Where to stay around Poppi?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 921 holiday lettings near Poppi. From 343 apartments to 240 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Poppi for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Poppi?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Poppi. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Golf Club Casentino: 2,832 holiday lettings
  • Camaldoli Hermitage: 1,710 holiday lettings
  • Church of Madonna del Morbo: 2,569 holiday lettings
  • Monastery of Camaldoli: 1,791 holiday lettings
  • War Memorial: 2,554 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Poppi listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Poppi?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 343 apartments in Poppi. Our other popular types of Poppi holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 240 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 172 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 78 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Poppi?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 686 holiday homes with pool available in Poppi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental home or villa in the Poppi area, Italy your home away from home

    The Poppi area of Italy is a very small, rural area around 50km east of Florence. Although located far inland, roughly halfway across Italy, the area’s hilltop location with its backdrop of mountains and forests still makes for impressive scenery. A self-catering villa in the Poppi area makes a great base for visitors to the Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi. The towns within the Poppi region, including Poppi itself, are also popular with visitors who come to admire their Medieval and Baroque architecture, and experience a taste of true rural Italian life.

    Things to do in Poppi area, Italy

    The Poppi area is likely to appeal to outdoor enthusiasts, with opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, swimming, photography and bird watching in the nearby National Park. Those interested in the history of the area will also find lots to see and do in the Poppi region, with several well-preserved medieval towns in the area. Many of these feature castles, churches and other important buildings which can be visited, and holiday villa or farmhouse in the Poppi area makes a great base from which to explore all the region has to offer.

    Places to visit on holiday in Poppi area, Italy

    The town of Poppi is dominated by the Castle of Conti Guidi, a huge 12th Century structure which sits on the hill above the town. The castle is open to visitors, and contains within its walls a beautiful chapel, frescoes and a library full of medieval manuscripts.

    Bibbiena, another of the area’s hilltop towns, is home to not one but three palaces, the Palazzo Mazzoleni, Palazzo Niccolini and Palazzo Dovizi, all of which are open to the public.

    Ortignano Raggiolo, a small commune within the Poppi area has a rather quirky fascination with chestnuts. Visitors can also get involved at the Ecological Museum of the Chestnut, or attend the Chestnut Festival held every October.

    At the northern edge of the Poppi area, the Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, Campigna bridges the Apennine watershed between Romagna and Tuscany. The park offers visitors a rare opportunity to see beautiful wildlife including deer, badgers, wolves, boars, eagles and owls, and there are lots of walking and cycling tracks within the park.

    Weather in Poppi area, Italy

    The Poppi area has a typical Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild but slightly wetter winters. Luckily, as the Poppi area is quite far inland it suffers less rain than Italy’s coastal regions during the winter months, so still makes for a pleasant weekend escape.

    Travel to Poppi area, Italy

    The rural inland Poppi area is served by Florence Airport (FLR), although there are only a limited number of international flights which land at this airport daily. The Galileo Galilei Airport at Pisa (PSA) is a better option for those flying from the UK, and is served by numerous airlines including easyJetand Ryanair. Example of distances from the airport to your self-catering accommodation in Poppi area include 114km to Bibbiena, 109km to Ortignano Ragiolo and 172 km to Poppi itself.

    Sightseeing in and around Poppi

    Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Poppi a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Poppi Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Golf Club Casentino (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Castello di Nipozzano (15.5 mi / 25 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Poppi

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Poppi. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Foreste Casentinesi-Monte Falterona-Campigna National Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
    • Riserva Naturale Regionale Valle dell'Inferno e Bandella (18 mi / 28.9 km)
    • Buriano Bridge and Penna Natural Reserve (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
    • Gianfranco Carla Fineschi Botanical Rose Garden (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)