Pesaro: City of music.
The city of Pesaro has a vast dynamic cultural scene and boasts a long, rich musical tradition in continuous evolution. Music plays a key role, not only because it is considered a universal language, but also because - in today’s society, which is becoming increasingly multi-ethnic- music is an essential element that allows entire cultures to dialogue.
Read more: www.pesarocittadellamusica.it/
- Rossini Opera Festival: www.rossinioperafestival.it/?IDC=16
- Ente Concerti Summer Season - www.enteconcerti.it
- Spring-Summer programme - www.fanojazznetwork.it
Interesting art, film, cultural and artistic exhibitions, educational workshops, displays of pieces from private and public collections, arts and crafts markets, etc. are very popular in this area, in all seasons.
In particular, in the summer season, many initiatives of this kind are organised by the Municipality of Pesaro and the province.
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Many enthralling events, such as theatre shows and concerts, artistic performances, video showings, occasions held to commemorate historic events, traditional festivals and feasts celebrating local traditions, uses and customs etc are pleasant initiatives for tourists, guests and participants, promoted by the Municipalities of Pesaro and the rest of the Province and the local cultural associations to keep the history, legend and folklore of the territory alive.
The most striking itineraries for those who not only love the sea, but also adore travelling and learning as they go are definitely those which stretch from the coast along the Valle del Cesano and through the Valle del Metauro, which travel along Via Flaminia and the route of Urbino and on the Montefeltro. Visitors who are passionate about history, nature and art should not miss these breathtaking, gratifying itineraries.
Read more: www.turismo.pesarourbino.it/itinerari.html
The province of Pesaro and Urbino offers a vast, tasty range of typical food products and winesand objects of a high level of craftsmanship that can be viewed, appreciated, discovered and purchased in the InPuTshop in Via Rossini, in Pesaro.
Food and Wine
Heading the list of the best food and drink offered by Mother Nature in Pesaro is the exquisite Truffle - of Sant'Angelo in Vado (www.mostratartufo.it) and Acqualagna (www.acqualagna.com) that can be tasted all year round. The many varieties of Mushrooms available along the entire Apennine range are another delicacy typically used in the cuisine of Pesaro. The area also boasts excellent cheeses, such as its Casciotta d'Urbino DOP (www.casciottadiurbino.it) and various qualities of pecorini in fossa from Cartoceto and Acqualagna. In Montefeltro, the superb variety of meat available tops the list (la Razza Marchigiana IGP), raised according to age-old tradition, along with the fragrant prosciutto from Carpegna DOP (www.carpegna.com) and the mild, tasty DOP Cartoceto extra virgin olive oil. The area’s DOC wines are well-known (Bianchello del Metauro, dei Colli Pesaresi and di Pergola), as is the excellence of the traditional beer (www.apecchiocittadellabirra.com) rom the Apecchio area. Other local specialities include the sweet but pleasant spirited amarena from Cantiano; the typical moretta from Fano, a refined blend of coffee, rum, anisette and brandy (www.morettafanese.it) Fish is the trump card of the local cuisine: the sea offers us brodetto (fish broth), and sardoni (anchovies), hot from the grill. Famous products from the hinterland are the bread made in Chiaserna, the Angelica pear from Serrungarina, peaches from Montelabbate and the TERRE ROSSINI RAFFAELLO Pizza.
Tradition is also built on artistic craftsmanship, which has existed since ancient times throughout the province. The most famous art in the area, dating back to the Renaissance, is decorative ceramics. The most famous pieces originate from Casteldurante, Urbania and Sant’Angelo in Vado but also from Pesaro. Characteristic items include cocci (terracotta) from Fratterosa, which are models of the popular farming tradition. The handmade pipes made in Pesaro are unique and exquisite. Another craft which has always been popular in Piobbico, and which has recently gained popularity in Novilara is the production of handmade rugs. Goods incast iron are produced in Cagli, bamboo and rattan in Sant’Ippolito and Casinina is famous for its leather. From the ancient traditional art of sculpture, stone is alsoa popular material in Sant’Ippolito, whereas in Fano the modern, elegant artistic handicraft of the goldsmith takes centre stage.