A fairytale castle in Poppi
Behold the charming town of Poppi… Located at the very heart of the marvelous Casentino valley, one of the most beautiful in Tuscany, Poppi will give you the feeling of having entered a real fairytale! One of the few walled towns of the area, Poppi partakes in the association “Borghi più Belli d’Italia”, the most beautiful small Italian towns.
The infinite charm of a marvelous castle
While getting nearer to the town you will glimpse in the distance the magnificent castle dominating on the village. It is in the very Castle of the Guidi Counts, overlooking the whole village and valley. Here you will enjoy and excellent atmosphere and a breathtaking view: could you wish anything more fascinating and charming?
Historical, artistic, cultural and natural beauty
This magnificent little town will leave you breathless with its matchless beauty… Going down from the castle one comes to the Rectory of Saints Marco and Lorenzo (18th cent.), which holds works by Ligozzi and Morandini. Across from it, on the main square, there is a rare example of Tuscan Late Baroque architecture, the Oratory of the Madonna del Morbo (17th cent.), a hexagonal building with a tiled dome ringed by an exquisite arcade. Inside there is a fine Madonna and Child by Filippino Lippi.
The perfect setting
Have a walk along the charming alleys of the town and discover charming corners where time seems to have frozen… Stroll along the circuit of medieval walls, and enjoy lovely views of the Tuscany countryside.