Castelnuovo Berardenga, approx. 15 km east of Siena, is surrounded by vineyards and hills in the famous wine district Chianti. With strong Etruscan roots, it is a town abundant in history and charm. It is surrounded by castles and fortresses, and also is also home to an old Carmelite convent built in 867 and the Montalto Castle from 1090. This town provides an ideal spot for a relaxing holiday. It also makes an excellent starting point for excursions to all the many sights in the area: Siena, Arezzo and the stunning hills and valleys in Chianti are definitely worth a visit if you are planning a holiday here in Castelnuovo Berardenga – not to mention all the vineyards!