Urbania, the city of pottery

Enjoy a special day exploring Urbania, the city of the "Ceramiche Durantine"

Urbania, part of the Province of Pesaro e Urbino, is well-known for the ceramics and majolica production. Even Rossini mentioned it in a letter to Gaetano Donizetti addressed to Prince Metternich In recent years in which he encouragee the purchase of a pottery set from this city. Originally known as Castel delle Ripe, in 1636 its name changed to the current one, in honor of Pope Urban VIII.

Enjoy a guided visit in the most significant places including Palazzo Ducale and a Pottery Lab to discover the process behind "Ceramiche Durantine".

Don't miss the chance to bring with you a souvenir frome the shop before we go on with a thematic food & wine tasting in a local cellar or traditional production places completed by a show cooking/muscial lesson and a dinner ispired by Rossini and the food traditions of the Marche region.


Proposal includes:

  • Visit to a Pottery Lab in Urbania  where a craftman will show and explain the techniques and secrets of the worldwide known “Ceramiche Durantine” (Pottery of Casteldurante). Possibility to buy a souvenir in the Pottery shop
  • Guided tour service  in the chosen language inside Teatro Bramante in Urbania - Exclusive use of the theatre
  • Explanatory lecture in the chosen foreign language before the performance at Teatro Bramante in Urbania
  • Introductive and interpretative  reading in Italian language about the performance (a written copy for foreign guests)..
  • Action Painting  performance at Teatro Bramante in Urbania
  • Private music performance at Teatro Bramante in Urbania (Performance of 2 musicians)
  • Aperitif  with typical local dishes and wines in the “ridotto” of Teatro Bramante in Urbania
  • Special gift&nbspas memory of the experience
  • 24/7 Phone assistance


starting from € 91,00/per person (Group rate)

Proposal not Includes:

  • Transfer
  • Everything not mentioned under "Proposal Includes"
  • Heating inside theatre (if necessary during autumn and winter months)

Optional Services:

  • Bus Transfer
  • Hotel
  • Lunch and dinner reservations
  • Buffet lunch inside the “ridotto” of Teatro Bramante in Urbania
  • Visit to Urbania’s Palazzo Ducale, Museo Civico and Library
  • Guided tour in Urbino, including the visit of Palazzo Ducale, in the chosen language
  • Guided visits in Pesaro and surroundings in the chosen foreign language
  • A special and private visit of the backstage of Teatro Rossini in Pesaro in the chosen language to discover the secrets of this amazing venue (not during the Rossini Opera Festival in August)
  • Aperitif in the ridotto of Teatro Rossini with typical food & wine dishes of the territory
  • Visit to Villa Caprile, built as a summer house by the Marquis Giovanni Mosca, which included fountains with water play (only summer season)


The effective implementation of the proposals depends upon the availability of the chosen places and services. It is possible to change the program by choosing different events and guided visits according to the requests or the interests of clients. To customize your package contact us and let us now what you need.

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