi of Montecascioli, the Castle of Bibbione is documented in the very ancient manuscripts from the year 997 by the name of Castrum Bibionis. Surrounded by city walls, which in the past served as a final defence for its inhabitants, the Castle dominates a medieval village and ancient houses dot the slope of the hill. Its lands extend to below the Via Cassia and the Pesa River.

The foundations of the Castle go back to the 9th century and the construction was completed in year 1000, while the first group of stone farmhouses dates back to the latter half of the 13th century.All the houses are situated in the estate and enjoy a splendid view of the Chianti hills. They were restored respecting the original structures. Only antique handmade terra-cotta tiles were used, the interior and exterior stairways are made of pietra serena (a typical Tuscan stone), and there are open beamed ceilings. The apartments were decorated with family furniture and antique kilim carpets.



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