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Places in historical and artistic value in VERUCCHIO (RN)

Title Villanovian Municipal Archaeological Museum
DescriptionIn the mediaeval monastery of the Augustinian Fathers and adjacent 14th-century church of Sant’Agostino, this is an internationally renowned museum due to the rarity, quality and quantity of artefacts on display. These come from local necropolises dating from the early Iron Age. The artefacts...
AddressVia Sant' Agostino, 14 Verucchio (RN)

Title Cloister of St. Francis and church of Santa Croce
DescriptionIn Villa Verucchio, the church houses a precious fresco (Crucifixion), a masterpiece by the “fourteenth-century Rimini school” whose artists include the so-called “Maestro of Verucchio”. Outside is a patriarch tree, the oldest cypress in Europe, which is about 23 metres tall and according to...
AddressVia Convento, 150 Verucchio (RN)

Title Romanesque church
DescriptionParish church of San Martino 10th century Surrounded by ancient olive trees and at the foot of the rocky spur on which the old town is built, the Romanesque church is reached by descending towards Villa Verucchio. An example of severe Romanesque-Gothic architecture, it stood along the Roman Iter...
AddressVia Borgo Sant’Antonio Verucchio (RN)

Title Collegiate Church San Martino
DescriptionThe interior is decorated in Baroque and Renaissance styles, and was originally all sky-blue and white, with gold decorations. In the Collegiate church, some different altarpieces and fournishings from churches in Verucchio have been collected; of these, tha canvas of the high altar is...
AddressVia Marconi, 1 Verucchio (RN)

Title Village of Verucchio
DescriptionAt the end of the 19th century, the town hall was transferred to the Ripa family palace that overlooks PIAZZA MALATESTA. It houses a number of precious paintings. “The Triumph of Galatea” and “Venus and Adonis” and are attributed to Ignazio Stern whereas the two ovals depicting female figures,...
AddressCentro storico Verucchio (RN)

Title Malatesta Fortress
DescriptionKnown as “Sasso Fortress” due to its position on a rocky spur (or “sasso”) overlooking the town, valley and plains as far as the Adriatic, it was owned by the Malatesta from as early as the 12th century and its oldest ruins can still be seen in the dungeons. This is where Malatesta da Verucchio,...
AddressVia Rocca, 42 Verucchio (RN)

Title piazza Malatesta
DescriptionAt the end of the 19th century, the town hall was transferred to the Ripa family palace that overlooks PIAZZA MALATESTA. It houses a number of precious paintings:  “The Triumph of Galatea” and “Venus and Adonis” and are attributed to Ignazio Stern whereas the two ovals depicting female figures,...
AddressCentro storico Verucchio (RN)

Title City gate Passerello and fortress
DescriptionAs you head along via Marconi, past the Collegiate church, you have a lovely view of Torriana, the Marecchia valley and a large 14-century tower, now a viewpoint. Eventually, you come to the hamlet of Passerello, in the upper section of the town and once the site of a fortress of the same name....
AddressCentro storico Verucchio (RN)

Title Moat walls
DescriptionThe splendid city walls have recently been renovated, restoring the might of the defensive system built by the Malatesta. A visit also affords breathtaking views.
AddressCentro storico Verucchio (RN)