The sound of Pesaro, Italian Capital of Culture 2024

A tour in the theatres of Pesaro-Urbino, land of Rossini and Raffaello in the year of Pesaro, Italian Capital of Culture


Lenght of Tour: 5 days / 4 nights 
Suggested time: January/December


Let yourself be surprised and conquered by a land full of charming cities and villages, through a tour created to discover the hidden historic theaters. From the Renaissance to the 19th century the love of its inhabitants for entertainment, dance and opera, brought to life more than 100 artistic and architectural jewels. 

Be ready to immerse yourself in the world of Rossini, visiting his birthplace, the National Museum dedicated to him. Be moved by the notes written by him and interpreted by wonderful artists in hidden treasures in the region. The Tour continues by taking us to admire the paintings of Raffello Sanzio and the many masterpieces exhibited at the National Gallery of the Marche in Urbino before moving to Gradara to reveal the famous love story of Piero and Francesca. Here you can relax with a view of the rolling hills of the Marche.


Worth to visit:
  • Little jewels - Visit to the historic theaters: Tiberini, Apollo, Raffaello Sanzio and Bramante
  • Private Artistic Performances - Two concerts and one extraordinary paint
    theatre performance
  • Pesaro - Capital of culture 2024 
  • Gradara - Visit of Rocca di Gradara where Paolo and Francesca lived their tragic love story mentioned by Dante Alighieri in its famous “Divina Commedia part 1: Inferno” 


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Tour Programme

Proposal for an indicative itinerary. The tour can be modified and adapted to any requests for further insights on topics chosen by the custom.

Day 1 - Arrival in Pesaro

Arrival in Pesaro by own means. Accomodation at 4* Hotel

In the afternoon meeting with the guide at the hotel. Guided tour of Pesaro, Italian Capital of Culture 2024, includign Museo Nazionale Rossini and Casa di Rossini. 

Dinner in selected restaurant with menu inspired by Rossini. Return to the hotel on foot.


Day 2 - San Lorenzo in Campo / Mondavio

Breakfast in the hotel. Meeting with the guide at the hotel and departure to San Lorenzo in Campo.
Visit of Abbazia Benedettina and Teatro Tiberini (exclusive opening) with private concert.

IL BEL CANTO ITALIANO - Studio Lirico Internazionale – Private Concert
Music: Gioachino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, Giuseppe Verdi

Tasting lunch in Farroteca (specialized in farro-based dishes). In the afternoon visit of Rocca Roveresca and Teatro Apollo in Mondavio. 

Visit of a winery in the surroundings with tasting of local wine and products. Return to Pesaro. Free dinner.


Day 3 - Urbino / Urbania

Breakfast in the hotel. Meeting with the guide at the hotel and departure to Urbino to visit Palazzo Ducale and Teatro Sanzio.

Departure to Urbania. Lunch in a restaurant in the historical centre. In the afternoon visit of Teatro Bramante of Urbania.

CONCERT FOR HARP AND VOICE - private concert
Music: N. Vaccaj, G. Crescentini – chamber and didactic arias

Afterwards extraordinary Paint Theatre performance by Giuliano Del Sorbo on Guglielmo Tell ouverture by Gioachino Rossini.

Guided walk through the village of Urbania. Return to Pesaro. Free dinner.


Day 4 - Gradara / Fiorenzuola

Breakfast in hotel. Meeting with the guide at the hotel and departure to Gradara to visit the Rocca. Free time to do shopping in the several craft shops and souvenirs shops in this suggestive village. Lunch in a restaurant, in the historical centre.

Departure to Fiorenzuola di Focara. Visit of the village and photo stop to enjoy the stunning view on the sea.

Retrun to Pesaro. Free dinner.


Day 5 - Departure 

Breakfast in the hotel and check-out of the rooms. Departure by own means.


The visits order may change for operational needs without changing the content.


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  • 4 nights with breakfast at 4* hotel in double room
  • Entrance tickets for: Museo Nazionale Rossini and Rossini’s birththouse in Pesaro; Abbazia Benedettina in San Lorenzo in Campo, Rocca Roveresca and Teatro Apollo in Mondavio; Palazzo Ducale and Teatro Sanzio in Urbino; Rocca in Gradara 
  • HD guide in Pesaro
  • FD guide in San Lorenzo in Campo plus Modavio
  • FD guide in Urbino plus Urbania
  • FD guide in Gradara plus Fiorenzuola di Focara
  • 1 welcome dinner in Pesaro, without drinks 
  • 1 lunch in San Lorenzo in Campo, without drinks
  • 1 lunch in Urbania, without drinks
  • 1 lunch in Gradara, without drinks
  • visit of a winery with wine tasting
  • 2 private concerts
  • 1 private artistic performance
  • earphones rental for the whole tour


  • Tourist tax of € 3.00 per person per night to be paid locally (mandatory)
  • Drinks during meals
  • Bus
  • Tour leader
  • Any extras and tips
  • Anything not expressly indicated in the "price includes".

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