Urbania

Urbania

Once known as Casteldurante, the town of Urbania lies along the banks of the Metauro and owes its present name to Pope Urbano VIII. With medieval origin it was the scene of battles between Guelphs and Ghibellines, it has very interesting monuments and buildings, which are well worth a visit, including the Barco Ducale, summer residence and hunting lodge of the Dukes of Urbino, and the church and the cemetery of the Cimitero delle Mummie, known for the curious phenomenon of natural mummification. Numerous festivals and events in every season enliven the city from the Feast of the Epiphany at the International Festival of Crostolo of Urbania, up to the classic market fairs, where protagonists are local products, particularly those of the nearby forests. And it is precisely here that Tasting Marche discovered for you the company Longhi Tartufi, an exciptional provider for all lovers of the precious truffles.