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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.

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  • Camaldoli Hermitage (Eremo) Recommended Recommended

    v. Eremo 5 I - 52010 Camaldoli

    A veritable monastic village, built in an austere site at an altitude of 1 027m and made up of some twenty maisonettes (13C-17C) surrounded by a wall, the Hermitage is preceded by a few buildings that are open to the public. In the interior courtyard..

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  • Castle (Castello) Interesting

    P.za Repubblica I - 52014 Poppi

    Dominating the town, this 13 C castle is now the town hall and has preserved its inner castle, keep and merlons. In the courtyard decorated with shields, the stone table marks the site where justice prevailed. There are two storeys of wooden balconie..

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  • Camaldoli Monastery Interesting

    I - 52010 Camaldoli

    The mother house of the Camaldolese religious order, founded by St Romuald in the 11C, the convent stands in the mountains in an immense forest. Unlike the imposing monastery, where hospitality is offered, the hermitage is inhabited by monks who have..

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  • Albergo Giardino Two stars Two stars

    Via Nazionale 15 I - 52010 Badia Prataglia

    Prix Prices from : 40 €

    Featuring a garden and a free shuttle service, Albergo Giardino offers rooms in the centre of Badia Prataglia. Free WiFi access is available in public areas. Each heated room is equipped with a TV. The private bathroom comes with a shower and bidet...

  • Albergo San Lorenzo Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Piazza Bordoni 2-5 I - 52014 Poppi

    Prix Prices from : 84 €

    Albergo San Lorenzo is located in Poppi. Free WiFi access is available. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Extras include a desk and bed linen. At Albergo San Lorenzo you will find a garden and a te..

  • Locanda Dei Baroni - Antica Dimora

    Via Di Camaldoli 5 I - 52010 Camaldoli

    Locanda dei Baroni is a welcoming old inn dating back to 1100. It is set right in the middle of the Casentino Forest National Park and opposite the Camaldoli Monastery. Once inhabited by monks, this historic residence has been run by the Baroni fami..

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