Cagli is a small mountainside town, to be found within the province of Pesaro e Urbino, in the central Marche region of Italy. The town is a popular draw for visitors with an interest in all things historical and architectural, due to its many interesting ancient buildings and sites. Cagli is also an ideal base for tourists looking to explore the rugged landscape of the Apennines mountain range, which forms the backbone of the Italian peninsular. Visitors from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Cagli will discover that there is a good choice of comfortable self catering holiday rental accommodation available in and around the town. There are apartments and townhouses, as well as cosy mountainside cottages, providing pleasant, home from home accommodation.
As well as discovering the many historical sites to be found in and around the town, visitors may also wish to enjoy the outdoor activities which its idyllic location can provide. The foothills and gentle valleys of the lower elevations are popular for walking, whilst the higher peaks of the Apennines are equally suitable for mountain biking, rock-climbing, spelunking and abseiling. Visitors enjoying their holidays in Cagli who would prefer to partake in water sports may wish to head to the coastal resorts lining the Adriatic, which can be found just a comfortable drive to the east of the town.
Visitors spending their holidays in Cagli may feel slightly overwhelmed by the sheer number of fascinating historical sites to be found in and around the town. Of particular interest must be those buildings to be found surrounding Piazza Matteotti, the main town square. Cagli’s 15th century town hall is worth a visit, as is its 17th century Gothic Cathedral Basilica and the Church of San Domenico, parts of which date back to the late 13th century. Visitors with archaeological interests may alternatively wish to visit Acqualagna, the site of the ancient ruins of the Roman settlement of Pitinum Mergens.
The pleasant, Mediterranean climate of the Marche region helps to make Cagli a popular draw for visitors from the UK. Summer temperatures can often reach the early-thirties degrees Celsius, whilst in the winter temperatures generally remain between 15 and 20 degrees Celsius, although this may often drop considerably lower at higher elevations. Cagli receives an average annual rainfall of around 19 inches.
Tourists from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Cagli will find that Ryanair operate regular flights from London Stansted (STN) to Federico Fellini Airport (RMI), the nearest international airport.