Our beautiful apartment is just minutes from the historic center of Urbino visible from your balcony where you can have breakfast in a setting very relaxing!
Just a few minutes, in addition, there are the old villages, and then the Furlo Gorge with its golden eagles, the Roman domus of Sant'Angelo in Vado, the gilded bronze of Pergola, the traces of the battle against the Carthaginian Hasdrubal Romans. And then the natural spectacle of Potholes of Fossombrone ... we could go on, but find out for yourself all this will be more exciting than any anticipation ... we are waiting!
We highlight here the main seasonal fairs:
FAIR OF TARTIFO ACQUALAGNA, FAIR S. NICOLA A Pesaro, over the Christmas period VISIT TO THE CRIBS of Urbino, Fano THE CARNIVAL (the oldest in Italy) and in the summer the many festivals and renaissance festivals in the first place in mid-August THE FEAST OF THE DUKE.
Here are some brief history:
Urbino, Pesaro together, is the capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino boasts ancient origins, evidenced by the discovery of archaeological material dating from the fourth century BC. C. Of Urbino enjoyed a heyday during the Rinascimanto, a period marked by the presence of the Montefeltro family.
The return of the powerful family in Urbino in 1375, with the annexation of Gubbio and its territory in 1384, were instrumental in the formation of the State of Urbino. The most famous member of the Montefeltro was Federico, lord of Urbino from 1444 to 1482, leader and diplomat of success, as well as passionate about the arts and literature. Federico da Montefeltro called to his court many artists and writers, including Piero della Francesca, who portrayed the Duke several times, but always in profile, as in a battle or a tournament was struck in the face, losing his right eye.
The historical and artistic events that have contributed to the prestige of Urbino, in addition to being linked to Federico da Montefeltro, are intertwined with the events that have characterized the lives of other prominent persons, from Raphael to Pope Clement XI. Fundamental for the development of the city were also Battista Sforza, the last wife of Federico da Montefeltro, the famous architect Donato Bramante and Luciano Laurana, the mathematician Luca Pacioli and the painters Piero della Francesca, Paolo Uccello, Federico Barocci and Francesco di Giorgio Martini. In more recent times Urbino the birthplace of Charles Giancarlo all'architteto and motorcycle champion Valentino Rossi.
The University of Urbino was founded in 1506 and this is one of the oldest in Italy. His main foundation were the popes and the Roman Curia on the one hand and the House of Montefeltro and local residents on the other. The University, in 2003 was named after Carlo Bo, rector from 1947 to 2001, giving prestige and increasing development.
There are many festivals related to the tradition that takes place every year, including the Kite Festival, the Festival of San Creswell, the carnival with his allegraia invades the streets and squares of the town and numerous historical reenactments, related to ancient events and customs that throughout history have characterized the city.
Urbino is part of the Mountain Community High and Medium Metaurus, including the towns of Borgo Pace, Fermoy, Mercatello Metauro, Montecalvo in Folgia Peglio Petriano, Sant'Angelo in Vado, Urbino and Urbania.