Arezzo
Poppi
Interesting
Poppi The Essential
Interesting
The Arno valley lies below the proud town of Poppi, formerly the capital of the Casentino. Its streets are lined with arcades and dominated by the castle which once belonged to the Counts Guidi. In 1289, the terrible Battle of Campaldino took place at the foot of the town, in which Florence and other Guelph towns, helped by knights from the House of Anjou, fought against the Ghibelline troops of Arezzo. The latter were crushed, opening the way for complete Florentine hegemony in Tuscany.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Poppi
Eremo (Camaldoli Monastery)
Eremo (Camaldoli Monastery)
A veritable monastic village, built in
60 minutes
Eremo (Camaldoli Monastery)
Eremo (Camaldoli Monastery)
A veritable monastic village, built in
60 minutes
Camaldoli Monastery
Camaldoli Monastery
The mother house of the Camaldolese
30 minutes
Castle (Castello)
Castle (Castello)
Dominating the town, this 13 C castle is
30 minutes
High town
High town
This is the old centre of Poppi and is
30 minutes
Park-Zoo
Park-Zoo
Around a central pond, there is a
90 minutes