• Arco d'Augusto

    (Fano) - It's the access to the city from the ancient "Flaminia Road". It has always been a symbol of the city.

  • The tourist port of Fano

    (Fano) - In this area there are mooring spaces for 470 boats of varying lengths from 6 to 30 metres.

  • Beach of Fano

    (Fano) - Spiaggia Lido, all sand and serried rows of beach umbrellas

  • XX Settembre Square

    (Fano) - Main square in Fano town center.

  • Harbour in Fano

    (Fano) - The fishing dock

  • Air view of the harbour of Fano

    (Fano) - The port was rebuilt in 1616, and enlarged during the 19th Century. This expansion of the port created three different operational areas, a fishing dock, shipyard area and leisure harbour.

  • Allegorical float

    Allegorical floats are very imposing structures representing a particular theme. In the float (moved by an electronic mechanism) there are puppets made of paper-pulp. On these floats there are many people in costumes, wearing masks who throw chocolates and sweets.

  • Allegorical float

    Fano Carnival, with its long history since 1347, is the oldest and one of the most famous carnivals in Italy.Fano Carnival attracts every year more than one hundred of thousands of spectators for the great parades of big floats in papier-maché and the hundreds of kilos of sweets, caramels and chocolates launched from floats. For this reason Fano Carnival is the world's 'sweetest' carnival: nice to see, sweet to taste!

  • The Furlo Gorge

    This is a place for lovers of gothick scenery.Naked limestone cliffs rise up on either side of the bright green waters of the Metauro river, leaving just enough room for the narrow road to pass.

  • The Furlo Gorge

    The area is now a natural park and home to rare flora and fauna. If you're coming from the west, the gorge ends abruptly as the road enters a wide, wooded valley where the Candigliano flows into the Metauro.

  • Urbino - Ducal Palace

    Urbino is famous as the hometown of the artist Raphael and architect Donato Bramante, yet the town owes much of its fame to the Duke of Montefeltro. The Ducal Palace was built in the mid-1400sand it is a sprawling and fascinating place. While the rooms are fairly bare, the palace holds a few very special paintings, as well as exquisite inlaid-wood decorations.

  • Gradara Castle

    Gradara Castle was built between the 11th and 15th centuries.Its place in history has been secured thanks to the great poet Dante. In the Divine Comedy, in the fifth Canto in the Inferno, he recounts the tragic love affair between Paolo and Francesca, which stands as a timeless symbol for generations of lovers. Their passionate affair took place here at Gradara Castle and their chamber in the castle still has a melancholy atmosphere which remains just as poignant today.

  • Gradara Castle

    The sturdy walls and towers with the imposing profile of the famous castle of Gradara

  • Frasassi Caves

    The Frasassi Caves is a place which attracts more visitors than anywhere else.This is a place of rare outstanding beauty and this series of underground caves has been described as among the most beautiful in the world thanks to the colours and form of the stalactites and stalagmites as well as the natural presence of water and its majestic rock vaults.

USEFUL LINKS

 

These links allow you to get more information about our city and region.

 

Our City

TurismoFano.com

Fano Tourist Services.

Fano On Line

The Hotels, the territory and the events of the city.

 

 

Our Region

Marche Voyager

The complete tourism & travel guide to "Marche" region in Italy.

Marche World Wide

The cultural heritage of the region.

Turismo.Marche.it

Councillorship for Tourism - Department of Internationalization, Culture, Tourism, Trade and Promotional Activities.

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