Clinging to Mount Pincio which protects it, this town is flanked by the river and by rocky crags topped by the fortresses of San Leo and Maioletto that control the valley and nearby Novafeltria, the town it gave life to about 100 years ago.The intimate old town is very inviting and offers visitors a series of attractions in close proximity to each other. All around the town there are woods with chestnut trees, pines and a lot of shrubbery which are great for taking short hikes. (read more)
San Leo, a wonderful capital of art, mentioned by Dante Alighieri in the Divine Comedy, is the fulcrum of the historical region of Montefeltro and is the city that gave it its name. Known for its historical and geopolitical events, location for films and documentaries, tourist destination of excellence, it is the precious pearl guarded by the province of Rimini. (read more)
Sant'Agata is a splendid ancient town, well preserved, with different buildings of notable historic value; it is best to visit this town from spring to autumn when the weather is nice. Legends and an idyllic setting - with a castle that looks like it came straight out of a fairytale - make this town one of the most characteristic in the Montefeltro area, thanks also to its wonderful cultural, natural, spiritual and gastronomic itineraries. (read more)
Lying on the coast of the homonymous Mount, immersed in the green of its beech forests, Carpegna is the center of the historical region of Montefeltro.The historical and artistic heart of the town is the Palazzo dei Principi, designed by the Roman architect Antonio de Rossi and built in 1675 on commission of Cardinal Gaspare di Carpegna. Carpegna is part of the territory of the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Regional Natural Park, of which it is the capital.
This town in the high Marecchia Valley is located along the western side of Carpegna Mountain, which slopes down towards the Marecchia River, and is easy to get to from the Rimini coast. This renowned environmental and cultural center of tourism, sung about by Tonino Guerra, is home to numerous beautiful places, as most of its territory is within the grounds of the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Natural Park; this is a great area for taking relaxing walks in the lush Apennines. (read more)
Urbino is a walled city in the Marche region of Italy, south-west of Pesaro, a World Heritage Site notable for a remarkable historical legacy of independent Renaissance culture, especially under the patronage of Federico da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino from 1444 to 1482. The town, nestled on a high sloping hillside, retains much of its picturesque medieval aspect. It hosts the University of Urbino, founded in 1506, and is the seat of the Archbishop of Urbino. Its best-known architectural piece is the Palazzo Ducale, rebuilt by Luciano Laurana.