The Duke Feast

The Duke Feast

The Duke Feast (“La festa del Duca”) started in 1982 to celebrate the centenary of the Duke Federico da Montefeltro’s death. The old glory of Urbino are remembered around the Duke palace with musicians, acrobats, jugglers and dancers, which are followed by ability contests of flag bearers, drummers and crossbowmen. (more…)

feste e sagre annuali a urbino

The Kite Festival

Urbino Kite Festival

The Kite festival is loved by all citizens of Urbino. Build kites in Urbino is a very old tradition, which has produced a developmental research, leading to Urbino modern kites and a lot of initiatives related to the world of flight. (more…)

festa dell aquilone - urbino

Palio Della Rana

palio della rana - fermignano

The Pro Loco Association of Fermignano (a town 10 km from Urbino) in order to let new generations experience the old ceremonies, restores the most original challenge, the race of frogs in wheelbarrow, naming it “Palio Della Rana”. (more…)

palio della rana - fermignano

Palio dei Conti Oliva

palio dei conti oliva

The Palio dei Conti Oliva takes place in the medieval village of Piandimeleto where the noble family of Oliva (XIV-XV century) used to celebrate the brave knights returning from glorious battles with sumptuous banquets, entertainments and skill contests between the archers, (more…)

palio dei conti oliva