Urbino, principal "art city" of Le Marche, Italy

Urbino

Urbino

Urbino

Urbino, principal "art city" of Le Marche, Italy

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Urbino boasted one of the most luminous courts in Europe during the 15 C.Duke Federico da Montefeltro gathered around him the greatest painters, poets and scholars of his day. The Ducal Palace of Urbino still houses many of the splendid works of art that were produced during this period and is an essential stop on any tour of Italy. At the Urbino court, Piero della Francesca wrote on the science of perspective and Francesco di Giorgio Martini wrote his Treatise on Architecture. The Book of the Courtier byCastiglione set standards of what characterised a modern European gentleman for centuries to come.

Worth a visit. More about the magnificent city of Urbino.

Full day private minibus transport to Urbino from Florence and Chianti

Maurizio Manuelli offers full day private minibus transport for your group of up to 8 persons going to Urbino beginning at and returning to your vacation accommodation in Florence or the Chianti Classico area. Convenience and comfort with your own driver and air-conditioned minibus. 

More about minibus tours to Urbino.

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Anna Maria Baldini

About Anna Maria Baldini

Anna Maria is a frequent contributor to web content on life in Tuscany. She researches all aspects of Tuscan life, with emphasis on history, art, architecture and the culture of the people of this beautiful region of Italy.