Poppi

Sights

Abbazia di San Fedele
Antica Farmacia
Castello dei Conti Guidi
The Castle
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.
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
The Church of Madonna del Morbo
in the centre of the town, containing a painting of the Virgin attributed to Filippino Lippi.
Propositura dei SS. Marco e Lorenzo
Museo della Battaglia di Campaldino
Description: The museum of the Campaldino Battle, set up in the rooms on the ground floor of Poppi Castle, reconstructs the Battle Field where the two armies, the Aretine and Florentine, met at Campaldino on 11th July 1289. Fax: 0575/529964, phone: 0575/502220, e-mail: rilliana@lina.it Access/No access: Partial access for the disabled.
Museo Ornitologico Forestale "C. Siemoni"
Description: The Ornithological Forestry Museum “C. Siemoni” This museum was set up recently 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 XIX cent. 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: 0575/559155. Address: Loc. Badia Prataglia.