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Places in historical and artistic value in SANTARCANGELO DI ROMAGNA (RN)

Title Mangano Old cloth printing workshop
DescriptionCloth has been printed in this shop since 1600, using the same colours, the same methods and the same wooden blocks inherited from traditional local decorative art. The cloth is smoothed using a "Wheel Mangle" made of wood and stones which dates from the 17th century. In terms of weight and size,...
AddressVia Cesare Battisti, 15 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Permanent Museum - In the World of Tonino Guerra
DescriptionThis museum presents works by Tonino Guerra, born in Santarcangelo on 16 March 1920, dearly loved in Romagna for his paintings and other works of art, and internationally famous for his poetry and screenplays. He died on 21 March 2012. Guerra’s creative interests extended to many fields, and over...
AddressEx Monte di Pietà, via della Costa 15 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Musas - Archaeological History Museum
DescriptionThe museum groups together, presents and promotes the town’s archaeological, historical, artistic and architectural treasures.It is housed in the seventeenth-century Palazzo Cenci. The museum features sections on archaeology, history and art. The artistic section on the other hand, follows the...
AddressVia Della Costa, 26 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title The Button Museum
DescriptionThe collection, with over 8500 buttons, is divided in to 3 sections. The first section has about 5000 buttons linked with Italy’s political, social and fashion history in the 1900’s, with references to world history as well. The second section includes about 1300 buttons made in over 50 different...
AddressVia della Costa, 11 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Ethnografic Museum of the Uses and Habits of the People of Romagna
DescriptionThe Ethnografic Museum houses and exhibits demo-ethno-anthropological artefacts found in and around the Cesena - Rimini area, thus creating a cultural and research centre that deals with various aspects of the popular traditions of the part of the region known as Southern Romagna. Its objectives...
AddressVia Montevecchi, 41 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title The Sanctuary of the Madonna di Casale
DescriptionIn Casale from 1596 on, just after the first miraculous events, a large Marian sanctuary was built and dedicated to the Visitation. It was a grand church that was begun in 1596 and was completed in 1605. It was destroyed by the Germans in retreat in 1944 and was then rebuilt in its modern form in...
AddressVia Emilia Vecchia, 533 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Collegiate Church
DescriptionXVIII century. The collegiate church of Santarcangelo is one of the most important 18th century buildings in the whole territory of Rimini; built between 1744 and 1758 by Gian Francesco Buonamici, Chamber architect and architect of the cathedral of Ravenna, with its grandiose and refined interior...
AddressPiazza Balacchi, 7 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Church of San Michele Arcangelo
DescriptionThis fine, poetic building is one of the most important examples of ecclesiastical architecture from the early Middle Ages. It is located on the outskirts of Santarcangelo and is probably the oldest church in the Rimini area, dedicated to the patron saint of the city. The building dates back to...
AddressVia la Pieve Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Village of Santarcangelo di Romagna
DescriptionThe heart of the historic town is set on a gentle hill named Colle Giove, the Hill of Jupiter; here you can still see the distinctive layout of a mediaeval fortified village. The Middle Ages left an indelible mark on the upper part of the town, dominated by the usual fortress, a strategic defence...
AddressCentro storico Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Malatesta Fortress
DescriptionHistorical references to the Fortress date back to the 9th century and recall Fredrick Barbarossa, the struggles between the Guelphs and the Ghibellines, the tragedy of Paolo and Francesca and the long seignory of Malatesta family (1248-1471). It was a Malatesta, more precisely Sigismondo...
AddressVia Rocca Malatestiana, 4 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Fountain del Prato sommerso of the Underground Lawn
DescriptionDesigned by the eclectic local poet and artist _Tonino Guerra,_ the fountain combines cool water with poetic charm, as does his other work and installations found in various parts of the town. Called “Places of the Soul” they form an itinerary that is too beautiful and unique for visitors to miss.
AddressViale Gaetano Marini Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Piazza delle Monache and Piazzetta Galassi
DescriptionThis is one of the most beautiful squares in the historic centre and many architecturally prestigious buildings overlook it. An unusual medieval well stands in the centre of Piazza delle Monache. - How to get there: situated in the old town centre, easily reached on foot.
AddressPiazza delle Monache Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Teodorani caves
DescriptionConsidered one of Santarcangelo’s monumental grottoes, this is an extremely interesting and fascinating place to visit and its Latin cross layout makes it reminiscent of an underground basilica. It is 47.5 metres long and 2.5 metres wide with a central corridor, with 28 niches along its sides,...
AddressVia Pio Massani, 8 Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Ruggeri caves
DescriptionSantarcangelo is a little pearl in the Valmarecchia, a very special village which merits a tranquil visit, to savour its unusual atmosphere. Enigma, mystery, charm of the past, push the visitor to Santarcangelo towards the "strange" structures which riddle the Mons Jovis, the tufaceous hill upon...
AddressVia Ruggeri Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)

Title Ganganelli Arch
DescriptionA huge triumphal arch built in 1777 by the people of the city in honour of Pope Clemente XIV (1705 - 1774) who was born in Santarcangelo. - how to get there: Situated in the historic centre. Buses and timetable
AddressPiazza Ganganelli Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)