Surrounded by nature and overlooking the sea, Pesaro has the charm of those cities of art that combine culture and nature, where just a moment to get lost in the magic of a past time. But it only takes another moment to be catapulted back into the present, where a beautiful beach awaits us for the most complete relaxation. Looking for a destination...

Last week Pesaro, a lively town of about 100.000 in the Marche region, was proclaimed Italy’s Capital of Culture for the year 2024. The announcement was given by Italian Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities, Dario Franceschini, whose recent proposition to help Ukraine rebuild the theatre of Mariupol, destroyed by Russian bombings, was embr...

Italy is filled with Renaissance beauty: Florence, Perugia, and Siena. Mantova, Pavia and Ferrara, just to name a few.  This is not surprising, because the Renaissance, the historical and cultural period that, in Italy, runs from the very early 14th century to the end of the 16th, is as much a symbol of our art, culture and contribution to civiliza...

The Italian seaside city of Pesaro has been proclaimed as the country's Capital of Culture 2024, the culture ministry announced on Wendesday. Pesaro beat nine other finalists vying for the title: Ascoli Piceno, Chioggia, Grosseto, Mesagne, Sestri Levante / Tigullio, Siracusa, Paestum / Alto Cilento, Viareggio, and Vicenza. Culture minister Dario Fr...

Ascoli Piceno, Chioggia (VE), Grosseto, Mesagne (BR), Pesaro, Sestri Levante with the Tigullio (GE), Siracusa, Union of Municipalities Paestum-Alto Cilento (SA), Viareggio (LU), Vicenza. These are the 10 finalist cities for the title of Capital of Culture 2024, announced today by the Ministry of Culture. The selected cities, informed by the Ministe...

The capital of the Middle Ages, Gradara, pays tribute to the figure of Francesca da Rimini and her cursed love with Paolo Malatesta through the artistic and contemporary expression of street art. Gradara: the capital of the Middle Ages As we have already told you in a previous article, Gradara is a medieval village in Pesaro - Urbino. It is part of...

The historic centre of Urbino is a magical place and, since 1998, its beauty has earned it inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The beautiful palaces, churches and characteristic narrow streets transport the tourist directly back to the atmosphere of fifteenth century when Urbino was the glittering city of the dukes, rich, in cultural ferme...

Unknown among these known, the Excavations of Oplontis in Torre Annunziata (Naples), included in the fantastic complex of the more famous Pompeii and Herculaneum, admitted in the UNESCO list in 1997. The ancient Oplontis often goes unnoticed by the ruins visitors and tourists. It rises into the city centre of Torre Annunziata. In the past, it was a...

Urban trekking was born from the union of "walking" or "hiking" and the wonders that each Italian town or village offers. Urban trekking is an expression born in Siena in 2003 and a proposal of slow tourism to live the Italian cities intensely. It is not suitable for those who choose "hit and run" tourism. The birth of this expression "urban trekk...

Marche is a hilly region in central Italy. The name of the region derives from the plural name of “marca”, originally referring to the medieval March of Ancona where the region at that time was a border or buffer zone between the Church and the Empire around 1100. Urbino, one of Marche’s major cities, was the birthplace of Raphael, as well as a maj...