Église Saint Jean-Baptiste de Poggio

Access map

Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Poggio
20112 Sainte-Lucie-de-Tallano
GPS : 41.705386,9.053031

Saint Jean Baptiste de Poggio is a Romanesque church dating from the 12th century and classified as a historical monument. Its layout is characteristic and meticulous... Its beautifully carved stones, huge door, nave and central axis make this chapel a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture. His headband is carved with human masks and wild boar heads. The cornice is arched and adorned with modillions.
Access by car
Go to the heart of the village of Saint Lucia-de-Tallano and take the path along the D320 to the north exit of the village.
Itinerary
Take the hiking trail towards Loreto that starts at the last house after the hamlet of Poggio-di-Tallano. After a few minutes of walking under the trees, you'll arrive at the church of San Giovanni Battista di Carbini.
After you've visited the church, you can carry on and discover a promontory offering a beautiful panorama on the Rizzanese territory. Further on, the Piumbato Bridge will help you to cross the river.