The north of the Marche is a land kissed by a beautiful sea and rolling hills, it is also rich in history and culture; this short guide is just a hint to orient yourself in this enchanting area. In addition to the beautiful beaches that are located a few minutes walk from the city center, The historic center of Fano offers its visitors cultural itineraries and historical finds worthy of note. In this beautiful town built on the ancient site of the Roman colony, you can admire finds and monuments of Roman, medieval and Renaissance times. First of all the Arch of Augustus, through which you enter the city and which stands as a "guardian" of the Via Flaminia. Very interesting is the visit to Fano underground, archaeological area that can be visited from June to September through a two-hour guided tour, during which you can contemplate ancient ruins of Roman times, the amphitheater and the former Roman market as well as important ecclesiastical buildings such as the Church of Sant'Agostino.
Remarkable are the Church and the Loggia di San Michele
The Fontana della Fortuna, the Palazzo del Podestà and the Cathedral, witness to a glorious past. The presence of the Malatesta was crucial for the development of the city during the Renaissance: it can be admired in the remarkable Corte Malatestiana, and the Tombe Malatestiane. Do not miss the Perugino Table in which Raffaello Sanzio also collaborated, which can be admired in the Church of Santa Maria Nuova.
Fano is also known for its Carnival
The oldest in Italy, which every year delights young and old with a riot of floats, imaginative masks and, above all, great jet of sweets on the spectators. In addition, Fano has one of the most beautiful theaters in Italy with rich seasons of prose, opera and symphonic music.