Trecastelli – Torre Malatestiana

Situata all’interno del castello, è il monumento più importante e rappresentativo. E’ stata oggetto di due importanti restauri, che l’hanno riportata alle originali architetture quattrocentesche. Sotto l’arco, nel lato destro, è presente la targa in marmo con l’epigrafe dedicata a Vittoria Colonna. La località è caratterizzata da diversi sotterranei, una parte di essi è ancora esistente ed è stata utilizzata per costruire il rifugio antiaereo durante la seconda guerra mondiale. La chiesa parrocchiale è probabilmente di epoca roveresca e custodisce al suo interno il quadro della Madonna col Bambino attribuito al pittore Gaetano Lapis da Cagli e un crocifisso ligneo …

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Senigallia – Piazza Garibaldi

  Piazza Garibaldi, also known as Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square), revokes the fair’s most splendid era and constitutes the heart of urban expansion plans enacted by Pope Lambertini during the mid 18th century. Recently completed redevelopment works have transformed Piazza Garibaldi into a fascinating and beautiful urban scenario, home to public buildings of architectonic prestige: Palazzo Becci, The Cathedral of San Pietro Apostolo, Palazzo Vescovile (Bishop’s Palace) with the Diocesan Art Gallery, Palazzo Micciarelli (former Spinning Mill), the San Rocco Auditorium, Palazzo delle Dogane (also called “Doganone”) and Collegio Ginnasio Pio IX. Palazzo Micciarelli is particularly worthy of mention, designed …

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Corinaldo – The Polenta Well

Located in the middle of Via La Piaggia, it was erected by the tyrant of Corinaldo, Antonello Accattabriga, in the latter half of the 15th century, to supply neighbouring homes. It was buried when the staircase was restructured in the early 20th century, only to be reconstructed in 1980 as a venue for the Dispute of the Polenta Well, an annual re-enactment of the fall of the legendary sack of flour into the well. It is said that the people of Corinaldo used to make polenta in the well, however the truth is that a man once made his way …

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Ostra Vetere – Terra di Montenovo Museum Centre

Located in the former Santa Lucia convent which was home to nuns of the Order of St. Claire from the late Middle Ages to the 19th century. It was purchased by the Municipality of Ostra Vetere in 1999 and was restructured as part of a project for its functional reuse and partial allocation as a cultural container. The complex’s monumental area is located in Piazza Satellico and gravitates around an exquisite internal courtyard. The Parish Civic Museum is located on the first floor and contains works owned by the municipality and the parish. Works particularly worthy of mention include: an …

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Maiolati Spontini – G.Spontini museum

Located in the house in which the Master and his wife, Celeste Erard, erected in view of their definitive return to Maiolati. Two entrance doors lead respectively onto the ground floor rooms which currently contain a precious historic archive of Pious Works, and onto a sober hall (via the left door), at the bottom of which a staircase leads onto the upper floors. The Museum is set up in rooms on the first and second floor and was inaugurated on the 6th September 1951, on occasion of celebrations of the centenary of Spontini’s death.It contains furniture, family heirlooms, scores, autographs, …

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Jesi – The Pergolesi Theatre

The theatre named after Giovan Battista Pergolesi is one of the region’s most prestigious and consolidated cultural locations. A unique traditional theatre, not located in a provincial capital, which has remained a reference point of the city’s cultural life for over two hundred years. A live performance venue (lyrical, prose, concert season) as well as a vehicle for the city’s promotion in Italy and throughout the world, in the name of Pergolesi, one of the finest geniuses in the universal history of music. More

Jesi – Planettiana Library

The library is located in Palazzo della Signoria, by the famous Sienese architect Francesco di Giorgio Martini, dating back to the Renaissance. It was founded in 1859 thanks to the donation of the Marquis Angelo Ghislieri’s book collection, and was named after the generous book and archive contribution donated by the Pianetti family to the Municipality of Jesi.                     It contains numerous ancient artefacts (manuscripts, incunabula and 16th century editions) received from entities and individuals and which together with modern artefacts constitute a remarkable book heritage, both in terms of size …

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Montecarotto – The Civic and Mail Art Museum

Established in 1984 thanks to donations from some of Italy’s most renowned masters of art. It also contains graphic works by Orfeo Tamburi, Ernesto Treccani, Pericle Fazzini, Umberto Mastroianni, Arnaldo Ciarrocchi, Francesco Rossini, Sepo and others. The museum collects Mail Art collections, namely art which promotes the circulation of small-sized works (drawings, CDs, small sculptures, etc.) via worldwide postal channels, by artists who interacted in free or themed initiatives. Unique in Italy. Truly unmissable

San Marcello – The Telephone Museum

The Telephone Museum is truly one of a kind. It collects and documents the historic evolution of the telephone, from the earliest exemplars by Antonio Meucci (1808 – 1889), to more recent devices. Exhibits have been sourced from all over the world and include receivers, switchboards and devices which document the evolution of telephones over time, as well as different styles over the ages. The collector and restorer Giuseppe Renzini first began collecting telephones in 1956 while travelling around the world. In conjunction with the Municipality of San Marcello, he conceived and developed this original exhibition which contains unique pieces, …

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Trecastelli – Monterado Wood and Garden

The Monterado castle is surrounded by a wood containing pine trees, secular oaks, laurels and viburnum, all planted by Count Cerasi in 1846. Seven hectares of park with suggestive shaded paths, inviting you to enjoy the location’s peace and tranquillity while walking through nature. A typical Italian-style garden, laden with the scent of roses, populated by an array of blossoming flower beds, shaded by giant Lebanese cedars.