Verucchio: Entry to the "Rocca"

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Known as "Rocca del Sasso" due to its position on the rocky spur that dominates the town, the valley and the plain to the Adriatic Sea, it is a Malatesta estate from the 12th century, whose oldest traces are visible in the basements.

 

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Open to visitors

Now it is the venue for conferences, cultural  events, shows and exhibitions.
1 April - 30 June: every day 10.00 - 12.30; 14:30 to 18:30;
1 July - 31 August: every day 10.00 - 12.30; 15:00 to 19:30;
September: every day 10.00 - 12.30; 14:30 to 18:30;
October 1 - March 31: Saturday 10:00 to 13:00; 14:30 to 18:30; Sundays and holidays 10.00-13.00; 14.30-18.00. Closed 01/01 and 25/12.
not wheelchair accessible
how to get:
located in the center;
reachable by bus
There is also a bus service called VALMA BASS, toll-free number 800-910609 every weekday from 8.00 to 12.00.
Price 3.50 E

Highlights

Here was born Malatesta da Verucchio said the "Centenario", which Dante puts in the Inferno of his Divine Comedy as Mastin Vecchio. Leader and conqueror of lands and cities, then became governor of Rimini where, since 1295, the Lordship develop his power maintaining Verucchio as a strategic garrison and bulwark against adverse dominion of Montefeltro. Also for this reason the Fortress was enlarged in 1449 by the most important representatives of the Malatesta, Sigismondo Pandolfo.
 

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