Behind the beachfront hotels and coastal crowds of Pesaro resides a charming Old Town that bursts with culture and charisma. With its fabulous tourists facilities and blissful beach, Pesaro primarily allures those seeking sun and sand, however also offers culture connoisseurs a colourful offering of art and architecture. One of the town’s most famous residents is the composer Rossini, a musical genius who was so enamoured with his home town that he left all of his possessions to it.
In the city’s atmospheric historical heart, an bustling and beautiful square resides. The Piazza del Popolo is the town’s spiritual and social centre, and the quaint cafes that surround it are perfect places from which to admire the ornate decorations of the central fountain. The pristine Palazzo Ducale is sure to demand your attention with its filigreed façade and imperial majesty; built in the 15th century, the structure is a sophisticated symbol of the town’s aristocratic affluence.
The inspiring quality of Pesaro’s rich and rural surroundings is confirmed in Casa Rossini, a museum dedicated to the life and works of the town’s most famous export. Paintings, personal items and portraits provides an intriguing insight into the life of this magnificent musician.
In the decadent depths of Commodoro, diners can enjoy a imitable atmosphere inspired by the maritime majesty of the town. This refined yet rustic restaurant promotes classic culinary concepts executed using the finest ingredients available. Signature dishes change regularly according to the bounty of the sea, but guests can expect to sample succulent prawns and grilled fish. (Viale Trieste 269 61121 Pesaro, Italy)