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Castello dei Conti Guidi

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Address: Piazza della Repubblica 1, 52014 Poppi, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0575 520516
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Amazing Library with Old Manuscripts

I was able to see some of the oldest Dante manuscripts on vellum with student marginalia from centuries ago! This was an extraordinary privilege.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I was able to see some of the oldest Dante manuscripts on vellum with student marginalia from centuries ago! This was an extraordinary privilege.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you love castles and staircases this is the place to visit! Part of the medieval town this castle is an excellent place to visit with split floors and many staircases. The colour on the walls is also reflective of the era, so well worth the €5 entrance fee.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A castle that is being maintained and so worth the small entry fee. The internal staircases were amazing

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Olds, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Head sets were provided with a good commentary. The rooms were open with ease of viewing. Not completely furnished but the rooms did have some paintings and minimum furniture.Views looking down on Poppi were amazing

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Eye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

An amazing small castle, with explanations in English (for a change!) and surprises around every corner. You walk into an open area with staircases in all directions - very Hogwarts. Great views in all directions; I chickened out on the tower - just as well as the bell was due to chime! My wife had said that she didn't want... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

lovely views, audio guide was helpful, incredible history well explained in the guide and on the written material in each room. The library alone was worth the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We enjoyed our visit here---even climbed to the top of the tower!!!!! (Just be sure that the bells won't ring while you are up there). Poppi is a wonderful little town, and the castle is certainly the highlight. We got some great photos of the castle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Established by at least the 1100s, with the fall of the Carolingian Empire, the Poppi Castle was ruled for centuries by the Guidi Counts until forced to abdicate by more powerful rulers from Firenze. The castle has a commanding view of the countryside and is decorated with numerous coats of arms and centuries-old frescoes. It also boasts a library with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

After my week long visit to Sanctuario La Verna, given that we were late and had missed the train to Arezzo, my friend Marco decided that culture was more important than lunch so off we went to Castello dei Conti Guidi in Poppi. Our encounter with the bust of Dante was a great beginning to what was a remarkable visit.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

An hour from our villa near Arezzo,after a beautiful drive through picturesque countryside, we arrived at the wonderful little town of Poppi. Easy, free parking and a short walk through well preserved medieval streets we came upon the castle. The views from the grounds of the castle and its cafe are exceptional. Coffee and panini at the cafe were excellent.... More 

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Additional Information about Castello dei Conti Guidi

Address: Piazza della Repubblica 1, 52014 Poppi, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0575 520516
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Poppi
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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