Gradara, among fortresses and legends: the Middle Ages capital

Oct 20, 2020 437

Gradara is a beautiful medieval village in the province of Pesaro-Urbino, in the Marches. It is absolutely worth a visit and nowaday quite famous. It is considered by many the capital of the Middle Ages, awarded the Bandiera arancione (orange flag) since 2004 and winner of the Borgo dei borghi 2018 award. It offers unique itineraries among fortifications, suggestive views, traditions and legends.

The village

The village is actually a very small historic center. A series of classical little streets that intertwine through the ancient buildings inside the medieval walls. You are welcomed by the main gate of the city, at the base of the ancient clock tower.

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