Easily accessible, cities like Pesaro (16 km),
Fano (15 km), and Urbino (34 km), offer visitors many points of access
for a journey back in time. From the remains of the Roman era, the walls and
the towers of the Middle Ages, up to the palaces and villas of
- Just 16 km far from BB Casa Cairo, we find the city of Pesaro, known for being the
birthplace of the musician and composer Gioacchino Rossini, to whom every
year is celebrated a special tribute in the form of festival dedicated to him, the
Rossini Opera Festival.
With its seven kilometers of sandy beaches, both equipped and free,
enclosed to the north by San Bartolo, and south by Ardizio, Pesaro can
bear the prestigious Blue Flag award, since
Besides the sea, Pesaro presents a diverse book of things
to see and to do.
The old town boasts a wealth
artistic and cultural center of considerable interest with the Civic Museums, the
Birthplace of Rossini, the Oliveriana Library, the Cathedral with
its mosaics, the Rossini Theatre, the Conservatory, and the so-called
"Jewish Journey" that consists to visit the Synagogue and the Cemetery.
International events are held in Pesaro each
The Rossini Opera Festival in August, brings to the stage the works of
Gioacchino Rossini with world-renowned singers and actors, and the Show
International Festival of New Cinema, which takes place in late June, attracts
an audience of enthusiasts and experts from all over.
The Nature Park of Monte San Bartolo with his natural cliff faces
directly on the Adriatic is reachable both by
car or by bicycle, along a wonderful road
overview. Inside the park there is also the beautiful villas
Renaissance Villa Imperiale, residence in mannerist style, and
Villa Caprile, whose famous Italian gardens hide
fun water games, very enjoyable for children and adults .
- FANO - Still, about 15 km
far from BB Casa Cairo we find Fano, town of Romanesque origin, markedly today
seaside resort and fishing port among the most important
The symbol of the city are the Arch of Augustus,
dating back to Roman times, and the walls, that can still be seen
in some parts of the city.
Must see: the Malatesta Fortress, the Court Malatesta,
Piazza XX Settembre (where we find the fountain with the goddess of
Fortuna and overlooked by the fourteenth-century Palazzo del Podestą
today called Teatro della Fortuna).
Yet to be reported, nearby Fano you can
discover the hermitage
Monte Giove. Another strong attraction of Fano is undoubtedly the sea,
that with the sandy beach of the Lido and the gravel of the
Sassonia, deserves since several years the Blue Flag award
The city of Fano also received the award
Blue Flag marinas of the merits of the port
tourism to the Marina dei Cesari.
Among the many events that take place in the city
report during the winter the
Fano Carnival, the oldest in Italy, good looking and sweet
to taste, with its floats and the famous "jet" of
tons of candy.
- URBINO - Just
34 km far from BB Casa Cairo, home to a prestigious University and World Heritage
UNESCO, Urbino is also recognized as the capital of the
Italian Renaissance. To this period belongs the Palazzo
Ducale with its distinctive turrets that surround the
rear. It was built by the Duke of Urbino, Federico da
Montefeltro, and is one of the most interesting architectural examples
of the time.
Today it houses the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, which includes
pictorial masterpieces such as "La Flagellazione " and the " Madonna di
Senigallia " by Piero della Francesca, the " Muta " by Raffaello, the
" Profanazione dell'Ostia " by Paolo Uccello and the " Cittą Ideale "
Laurana. Urbino is indeed a city of art and the birthplace of Raffaello, who
here was born and spent the first years of his life, learning the art
at the workshop of his father Giovanni Santi, who was also a painter. In
Raffaello's house you can admire a fresco of the young
painter, painted some of his father, along with furniture and environments in which
the artist lived.