Between the Metauro valley and the Foglia valley, Urbino rises. It’s the administrative center of the province together with Pesaro (“PU” stands for Pesaro-Urbino). It’s a city with infinite historic, artistic and cultural values.
“Palazzo Ducale”, whose construction was ordered by Federico da Montefeltro, is the city emblem, and it rises as an majestic and magnificient building.
Today, it hosts the National Gallery of Marche, and it’s one of the most visited monuments of the whole Marche region. It also hosts several musical and artistic events. Inside of it, you can admire some of the absolute masterpieces of the Italian artistic heritage: “Flagellazione di Cristo” and “Madonna di Senigallia” by Piero della Francesca, “Comunione degli Apostoli” by Giusto di Gand, “Miracolo dell’Ostia Profanata” by Paolo Uccello, and the sublime “Muta” by Raffaello.