Things to see and do - Urbino
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Urbino Travel guide
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This pink-bricked town is the birthplace of the artist Raffaello Sanzio, better known as Raphael. Built on two hills and surrounded by ramparts, it overlooks undulating countryside bathed in golden light. Today a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Urbino enjoyed its golden age under the reign of Duke Federico da Montefeltro (1444-82), a condottiere, man of letters and patron of the arts.
Tourist attractions Urbino : Things to see and do
P.za Rinascimento I - 61029 Urbino
This masterpiece of balance and taste was built for Duke Federico by architect Luciano Laurana and Francesco di Giorgio Martini from Siena. Opposite the valley, a high facade pierced by superimposed loggias gives a superb panoramic view to the west o..
P.za Duca-Federico I - 61029 Urbino
Here you will see some great masterpieces such as the predella of the Profaning of the Holy Host, by Paolo Uccello, the Madonna di Senigallia and a stunning Flagellation by Piero della Francesca; also worth a mention are the Ideal City by Laurana and..
P.za Roma I - 61029 Urbino
Starting from the Piazza Roma, this road runs along a hillside and has wonderful views over the ramparts, the lower town, the Ducal palace and the cathedral, all making a stunning scene of pink brick hues.
Piazza Rinascimento 3 I - 61029 Urbino
The Albergo San Domenico hotel is an old religious complex that is situated in the main square of Urbino, directly in front of the Ducal Palace, between the Cathedral and the University. The old church, with its lunette by Luca della Robbia and its ..
Via G. Dini 12 I - 61029 Urbino
In a peaceful location, Hotel and Residence Dei Duchi offers a personalised service, and spacious rooms with air conditioning and satellite TV. Urbino’s historic centre is a 5 minute drive away. A continental breakfast buffet is served daily in Hote..
Via Santa Margherita 40 I - 61029 Urbino
Hotel Raffaello is in the heart of Urbino's old town, and takes its name from the famous artist whose birthplace you can find just a few metres away. Its modern guest rooms offer free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Parking for motorcycles is free. This..
via delle Mura 28 I - 61029 Urbino
via Bernini 6 I - 61029 Urbino
Admire the superb views of the Montefeltro region from this restaurant, while enjoying the delicious cuisine served here. The menu includes homemade pasta, barbecued meats, cep mushrooms and truffles, as well as the inevitable pizza (baked in a wood ..
via Santa Margherita 1 I - 61029 Urbino
It is the owners themselves who work front of house and in the kitchen at this small, rustic yet elegant restaurant in the heart of the historic centre. Seasonal ingredients are used to celebrate the best of Marche cuisine, with truffles often featur..
via San Giacomo in Foglia 15 I - Pantiere
This harmonious building featuring carefully chosen, unusual furnishings boasts a superb setting. Delicious regional cuisine with many ingredients from the restaurant's own farm.