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Day Trips in Italy - Marche

The provinces of Marche: Ancona, Ascoli Piceno, Fermo, Macerata, Pesaro and Urbino.

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Medieval

Fonte Avellana Monastery

Fonte Avellana Monastery (Monastero di Fonte Avellana) on the slopes of Monte Catria is a Catholic monastery founded in 979 by a group of hermits. Most of the buildings were built in the 12th century. It was an important center of learnin...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Frontone
Medieval - Monastery

Ancient Roman

Via Flaminia - Acqualagna Viaduct

Along the ancient roman road Via Flaminia, between Acqualanga and Furlo, there is a small bit of excavated aqueduct. This protected the Via Flaminia from being damaged when the River Candigliano flooded. It is near the San Vincenzo Abbey, a 10th c...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Acqualagna
Ancient Roman - Via Flaminia, Bridge

Via Flaminia - Cagli Mallio Bridge

The Mallio Bridge (Ponte Mallio) in the town of Cagli was part of the ancient Roman road Via Flaminia. This is the oldest bridge on the Via Flaminia in Le Marche and is thought to pre-date the Romans. The modern road through Cagli follows...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Cagli
Ancient Roman - Via Flaminia, Bridge

Via Flaminia - Cantiano Bridge

The Cantiano Bridge Ponte Grosso on the ancient roman road Via Flaminia has two arches, crossing the River Burano. It is still in use today. There are five ancient Roman bridges on the Via Flaminia in this area. The modern SP3 highway rou...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Cantiano
Ancient Roman - Via Flaminia, Bridge

Via Flaminia - Fano Arch of Augustus

The ancient Roman road Via Flaminia reached the Adriatic at Fano. The Roman gate to the city, the Arch of Augustus, remains. In 1463 the top of the gate was destroyed in a battle. The fallen fragments were used to build the adjacent church and log...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Fano
Ancient Roman - Gate, Via Flaminia

Via Flaminia - Forum Sempronii

Forum Sempronii, near modern Fossombrone, was a Roman city founded in 2nd century BC. The Via Flaminia passed through the center of the town. At one point the city occupied 35 hectares, but it was abandoned in the 5th - 6th century AD. The site is...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Fossombrone
Ancient Roman - Via Flaminia, Road, Town

Via Flaminia - Furlo Gorge Tunnel

The ancient Roman road Via Flaminia passed through the narrow Furlo Gorge (Gola del Furlo). During the original construction in 220BC the road was built into the side of the gorge and a tunnel was created. In 76AD Emperor Vespasian built ...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Furlo
Ancient Roman - Tunnel, Via Flaminia, Road

Via Flaminia - Pontericcioli Bridge

The Pontericcioli Bridge (Pontericcioli Ponte Tre Archi) on the ancient Roman road Via Flaminia is outside of Pontericcioli near Cantiano, close to the Umbrian border. In this area the modern road does not follow the route of the ancient ...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Pontericcioli
Ancient Roman - Via Flaminia, Bridge

Museums

Pergola Museum of the Gilded Bronzes

The Pergola Museum of the Gilded Bronzes (Pergola Museo Bronzi Dorati has a life size group of gilded bronzes from ancient Rome. There are two female figures, cloaked and veiled, and two horsemen, wearing military outfits on decorated hor...Read more

Italy - Marche - Pesaro and Urbino - Pergola
Museums - Ancient Roman, Archaeology

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