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URBINO AND THE MONTEFELTRO

From the Villa Giulia in half an hour you reach URBINO, one of the most important towns in the Marche, indeed in Italy, with its great Italian art and architecture. Urbino was one of the most illustrious courts in Europe during the 15th century and the Duke Federico da Montefeltro’s Palace is one of the most beautiful Italian Renaissance palaces, hosting  the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche with a remarkable collection of paintings.

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From Urbino you head north-west to SASSOCORVARO, to admire the castle in the centr of the village, then stop to MACERATA FELTRIA to look around the Medieval part of the town. From here go to the small town of CARPEGNA, famous for a beautiful Renaissance palace and for the raw cured ham, Prosciutto di Carpegna.

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