The castle, built in the medieval period, is located in the Italian town of Poppi (Tuscany) and is among the 10 most beautiful castles in Italy. The castle is' in excellent condition and is open to all. The poet Dante Alighieri lived in the castle for a short period. In the valley below the castle was fought the famous battle of Campaldino. Belonged to the noble family of the Counts Guidi is now owned by the town of Poppi. By Massimiliano Agati.