Pesaro is an Italian town of 94,926 inhabitants, together with Urbino the capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche. Pesaro is the second largest city by population in the region Marche, after the capital Ancona.

Overlooking the Adriatic Sea, Pesaro is an important tourist destination with its beaches, its monuments and to being the home of the famous composer Gioacchino Rossini.

Pesaro is also known as the "city of four M": mare - the sea (it is overlooking the Adriatic Sea); monti - the hills (San Bartolo hill and Ardizio hill surround it); music (you can visit the house-museum of Gioachino Rossini, the Conservatory and the Theatre entitled to the composer); majolicas (old majolica tradition).

Tourism in Pesaro

Culture, Music and Sea...

Seaside town full of tourist accommodations (hotels, hotels, residences), located between the slopes of the hills Ardizio and San Bartolo, Pesaro is primarily a colorful mix of golden sand, beach umbrellas and tanned bodies.

Pesaro is the city of Rossini, the city of music, majolica and furniture. But there's also a fun and creative Pesaro, a town with nice shops, sought restaurants, quiet parks, a spread wealth but not performed.

The cultural fabric of Pesaro, under the brand name of the Della Rovere, is rich and complex, with its museums and monuments, churches, villas and palaces, all easily accessible to visitors.

The Pesaro film festival (Mostra Internazionale del Nuovo Cinema) has taken place in Pesaro since 1965.

Pesaro beach

Fun and relax...

The sea is the natural element of Pesaro, a tourist destination that knows and appreciates 7 km of beaches with fine sand, unusually close to the historical center.

The holiday can also be experienced of dynamism, sports, relax and well-being that this city offers.

In all the bathing establishments of Pesaro beach, you can find the best beach services: boxes, swimming pool, animation, baby sitting, gym. You can also rent small boats, jet sky, windsurf...

Main sights in Pesaro

Art and story...

The Ducal Palace, constructed by Alessandro Sforza in the second half of the 15th century. The facade has a portico with six arcades supported by six heavy pilasters and an upper floor with five windows crowned by coats of arms, festoons and puttoes.

The Romanesque Cathedral Basilica, built in the 5th century over remains of a late Roman edifice and dedicated to St. Terence during the Middle Ages. The facade, in Romanesque-Gothic style, is unfinished: it has a simple ogival portal surmounted by a band of small archs. A recent restoration has brought to light a precious set of floor mosaics.

The Villa Imperiale, designed by Girolamo Genga for Duke Francesco Maria Della Rovere and his duchess Eleanora and built from c. 1530 onwards, stands atop the San Bartolo hill. Its sunken court is the direct precedent for the more famous one at Villa Giulia, Rome, and its rooms are decorated by renowned artists, including Bronzino, Francesco Menzocchi, Girolamo Genga, and Raffaellino del Colle.

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