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Discovering San Marino: A UNESCO World Heritage Site
"You will discover the Republic of San Marino the most ancient European Republic founded in the 4th century AD.An enclave situated only 20 km from the Romagna Riviera and 100 km from beautiful Ravenna the Republic sits 700 meters above sea level on Mount Titano located on the Central Apennines Mountains.The historic center of the Republic of San Marino is in every part a living monument inscribed as the World Heritage by UNESCO in 2008.Each year the Republic of San Marino is visited by millions of tourists from all over the world. Throughout the pedestrian island
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Florence Grand Panoramic Tour
"Start your day in Lucca and hop on a train to Florence. Meet your tour leader in central Florence and start your tour on board of a comfortable mini-van. You will first visit Piazzale Michelangelo where you can see the most amazing view over the whole city. Take plenty of pictures before continuing on to Fiesole.On the way to Fiesole you will have the chance to see suburban areas hard to reach on foot but still historically and artistically relevant. You will see the exterior of many different places such as Fortezza da Basso Piazza della Libertà San Domenico Church Fiesole
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Full-Day Private Tour to Arezzo and Cortona from Siena
"Depart from your Siena hotel and take a scenic 1-hour drive through the hills of Crete Senesi. Reach Arezzo a city of ancient Etruscan origins known for the great antiquarian tradition. Walk among places that have been the backdrop of the Oscar-winning film ""Life is Beautiful"" by Roberto Benigni such as St. Francis. In the basilica are preserved frescoes of Piero della Francesca.Explore Piazza Grande the most noteworthy medieval square in the city. Filled with antique shops and boutiques Piazza Grande is also home to the most famous and oldest Antique Fair which is traditionally held the first weekend of each month. Finally visit the Cathedral
From EUR189.00

More General in Urbino

Federico da Montefeltro, the famous duca :)

Federico da Montefeltro is a rather illustrious figure. He was born illegitimate but the actual duke of early 15th century, Guidantonio da Montefeltro, who had no legitimate kids, declared him his son...
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Trekki
Sep 21, 2010

Memorials of importnat citizens

During Urbinos heydays many important people (scientists, artists...) came to live here, some were even born here. To memorialize those persons that contributed to the glory of Urbino, memorial...
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Enzyme_X
Aug 27, 2005

Construction Year

Remiders of the year when a house was built are built in the walls of many buildings in Urbino. Most of them date back to second half of 15th century when the town bloomed ubder Federico II. But the...
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Enzyme_X
Aug 23, 2005

Federico II da Montefeltro

Urbino came to Montefeltro family in 1155 as a reward for stifling a rebellion against emperor Barbarossa. The town bloomed during the reign of Federico II da Montefeltro (1422-1482). He didn't just...
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Enzyme_X
Jul 19, 2005

the Marches

I think the Marches are poised to become the "next" Tuscany or Umbria. It's not far from Florence and is relatively undiscovered. If you go, try the Ascoli olives--I can't remember the correct name in...
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anne_h
Mar 19, 2003

Relax and have a coffee

To get a real feel for life in the university town of Urbino, it is a good idea to get a table in a busy area such as the Piazza Della Republica and watch the world go by.
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stefano99
Mar 21, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Urbino

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The castle

In addition to the Guaita Tower and fortress and the Cesta Tower, one can easily walk along and explore much of the city walls connecting the fortifications. These provide some nice views around the...
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Tempio Malatestiano

There was a church since the IX century on its site.Then it was built the church of Saint Francis in the XIII century. It was redesigned in 1450 by order of Sigismondo Malatesta as his and her...
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Sismondo Castle

Rocco Malatestiana is quite impressive... well, all castles are. It was both the residence of the Malatesta family (the lords of Rimini in 13th-17th c.) and a fortress, and was designed by...
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Grotte di Frasassi - Frasassi Caves

Having driven past the Grotte di Frasassi last year, I was happy when on this visit Ingrid proposed including the caves on our itinerary - especially as the weather was wet and going underground...
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Dolphinarium

Once again , if you travel with children you are somehow limited, and you seek out, avtivities where both adults and children can enjoy. Rimini has a dolphinarium, and again Leda was chosen out of the...
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Palazzo Ducale

After a few minutes walk along Via della Cattedrale the outer buildings of Palazzo Ducale come into sight, some of which are partly still damaged from 1997’s earthquake. The entrance to the palazzo...
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Bunsch

"It's worth trying to find Urbino"
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Enzyme_X

"Town made of bricks"
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deecat

"One of the Reasons We Came to the Le Marche"
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Trekki

"Urbino, a brief special visit for a Festa del Duca"
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yelyah99

"Interesting little Urbino"
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