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Palazzo Segni (Town Hall of Novafeltria)

Novafeltria

    An elegant 17th-century building with a portico and three floors, it was the summer residence of the Segni Counts of Bologna. It now houses the town hall as well as Grand’Italia cafe, a unique venue with original Liberty furnishings.

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    Palazzo Lombardini in Novafeltria

    Novafeltria

      Between 19th and 20th century the wealthy family commissioned this massive and charming building to the architect Giuseppe Botticelli Santi. Today Palazzo Lombardini host the famous lyric academy “Voci nel Montefeltro”.

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      Palazzo Cappelli at Secchiano

      Novafeltria

        Palazzo Cappelli is owned by the municipality since 60s. Its original structure dates back to the last decades of 19th century, but was later modified when it became property of Piero Pirazzoli, director of the mine of Perticara. Originally it…

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        Oratory of Santa Marina

        Novafeltria

          Situated at the top of steep steps, highlighting how it is almost grafted onto the rocky spur, it is a very slender and unusual Romanesque church.

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          Sulphur, Perticara’s mining history museum

          Novafeltria

            Sulphur, Perticara's mining history museum, is one of the first significant examples of industrial archeology in Italy. Since 2002 the old Certino sulphur workings have been adapted into modern and fascinating museum spaces, while outside of the museum, the original…

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            Fountain in the square of Novafeltria

            Novafeltria

              In the centre of the principal square of Novafeltria there is a sandstone fountain, which was built in 1898. Before that, there was a well where people of Novafeltria used to come and pick water and where farm animals could…

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              Municipal library

              Novafeltria

                Historical record indicates that the building was erected between 1936 and 1942 to perform the function of a clinic. It was then restored in the 8os and from 2007 on it has become the municipal library.

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                Church of Santa Barbara

                Novafeltria

                  Built in the 50s, the church is made from sandstone coming from Monte Aquilone. Precious to its construction was the volunteer work of sulphur miners. The church contains a 17th-century painting depicting Santa Barbara, patron saint of miners.

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                  Uffogliano

                  Novafeltria

                    Although largely destroyed, the ancient castle can still be entered via a mediaeval road cut out of the rock. The church and rectory are fine examples of rural church architecture.

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                    Torricella

                    Novafeltria

                      This fortified mediaeval village reveals its past starting with the prehistoric sacrificial altar. A little further away, the village of Libiano is worth visiting.

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                      Sartiano

                      Novafeltria

                        Sartiano is a very characteristic village, which offers an breathtaking view of the valley. The parish church of San Biagio houses wonderful works of art, including large altar pieces.

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                        Perticara

                        Novafeltria

                          Thanks to Mounts Perticara, Pincio and Aquilone this village, inhabited as early as the Iron Age, is ideal for excursions, for climbing, on its gruelling rock faces, for hang-gliding and for Rambo-style fun at Skypark adventure park. The area dates from the protohistoric, Etruscan…

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                          Miniera

                          Novafeltria

                            An interesting residential district for the mining workforce. Built in the late 19th century, the recreational facilities, store and church remain. It is worth visiting thanks to its evocative force.

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                            Village of Ca’ Rosello

                            Novafeltria

                              Ca' Rosello is a very small village that in the past formed the town of Secchiano Marecchia. Its name comes from the one of an ancient noble family that used to live there. Their name is also associated with the…

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                              The Fortress of Francesco di Giorgio Martini

                              San Leo

                                It is named in honour of the Siena-born architect commissioned by Federico da Montefeltro in 1479 to redesign the layout of the mediaeval keep. Now a museum, it remains an important example of military architecture. During the late 14th century it was conquered…

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