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Veramente bella

The church of Groppina is one of a series of Romanesque churches along the ancient Roman road above... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
pekrieg45
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Reggello, Italy
Ancient, Beautiful Church - absolutely worth the trip off the beaten path

The church at Gropina, unlike so many cathedrals is splendid in its simplicity. The stone is... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Laura P
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Localita Gropina, 52024 Loro Ciuffenna, Italy
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The church of Groppina is one of a series of Romanesque churches along the ancient Roman road above the Valley of the Arno. The biggest, including a museum built around the first known masterpiece of Masaccio, is in Cascia-Reggello, and the last is this one...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The church at Gropina, unlike so many cathedrals is splendid in its simplicity. The stone is magnificent - the acoustics were amazing. While there an artist was sitting quietly drawing, she was singing as she drew - we were so glad she did not hear...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

About twenty minutes above the town of Loro Ciuffena, a must see church that is unique because of its Roman origins. Very simple styling with columns carved with Roman-themed art. Park outside the main gate to the tiny town and walk in. Stop and visit...More

Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

This Romanesque parish church is found in the tiny village of Gropina just out of Loro Ciuffena. You will need to park approximately 400 m away and walk down to the church. This historical building was begun in the 1200’s and updated twice since. The...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Beautiful church in a tiny village setting with views to die for. If you re in the locale maybe visiting the town of Loro Ciuffenna then head out a couple of miles to this beautiful chuch, it is definitely worth the short drive

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

One little gem off the beaten track. Follow the Setteponti road from Reggello to Loro Ciuffenna, just after Loro follow to Gropina and go see this wonderful romanesque church. This is National monument. We went in early October and there was no one there. It...More

Thank Piergiorgio75
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is a simple, but beautiful ancient church that is off the beaten path but worth the visit if you are staying nearby.

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Saw this today wow. Very old and at the end of a mountain climb. 1.2 miles from La Ferriera timeshare.

Thank egg1701
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Really worth a look. A beautiful little gem with stunning architecture in a charming hamlet. For wheelchairs/buggies there is a ramp to the front door of the church, but wheelers may find it difficult to get up the angled steps to the ramp without help.

Thank RGNRHVJJ
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We were so delighted to tour this historical church built around the year one thousand. Our guide, Francesca Giovannozzi, gave us a private tour in English. She was delightful and shared a wealth of information about the history of the church of San Pietro; with...More

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