Pesaro, Italy

Pesaro is a town and comune in the Italian region of the Marche, capital of the Pesaro e Urbino province, on the Adriatic. Flanked by cliffs that ring the coastline, Pesaro is a favorite beach destination.

Pesaro has a charming historical centre where visitors can view its main sights including the Casa Rossini, home of the composer Rossini. The Ceramics Museum is interesting, as is the Rocca and the Oliverian Archeological Museum.

Things to see and do

* Ducal Palace
* Rocca Costanza (Castle)
* Piazza del Popolo and the Palazzo Ducale
* Ceramics Museum
* Casa Rossini – home of the composer Rossini

General Information

Cruise Season – Feb - Jan
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – Italian
Population – 95,050 approx
Land Area – 126 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 39

Port Location – The port of Pesaro is located approximately .5km from the town centre.

Transport Links – The Pesaro e Urbino province is linked by an excellent road and rail network from the north and south, with the Bologna-Ancona mainline railway (Train stations: Pesaro, Fano). Rome can be reached easily along the SS.3 Via Flaminia with a rail connection via Falconara and Orte.

From the Raffaello Sanzio Airport at Falconara (Ancona) there are daily flights to and from many national and international destinations.

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