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Half-day Guided tour of Mantua City Centre and Ducal Palace
"Mantua is surrounded by a beautiful environment in which water and earth are unexpectedly interwoven. Settled by the Etruscans the city enjoyed a position of status in the early modern world. 1198 the city optimized the Mincio river creating the so-called 'four lakes'.From the Middle Ages Mantua was ruled by the art-loving Gonzaga dynasty one of Italy's most important patrons of Renaissance art. The Gonzagas long cultivated a court which included some of the most illustrious artists and intellectuals of the 15th and 16th century like Pisanello Mantegna Correggio Giulio Romano
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Gonzaga's Residences Private Walking Tour
"Mantova Palazzo Ducale Walking Tour (2 hours)The Ducal Palace was the official and most significant residence of the Gonzaga Lords during their long rule. The guided tour of the present National Museum of Palazzo Ducale offers the visit of mag complex structures connected by corridors and galleries squares courtyards and several gardens. With more than 500 rooms it’s among the most extensive aristocratic palaces in Europe. It houses masterpieces of the 15th and 16th centuries such as Mantegna’s Bridal Chamber in the Castel of San Giorgio the Hall of King Arthur’s Knights by Pisanello the Isabella d’Este Apartment with its precious cabinetry works in the Old Court Raphael’s complete cycle of woven Flemish tapestries
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

When I was planning my first trip to central Italy in 2008, I came across a book that mentioned Grotte di Frasassi being the biggest limestone cave complex in Italy and most probably of Europe. It was...
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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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"Interesting little Urbino"
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