Frontino boasts the prestigious awards of the most beautiful village in Italy and Orange Flag Country. Its territory is part of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines and the historical region of Montefeltro, it is part of the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Natural Park. Rich in beautiful panoramic views, it is dominated by Mount Carpegna while at its foot extends the valley of the river Mutino, whose stones pave its internal roads.
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)
Anghiari is a little medieval town deep in the magnificent Tuscan countryside, a few kilometres from Arezzo in the Tuscan Valtiberina. Anghiari played a vital role in the Middle Ages due to its strategic position. It was the Battle of Anghiari on 29 June 1440 that cemented Tuscany's borders, with the Florentines triumphing over the Milanese, allowing Florence to assume governance over the city. A painting of this battle, now sadly lost somewhere behind the walls of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, allowed Leonardo da Vinci to cement his fame. Anghiari is one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Italy, and was
Located at the foot of the last stretch of the Tuscan Apennines, Sansepolcro dominates the Vatiberina. It opens into a vast mountain and hilly amphitheater bordered by Alpe della Luna, Massa Trabaria, the hills of neighboring Umbria, the Aretino and the 'Alpe di Catenaia.the historic center is a real jewel that has preserved its traditional features up to the present day. Sansepolcro is inextricably linked to the great Piero della Francesca. The artist, who used the name Pietro dal Borgo, immortalized Sansepolcro in many of his works, enhancing its typical features.
Gradara is known above all for its beautiful Rocca and for the vicissitudes closely linked to its castle, subject over the centuries to the dominion of the Malatesta, Sforza and Della Rovere families, and memorable stage of the love story of Paolo Malatesta and Francesca da Rimini, made immortal by the verses of Canto V of Dante's Inferno. Gradara is the Capital of the Middle Ages, of Francesca's Love and Soul.