Environs: Appartamenti in Villa near Pesaro Urbino in Marche, Urbania
Urbania: rises up in the hearth of the province of Pesaro Urbino, in the charming zone of Montefeltro. Its territory spreads out from the Mounts of Cesane, which face to the Adriatic Sea, to the Apennine ridge that marks the borders between Umbria, Tuscany, and Emilia Romagna.
From Urbino, the town of Raffaello Sanzio and of the Ducal Palace commissioned by Federico da Montefeltro, it’s possible to go down to Urbania and get to Sant’Angelo in Vado a town rich in history and beautiful mosaic that is known as the capital of Truffle. From Sant’angelo in Vado, by going upstream, they’re discovered the ancient villages of Mercatello sul Metauro, Borgo Pace and the Romanesque abbey of Lamoli, a village standing among woods and charcoal kiln on the border with Tuscany.
Fortress of the San Leo: by going on an excursion to the near valleys, after Petriano and Macerata Feltria that are renowned for their thermal waters, it is possible to get to Carpegna and to the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Natural Park, and then visit Emilia-Romagna and the legendary fortress of San Leo.
Caves of Frasassi: driving the road from Urbania to Umbria through the pass of Bocca Serriola, the town of Piobbico rises up; it offers very interesting places to visit like the Castle Brancaleoni, beautiful caves, and the naturalistic paths of the Mount Nerone. Besides, an hour and a half’s drive away from Urbania you’ll have the opportunity to admire the natural charm of the Caves of Frasassi. Assisi: running along the River Candigliano, at first you’ll encounter the beautiful landscape of the Furlo Gorge, than Acqualagna, which is the other capital of truffle, and, by following the road to Rome, the palaces and the majestic fortress of Cagli from where it’s possible to go up to the Hermitage of Fonte Avellana. Besides, by going on some kilometres more, you’ll arrive in Umbria enjoying the well known sights of Gubbio and the spiritual atmosphere of Assisi.