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Torriana and Montebello 26Km


Torriana and Montebello are characteristic destinations of the territory subject to the Malatesta Lords. Famous medieval family in our area.

On top of a rocky spur is the ancient “Scorticata” with the remains of the Malatesta Fortress and the Tower.

Not far away, on another peak, stands the village of Montebello where you can visit the Rocca dei Guidi di Bagno which still living there.

This is one of the prettiest parts of the Rimini area surrounded by an untouched nature; the old “ Scorticata” stands at the top of a high rocky spur with the remains of the Malatesta Fortress and Tower.

It is worth a visit!

Montebello is a tiny town where there is a mysterious history.

When you go there you will feel special sensations. It holds the secrets of the ghost ofAzzurrina.

Azzurrina was a special girl, that disappeared when she was playing with a ball in the castle. So during summer solstice you will hear the voice of Azzurrina.

The two locations also have renowned restaurants and taverns serving traditional cuisine.


Novafeltria 42Km

Novafeltria is in the heart of the mid-Marecchia valley.

You can visit the elegant Piazza Vittorio Emanuele and the Oratory of St. Marina.

The entire municipal area is very interesting, with a few outlying villages well worth visiting, like Perticara which is surrounded by a pine forest on one of the slopes of Mount Aquilone.

Pennabilli 58Km

Pennabilli is located in the high Marecchia Valley, along the western side of Carpegna Mountain, which slopes down towards the Marecchia River.

It owes its urban layout to the union of two castles: Billi on Rupe and Penna on Roccione. It was inhabited by the Umbrians, Etruscans and Romans. It was a feudal territory of the lords of Carpegna, before passing to the Malatesta family.

Most of its territory is within the grounds of the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Natural Park; it is a great area for taking relaxing walks in the lush Apennines.

San Leo 45Km

The rocky pinnacle of San Leo soars high and lofty above the foothills of the central Italian Appennines, behind the Republic of San Marino and the Rimini Riccione Riviera, in the Val
Marecchia. From San Leo you can enjoy a magnificent view along the Marecchia valley to the sea.

The town itself is a cluster of ancient cottages nestled between a prominent watchtower and a magnificent medieval fortress.

It is the protagonist of an extraordinary number of mysterious pagan and sacred legends, as the mysterious story of the alchemist Count Cagliostro.

It’s a famous tourist destination,  the marvellous capital of art, known for its historical and geopolitical events, is the fulcrum of the historical region of Montefeltro and is the city that gave it its name.

In addition to the suggestive fortress, you can admire the ancient Romanesque buildings:
Pieve, Cathedral and Tower.


Santarcangelo di Romagna 24Km

Santarcangelo di Romagna set on a gentle hill, called Colle di Giove, it’s a medieval village.

It is one of the most suggestive tiny town in Romagna with centuries old history, a noble atmosphere and builings dating back a thousand years.

The old town centre is a lively place with wine bars, excellent restaurants, beautiful churches and narrow streets.

There are many reasons why Santarcangelo deserves to be visited: for its strong Romagna identity and the atmosphere of a large village, for its architectural beauty, for the international events and festivals. Every moment of the year is an opportunity to plan a visit to the town, taste homemade dishes and handmade pasta and enjoy its sites.


Verucchio 29 KM

Verucchio is a medieval town with interesting historic buildings.
The power of the Malatesta began here.

In Villa Verucchio, there is the Franciscan Convent which, according to tradition, was founded by San Francesco in 1213.

Numerous artefacts are preserved in the Civic Archaeological Museum.

Restaurants, taverns and trattorias in these parts offer typical dishes of the Romagna tradition.