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In honor of the Eroica bicycle race, The Villa Chigi Park and the Torre dell’Orologio in Castelnuovo Berardenga, Will be opened with additional hours and free guided tours.

The appointment is for Sunday, October 2, from 10 AM till 12:30 PM and from 4 PM till 6 PM.

The events will be repeated on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16 during the animated week of the Chianti Ecomaratona.

In addition, from Sunday, the 9th to Sunday, the 30th of October, the appointment with “Ville aperte nel Chianti” (Open villas in Chianti) will return.

These are four Sundays dedicated to the discovery of historic villas and residences of the Chianti territory through free guided visits to villas and gardens, accompanied by the tasting of local wines.

The event will stop at the Castello di Tornano on Sunday, October 9 and continue for the Castello di Montalto on Sunday, October 16. The appointment for Sunday, October 23, is at the Villa of Geggiano and the closing on Sunday, October 30 will be at the Villa di Monaciano.

To participate, reservations are appreciated. For information, you can contact the tourist office of Castelnuovo Berardenga at 0577-351337 or at the email address,