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Tour Adventure

An adventure in the wild heart of the Apennines

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The truffle and the lands of Montefeltro

A holiday in ancient medieval towns, visiting the truffle farms and tasting delicious truffle dishes

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Thrills and Chills

A fun trek in the rivers between Monte Catria and Monte Nerone

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Land of dreams

A fantastic adventure in the company of the Montefeltro Elves

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Discover the Montefeltro

Towns which are part of the Montefeltro leader

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Urbino

Urbino, a UNESCO Word Heritage Site, is the perfect Renaissance city and undisputed capital of Montefeltro. It contains numerous churches and buildings which can be visited including the Palazzo Ducale, residence of Duke  Federico of Montefeltro, Raffaello’s house, the Duomo, the former monastery of Santa Chiara, the Mausoleo dei Duchi, the Teatro Sanzio and many […]

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Urbania

In the past, Urbania, the ancient Casteldurante, could boast of over 40 kilns and at least 150 majolica workshops which produced exquisite artistic ceramic articles, considered the most beautiful of the Renaissance period. The ceramic tradition still thrives today.  There are numerous attractions in the town of Urbania such as: the Palazzo Ducale, the beautiful […]

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Tavoleto

Tavoleto takes its name from the Latin word Tabuletum, a place where the wood of the thick forests was made into benches for the constructions sites of Rome.  Worth visiting is Castello Petrangolini, the Giardino Raffaello Sanzio, the church of di San Lorenzo, the church of Sant’Ercolano in Ripamassana, a small village near Tavoleto, and […]

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Talamello

Talamello, lying in the heart of the Montefeltro, is a centre of arts and flavours. It is situated on the slopes of Monte Pincio on a wedge of sandstone rock. Particular caves have formed there and the FOSSA cheese (cheese of the pit), typical of the area, is matured inside them. Also worth mentioning is […]

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Sassofeltrio

In 1463 the castle of Sasso was permanently taken over by Federico da Montefeltro (Duke of Urbino) in person, after a violent siege. Given its strategic importance, the castle of Sassofeltrio was completely re-built on the site where the destroyed Malatestiana castle once stood. The task of re-building the castle was given to one of […]

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Sassocorvaro

It is said that Sassocorvaro derives from the “stone nest of crows” given that a large number of these birds still nest on the hills today. Others believe that the town took its name from the lating word “corbis”, meaning basket, due to the characteristic form of the hilltops on which the fortress and entire […]

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Sant’Angelo in Vado

Sant’Angelo in Vado lies on the ruins of the ancient Tiphernum Mataurense whose name derived from tipher or tifia, the water plant which grows in marshland. The remains of the town, a substantial part of the Roman district, are conserved in the under the Campo della Pieve, an important archeological site. Like other towns of […]

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Sant’Agata Feltria

Sant’Agata Feltria is a mountain town in the upper Marecchia valley and is characterised by a fortress which now houses a museum. The town has conserved its historic centre and several monuments of historical note including the convent and church of San Girolamo and in particular the theatre of Angelo Mariani, built entirely in wood, […]

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San Leo

San Leo, said to be the real Montefeltro, is located on a huge rocky inpenetrable mass in the Marecchia valley. It can be reached by the only road cut out of the rock. The town boasts of wonderfully preserved architectural marvels such as: the pre-Romanic church, the Romanic Lombard cathedral dating back to the 12th […]

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Piobbico

Piobbico lies at the foot of Monte Nerone, at the convergence of two rivers, the Biscubio and Candigliano which join in the centre of the town. Surrounded by green countryside, the town is characterised by the Castello Brancaleoni, who were the traditional historic dynasty of the town. There are several churches to visit and nature […]

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Pietrarubbia

Pietrarubbia, characterised by the particular colour of its rock (the name Petra Rubea indeed means “red rock”), began as an important Feretrano fortified castle during the late medieval ages. The town, which has been completely restored, is one of the most beautiful places in the Montefeltro. Indeed this magnificent site enchants the visitor with its […]

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Piandimeleto

Piandimeleto lies in the river Foglia valley and still maintains its walled historic centre, its perpendicular roads, the “door of the dead” and the spectacular castle of the Oliva counts. Today this castle houses several museums including the farming and earth science museums. There is also a complete herbarium which contains a collection of plants […]

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Petriano

Petriano owes its name (Prae tres amnes: above three rivers) to the three rivers which flow through it. Like all fortified towns, it is situated on a hill, and this location gave the town the strategic advantage of being able to look out for enemies in the old days. The Raffaello spa is located within […]

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Pennabilli

Built on the rocks of della Rupe and del Roccione, Pennabilli is a characteristic medieval town. It owes its town design to the unification of two castles, Billi on the Rupe and Penna on the Roccione. Today Pennabilli is a thriving tourist and cultural centre of the highest standards. There is a variety of cultural […]

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Peglio

Peglio is a small town of the Montefeltro standing on a rocky spur. Its church, dedicated to its defender S. Fortunato bishop of Todi, was one of the oldest churches in the diocese of Urbino. The church of San Fortunatocontains two crypts and the Stations of the Cross in terracotta possibly dating back to 1700 […]

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Novafeltria

Novafeltria is a large town which gathers many different stories from the incredibile tales of the sulphur mines in Perticara and Miniera, to those of the mills along the river Marecchia, as well as the reconstruction of the medieaval villages against a backdrop of badlands and ravines. Evidence of the traditional milling activity can be […]

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Montegrimano

The area including and around Monte Grimano contains the whole variety of environments existing in the upper Conca valley, ranging from the river to the hills.The historic centre of Monte Grimano developed around the ancient tower which stood in the middle of the fortified walls.Worth visiting is the parish church of S.Silvestro, the town hall […]

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Montecopiolo

The town is situated in the upper valley of the river Conca and is well-known for its nature trails and heavy snowfalls which makes it an ideal place for winter sports. Part of the Montecopiolese territory belongs to the Regional Nature Park of Sasso Simone and Simoncello. At the two far ends of the town […]

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Montecerignone

Montecerignone rises from the spur of a rock in the middle of a small valley in which the river Conca flows through. A visit to the the town is strongly recommended because of the beauty of its unspoilt 14th century town structure, as well as the presence of numerous churches and the majestic citadel which […]

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Monte Calvo in Foglia

The name Montecalvo indicates the stark nature of the landscape characterised by clay hills and striking badlands. The hill upon which the town is situated was an important outpost on the confines of the Montefeltro and Malatesta lands, and had a fundamental strategic role in the defence of the two dominions which fought over its […]

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Mercatino Conca

The town has developed in the centre of the valley of the Conca river. In the past the river caused much flooding destroying a large part of the town itself, although it also favoured industrial activities such as a fulling mill, a dyeing plant, a textile printing factory with mangles and mills, a woolen mill […]

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Mercatello sul Metauro

This is a pleasant town nestling in the green upper Metauro valley surrounding by unspoilt and delightful landscapes. The medieaval historic centre is completely unspoilt and its original structure has been conserved. Worth visiting is the Collegiate Church of San Francesco, the Palazzo Ducale and Palazzo Gasparini. Since 2002 Mercatello sul Metauro has been awarded […]

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Maiolo

The small town of Maiolo, situated in the middle valley of the river Marecchia, is a scattered mountain community which has taken the place of a nearby village of the same name destroyed by a landslide in 1700. Today Maiolo has conserved its small hamlets, the old peasant houses and its small squares without being […]

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Macerata Feltria

Towards the massif of Carpegna, between Val Conca and the upper Val Foglia, lies the town of Macerata Feltria, geographical and historic centre of the territory, which despite being broken up into hollows, spurs, mountains and valleys, has a unified landscape, historical and cultural entity in the form of the Montefeltro. The current aspect of […]

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Lunano

Lunano is characterised by a castle which overlooks the valleys surrounding the town. Set up a little after the old millenium, the castle stood on a hill at the confluence of the Mutino torrent with the Foglia river. Today we can see what remains of the castle: the doors, road, walls, well, church and tower. […]

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Frontino

Frontino nestles in front of the Carpegna mountain, and overlooks the valley of the Mutino river, whose stones pave the town’s roads and were used to build the beautiful towers and castle walls. Worth visiting is the Franciscan Convent of Montefiorentino, with its Oliva Chapel, the jewel and treasure of the Renaissance, as well as […]

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Fermignano

This town, dating back to Roman times and located on the left bank of the river Metauro, has a small but significant historic centre containing some beautiful architectural monuments such as the tall medieval Tower of the Militia and the splendid three-arched bridge which crosses a spectacular waterfall. The paper mill set up by the […]

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Casteldelci

A small Romagnolo town, Casteldelci is situated on the slopes of Monte Fumaiolo, the source of the Tevere, and boasts a thousand year old history with cultural influences from the nearby region of Tuscany. The most famous person of that town was Uguccione, a valiant adventurer and friend of Dante Alighieri, as well as being […]

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Carpegna

Carpegna, is the main town of Montefeltro, and lies on the edge of Mount Carpegna, surrounded by the green of its beech forests. It is the centre of the rugged and at the same time gentle Montefeltro which was the land of saints and adventurers, of dark legends and history. Near the town there is […]

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Cantiano

Cantiano is a small town at the foot of Monte Catria. The Via Flaminia crosses through it and it contains a characteristic mediaeval historic centre and an abundance of archeological ruins. Nature is intact here given that its geographical structure has caused it to lie between two ridges. It also contains significant palentological sites. In […]

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Cagli

Cagli is the third biggest town in the Marches. It is rich in historical buildings, churches and squares and is immersed in the deep green of the Apennines. The town has always been a productive arts, cultural and trade centre, famous for its wool (and later silk) manufacturing and leather tanning. It is worth visiting […]

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Borgo Pace

In Borgo Pace the two torrents of Meta and Auro merge to give rise to the Metauro river, the longest in the Marches region. In addition to the spectacular landscapes of Alpe della Luna, visitors can admire the Benedictine Abbey of Lamoli, dedicated to San Michele Arcangelo and numerous other spiritual places of religious importance. […]

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Belforte all’Isauro

The castle of Belforte all’Isauro was built in the late medieval period upon a previously existing Longobard settlement of the 4th century A.D. and casts a protective eye over the town which nestles in the hills of the Marchigiano Apennines between Umbria and Tuscany. In the month of October there is the Honey Festival in […]

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Auditore

This town confines with Emilia Romagna. From the middle ages to 1463 the area around Auditore was constantly tied to the history of Rimini. In this town there is the most important World War museum existing in the Marches region. It contains over 3000 relics retrieved from the battlefields of the Gothic Line which belonged […]

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Acqualagna

This town is situated near the magnificent Furlo Gorge and is famous for its research, production and sale of the prized truffle. Those visiting Acqualagna, along the Via Flaminia, will be able to explore not just the splendid Nature Reserve of the Furlo Gorge, rich in flora and fauna, but also the historical Benedictine Abbey […]

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Apecchio

This is a mountain town characterised by a rich landscape of green pastures, snowy peaks, springs of mineral and sulfur water, populations of deer, wild boar and wolves as well as the Great Golden eagle. Apecchio has also been the refuge of numerous peoples in the past such as: the Picentes, Umbri, Celts, Etruschans, Romans […]

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