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  1. Fano Arch of Augustus

    Fano Arch of Augustus

    A Renaissance bass relief carved on the front of the church shows what the gate looked like originally.
  2. Fano Arch of Augustus

    Fano Arch of Augustus

    Via Flaminia reached the Adriatic at Fano. The Roman gate to the city, the Arch of Augustus (Archo d'Augusto), remains.
  3. Forum Sempronii

    Forum Sempronii

    Forum Sempronii, near modern Fossombrone, was a Roman city founded in 2nd century BC.
  4. Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    Sign posted at the tunnels.
  5. Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    During the original construction in 220BC the road was built into the side of the gorge and a tunnel was created.
  6. Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    Marks on the walls of the tunnel.
  7. Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    In 76AD Emperor Vespasian built a longer second tunnel.
  8. Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    Furlo Gorge Tunnel

    The road through the Furlo Gorge goes through the tunnel built for Via Flaminia.
  9. Acqualagna Viaduct

    Acqualagna Viaduct

    A bit of excavated aqueduct that protected Via Flaminia from being damaged when the River Candigliano flooded.
  10. Cagli Mallio Bridge

    Cagli Mallio Bridge

    This is the oldest bridge on Via Flaminia in Le Marche and is thought to pre-date the Romans.
  11. Cagli Mallio Bridge

    Cagli Mallio Bridge

    This is the oldest bridge on Via Flaminia in Le Marche and is thought to pre-date the Romans.
  12. Cagli Mallio Bridge

    Cagli Mallio Bridge

    A new bridge was built beside this ancient Roman bridge that was on Via Flaminia.
  13. Cantiano Bridge

    Cantiano Bridge

    The Cantiano Bridge Ponte Grosso on Via Flaminia has two arches, crossing the River Burano. It is still in use today.
  14. Cantiano Bridge

    Cantiano Bridge

    The Cantiano Bridge Ponte Grosso on Via Flaminia has two arches, crossing the River Burano. It is still in use today.
  15. Pontericcioli Bridge

    Pontericcioli Bridge

    Three arched bridge that was on Via Flaminia. This bridge is well off the main roads in this area.
  16. Pontericcioli Bridge

    Pontericcioli Bridge

    Three arched bridge that was on Via Flaminia. This bridge is well off the main roads in this area.
  17. Pauline

    Tuscany The Piero della Francesca Trail

    Piero della Francesca was an Early Renaissance painter from Sansepolcro (1415 - 1492). The Piero della Francesca Trail takes you on a driving trip across north-east Tuscany and into Le Marche to see three frescoes and one small painting. This trail lets you see his artwork in the places where...
  18. Bill Thayer

    Lazio-Umbria-Marche Earthquake zone

    [Pauline told us to come back, so I'm back — I do what I'm told…] Although travel anywhere isn't in the cards for me this year, if I could, I'd go to the areas hit by the August quake, they need the tourism. Some of the loveliest little towns in central Italy were affected, chief maybe among...
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