Pesaro is a gorgeous coastal town situated on the eastern side of Italy in the Marche region. 

Pesaro is a city and comune in the Italian region of Marche, capital of the Province of Pesaro e Urbino, on the Adriatic Sea. According to the 2011 census, its population was 95,011, making it the second most populous city in the Marche, after Ancona.

As a tourist destination, Pesaro benefits from its fantastic stretch of golden beaches and is a popular location for Italians to visit during the summer months. Furthermore, the Parco Naturale del Monte San Bartolo is one of the most important in the region and is explored by thousands each year. Aside from the beach and natural landscapes, Pesaro also has some gorgeous historical buildings such as the Palazzo Ducale, and a plethora of intriguing museums such as the Morbidelli Motorbike Museum.


Pesaro was dubbed “Cycling City” (Città della Bicicletta) by Italian environmentalist association Legambiente in recognition of its extensive network of bicycle paths and promotion of cycling.

It is also known as “City of Music” as it is the birthplace of the composer Gioacchino Rossini. In 2015 the Italian Government applied for Pesaro to be declared a “Creative City” in UNESCO‘s World Heritage sites. In 2017 Pesaro received the European City of Sport award together with AostaCagliari and Vicenza.

Local industries include fishing, furniture making and tourism.

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Civic Sites



Municipality of Pesaro
Piazza del Popolo, 1 61121 Pesaro
(+39) 0721387111