"Urbino" Urbino by stefano99
Urbino Travel Guide: 55 reviews and 156 photos
The famous renaissance city of Urbino, the birthplace of Raphaello is well worth a visit.
The city is full of steep narrow streets leading to piazzas, few cars are allowed into the city, so it is a pleasant, healthy and interesting walk.
The Duke's palace is a large imposing building and the centre piece of the walled city. The palace contains two famous paintings by Piero della Francesca, 'The Ideal City' and 'Flagellation'.
This photo shows the street leading up from the main carpark into the centre of Urbino.
- Pros:Pretty, historic, university town.
- Cons:Off the beaten track
To get a real feel for life in the university town of Urbino, it is a good idea to get a table in a busy area such as... more travel advice
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