Explore Pesaro like an insider! Secret locations, experiences and untold stories only the locals know… Our staff are proud to reveal Mercure Local Stories.
WHAT LIES BENEATH THE TOWN AND IN THE FOREST
In the 1700s, an archeology researcher announced the discovery of the lucus...
THE CITY OF MUSIC
Pesaro is the city of music, not only because UNESCO has recognized it as o...
IN GREEN SURROUNDINGS, LITERALLY
If the stairways, the arches, the terraces, and the panoramic veranda on th...
SIT LIKE A LION
Beside Villino Ruggeri and Pomodoro’s Sphere Within Sphere, Piazzale Libert...
From the Latin word trivium, the Trebbio was the intersection of three road...
(ALMOST) A SQUARE KILOMETER OF TILES
To be precise, there are almost 900 m2 (nearly 250 acres) of tiles in the m...
THE TICCHIO AND THE ROSE OF PESARO
The ticchio (climbing plants) and rose decorations are two trademarks of Ma...
THE SEA IS ALSO GOOD FOR YOUR EYES
“Qui faccio buon sangue io” (“I make blood good here”), stated the ceramic ...
There are no tickets for the Bicipolitana (“bike subway”), because to trave...
A DRAMATIC CHURCH
Cross the Istria stone doorway outside Chiesa del Nome di Dio (church of Go...
THE ANCIENT PANTRY
Via dell’Abbondanza references a solution adopted by the locals to face tou...
THE BEST PUPIL
Still today, especially following modern restoration, the fountain known as...
THE WORTHY LOCATION
“Perché non mancasse degno luogo” (“so that a worthy location shan’t lack”)...
THE 18TH-CENTURY LIMO
A sedan, 16’4” long, 9’8” tall, and just over 6’5” wide, was a less-than-hu...
TO GREEN OR NOT TO GREEN
Built in the mid-1600s for Giovanni Mosca, a marquis from Bergamo who moved...
A SPACESHIP IN THE PARK
Born in the late 1800s as a meteorological observatory – an idea of politic...
PESARO ON TWO WHEELS
All the history of motorcycling in the Marche region is present in Pesaro, ...
VIA DELLE GALIGARIE
The origin of the name “Via delle Galigarie” dates back to the Roman Ages, ...
A LYRICAL PIZZA
Exactly like the “regulars” in bars and restaurants that create their favor...
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