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Places in historical and artistic value in MONDAINO (RN)

Title Palaeontology Museum
DescriptionThe Palaeontology Museum officially opened in 1981 and in the year 2000 it was re-housed in the halls of Malatesta Fortress. It contains hundreds of exhibits consisting largely of fossilized fish, leaves, and rare bird and animal remains (birds' wings and feathers) found in rottenstone. There are...
AddressPiazza Maggiore, 1 Mondaino (RN)

Title Permanent exhibition of Mondaino majolica
DescriptionAn interesting collection of Reinaissance majolica; Mondaino was an important centre of production. It is possible to book a guided visit for groups and schools, contacting Mondaino Town Council (Mrs. Carla Chiaretti ). - Partially accessible to disabled guests the exhibition is located in the...
AddressPiazza Maggiore, 1 Mondaino (RN)

Title Convent of the Poor Clares
DescriptionA large complex with numerous buildings from various periods and a delightful garden. The small church has some 17th-century wooden crucifixes. Temporarily closed for restoration.
AddressVia Roma Mondaino (RN)

Title Former Monastery of San Francesco
DescriptionJust outside the town on the hillside of Formosino it dates from the 13th century and is where Santarcangelo-born Pope Clement XIV was a monk.
AddressFormosino Mondaino (RN)

Title San Michele Arcangelo Church
DescriptionWorks of great value of the sixteenth- and seventeenthcentury. Three charming altarfrontals finely decorated with an ancient technique (XVIII century).  Temporarily closed for restoration - Partially accessible to disabled guests. -
AddressVia Roma, 31 Mondaino (RN)

Title Galanti Accordion Factory
DescriptionThis building, only a few steps away from the town centre, is where the accordions that become so famous in America were made. Galanti accordions evolved continuously until the invention in 1955 of a feature that allowed the bass keys to be played freely, following the creativity of the musician,...
AddressVia Borgo Mondaino (RN)

Title Village of Mondaino
DescriptionMARINA GATE. This is the beautiful entrance gate to the village and is attributed to modernisation work carried out on the defensive structure, which was commissioned by Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta.  MALATESTA FORTRESS The Malatesta Fortress at Mondaino is built on huge sloping foundations....
AddressCentro storico Mondaino (RN)

Title Piazza Maggiore
Description19th century. This is the most scenic “square” in the province thanks to its semi-circular shape: a wide exedra with neo-classical portico. As central Via Roma leads from here it is affectionately known as the “frying pan square”. This is the heart of the town with the Malatesta castle, a...
Addresspiazza Maggiore Mondaino (RN)