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Poppi is a commube of 6,400 people (2010) in the province of Arezzo, Tuscany. It is home to the 12th-century Poppi Castle.

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There are regional trains from Arezzo.

  • 1 Poppi railway station.

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Map of Poppi

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  • 1 Poppi Castle (Castello di Poppi). The main building in the Casentino, known from 1191, was owned by the Counts Guidi. It has additions by Arnoldo do Cambio. It is noted for its courtyard and boldly conceived external staircase, its chapel with frescos and its library containing rare manuscripts and incunabula. Poppi Castle (Q3662410) on Wikidata Poppi Castle on Wikipedia
    • Museum of the Campaldino Battle (Museo della Battaglia di Campaldino) (ground floor of Poppi Castle), +39 0575 502220. Reconstructs the battlefield where the two armies, the Aretine and Florentine, met at Campaldino on 11th July 1289. Partial access for the disabled.
  • 2 Madonna del Morbo (Piazza Amerighi). Baroque-style, Roman Catholic church built between 1657 and 1659. Contains a painting of the Virgin attributed to Filippino Lippi. Madonna del Morbo (Q3668948) on Wikidata Madonna del Morbo, Poppi on Wikipedia
  • Abbazia di San Fedele
  • Antica Farmacia
  • Castello dei Conti Guidi
  • Chiesa di SS. Assunta e Bartolomeo
  • Eremo di Camaldoli
  • Monastero di Camaldoli
  • Hermitage of Camaldoli, the ancestral seat of the Camaldolese monastic order
  • Oratorio della Madonna del Morbo
  • Pieve di Santa Maria
  • Propositura dei SS. Marco e Lorenzo
  • Museo Ornitologico Forestale "C. Siemoni". Description: The Ornithological Forestry Museum “C. Siemoni” This museum was set up to provide information about the Forestry Heritage of the Appennino Tosco-Romagnolo. It is dedicated to Carlo Siemoni who was commissioned by Leopoldo II in the 19th century to rejuvenate the Forest. Of particular importance are the photographs of the Riserva Integrale di Sasso Fratino and the species exhibited which refer specifically to the local fauna. Fax: +39 0575 559155. Address: Loc. Badia Prataglia.

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Cooking classes at the Tuscookany [1] cooking school, Casa Ombuto, Larniano 21 +39 0575-529871.

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