TOURISM IN THE CHIANTI
Semifonte is now considered part of the Petrognano Village but remember that where once stood Semifonte now there is nothing (except the few remainings exposed in this page. In the picture you have the panel and in the background you can see the bell tower of the Barberino Val d'Elsa Village.
From Barberino you pass the Petrognano Village and along the road (before the Chapel) you will find this (picure follow). You are where Semifonte was ! The low wall is all that remains of the Semifonte Village. To be able to see what now are the remainings you have to enter in the wood in a kind of treasure search because the other remainings are well hidden in the wood.
Near the road you will probably find this:
But we are looking for the most valuable remaining: the blessed spring: you will need to explore the wood a lot ...
Do you see the spring ? Well, at this point you are just a click away from revealing the secret ... click here
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This little nice agricoltural village is is near the middle aged village of Barberino Val d'Elsa. To reach it from Barberino go in the direction of Poggibonsi and Siena and at the end of the village of Barberino Val d'Elsa take the road on the right and go on for about 2 Km and you reach this nice Pearl.