Nature History and Superb Culinary Tradition in Marche

Nature History and Superb Culinary Tradition in Marche

Metauro valley, along the Flaminia route. Pesaro in MARCHE Region. This valley is named for the rivers Meta and Auro that orginate in the Appenine Mountains and flows to the Adriatic sea. The hills of this ancient and historic valley overlook the seaside town of Fano and its historic center, rich in monuments and buildings dating from the Roman period, like the ancient walls and ramparts, the Augustus Arch and then medieval, renaissance and baroque periods.  read more about Val Metauro   The Via Flaminia still connects Rome with this province throughout a    roman gallery buildet by emperor of Vespasian inside the mountain  along the canyon of the Furlo Gorge. Just here is located our friend chef  “the King of the truffles” with his Restaurant and his “locanda”  where you can taste his dishes, but alsto you can learn some of his  cooking secret with our programm “Truffle Terapy” Parallels to the ancient route there is also a superhighway, who rich  many other renaissance village like:   Cartoceto, where you can taste unique cheese products, experience the local goat farm and millstones where a DOP olive oil is produced. Mondavio Castle a masterpiece of military engineering by Francesco di Giorgio Martini, architect to the Duke of Urbino, charged with the fortification and restoration of structures in the Montefeltro area. Fossombrone an ancient roman village built on a system of thermal city,which today is become an archeologic area. During the medieval period was built The High Court up on the hill, the castle, with its walls, today there is the Archeological Musem. The littel historic center offer many other beautiful palace (one of this accomadates and important private pitcures gallery) and...
Dante in Marche Region – Pesaro e Urbino

Dante in Marche Region – Pesaro e Urbino

… where he provided profound inspiration to the local culture.   Urbino is remembered by Dante in the 27th canto of the Inferno in a dialogue with Guido of Montefeltro, the local lord.   Fiorenzuola di Focara owes it notoriety for having hosted Dante Alighieri in a baker’s house where the poet experienced the emotion of strong gusts of windlashing the promontory on which stands a castle by the sea creating the most incredible anddangerous currents.   The Gradara Castle and rocks live in the hearts of lovers all over the world; here, the love story between Paolo de Malatesta and Francesca da Polenta – better known as Francesca da Rimini – blossomed, came to a tragic end waseternalized by Dante in the V canto of the Inferno. You can view the altarpiece by Giovanni Santi, father of Raffaello Sanzio – Raphael.  Pesaro is not directly cited by the poet, however it maintains strong connotations to Dante because Gianciotto de’ Malatesti, nicknamed the Cripple, was mayor of this seaside town and is buried here. Dante consigned him to Hel. …Read more   FONTE AVELLANA Dante Alighieri moved for the rest of his life in the footsteps of Pier Damiani, to whom he dedicated the XXI Song of the “Paradise” of the “Divine Comedy”, so he went on Mount Catria some time to find that culture and peace that Florence , unlike Ravenna, did not know how to secure it     booked a guided tour in Renaissance costume with President of Dante Association ask more informatiom to info@traveldestinationitaly.com...