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Situated to 281 m s.l.m. Scheggino it accommodates in its territory (35 kmq) approximately 650 inhabitants.
Castle of slope, of triangular structure with cassero to the apex, encircled from walls of the sec. XII it introduces today nearly entire restructured with the dense one built up evocatively intersected from small roads and perrons that go on the hill: the village is introduced today fused with the castle in an only complex. Of ancient origins "Schiaginum" before, "Schezzino" then and to first of the XVIII sec. They chip, has one history of all the similar one to the other centers of the comprensory of the Valnerina: to cite longest I besiege to which the citizen she was subordinate, that one of 1522 to work of Picozzo Brancaleoni, than however it was rejected thanks to the presence of the castle and to the powerful ones it walls that to the age the city encircled. Today such Country enjoys a truly singular landscape, had to the particular beauty of the valley of the Nera in this zone. The splendid Sources of Valcasana that gush out to little distance from the country are an example of the show that the nature offers in these zones. The church of Saint Nicolò, right in the center historical, laughed them to century XIII but has been entire rifared in the course of XVI the century. Beautiful frescoes is found to the inside in correspondence of the apse, attributable to Spain, much assets in this region during great part of its life. The church of Felicita Saint, also being of the full Romanesque period, astonishes for its primitive style that of it made erroneously to attribute the dating to the period longobardo. Elevated aquatic atmosphere of pregio is crossed from the Nera river and the coming from channel from the sources of Valcasana. The most limpid waters favor the breeding of the trout, Chip can boast an optimal kitchen of the trout, typical plate and extremely good, than bound together to the valuable tartufo the black one it confers a touch of the all particular to one already special kitchen. The development of the rafting, and the other water sports, is favorite from limpid waters of the Nera river, that it allows to cross the Valnerina in a completely various optical.

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Additional Photos by Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 20050 W: 130 N: 42328] (222811)
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