Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi, Poppi

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Tour small yet authentic Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi, a 12th-century castle. Its hilltop position is F35above one of Italy's most beautiful villages. Pass through the castle walls by way of the Lion Gate into a large courtyard, noted for a 15th-century staircase, wooden balconies, and coats of arms decorating the walls. In the Chapel of the Giudi Counts, admire the frescoes of gospel stories painted by Giotto’s top student, Taddeo Gaddi. Inside the Rilliana Library, surround yourself with 25,000 ancient books, 800 medieval manuscripts, and 700 incunabula. Enjoy the view of the village and the Casentino Apennines from the top of the bell tower. To visit Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi and get the most from your holiday in Poppi, create itinerary details personal to you using our Poppi trip builder.
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  • Very nice castle, well conserved. Very impressive for our two boys (5&8), the castle is big enough to keep you busy for more then an hour, while small enough to have the youngest around. The library.....  more »
  • Sitting high above Poppi this beautifully restored castle is definitely worth a visit. The restored areas are excellent and the ceilings, frescos, artworks and library are all stunning. It dates back....  more »
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