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Metauro

Metauro, Province of Pesaro and Urbino, Italy

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Metauro

The Metauro is the main river of the region Marche for long with 121 km of the course total, average flow rate ' water and basin extension.  It originates from a wide range of springs and streams in Badia Tedalda, between Alpe Della Luna, Mount Nerone, and the upstream Catria. One of the famous rivers in this area and it is one of the main water sources of this area.



Attractions near Metauro

Marmitte dei Giganti13.57km from Metauro

The potholes of the giants are deep pit-shaped depressions in the rocks, which arise from river erosion in locations that were covered by glaciers.  The potholes of the giants were formed with the melting waters of the glaciers, which flowed through the crevasses and especially the glacial mills.  The largest "potholes of the giants" are found, by their very nature, where large glaciers are or were.

Civic Museum of Palazzo Mosca18.45km from Metauro

The Civic Museums have been housed since 1936 in the headquarters of Palazzo Mosca, former residence of one of the most important families of the Pesaro nobility. The displays occupy five halls in the first floor, and include works from diverse centuries. Among the Renaissance works is the large altarpiece, called the Pesaro Altarpiece or Pala di Pesaro, depicting the Coronation of the Virgin (1475) by Giovanni Bellini. It was originally located in the church of San Francesco, Pesaro.

Gola del Furlo19.11km from Metauro

The gorge or Furlo pass is a gorge located between Mount Pietralata and Mount Paganuccio, created by the erosive force of the Candigliano river, a tributary of the Metauro. Over the millennia it has reached a considerable depth, which however is no longer visible due to the dam, built-in 1922, which reduced the impetuous stream to a placid lake. It is located in the province of Pesaro-Urbino in the territory of the municipalities of Fermignano, Fossombrone, Cagli, and Acqualagna.

Passo del Furlo19.2km from Metauro

The gorge or Furlo pass is a gorge located between Mount Pietralata and Mount Paganuccio, created by the erosive force of the Candigliano river, a tributary of the Metauro. Over the millennia it has reached a considerable depth, which however is no longer visible due to the dam, built-in 1922, which reduced the impetuous stream to a placid lake. It is located in the province of Pesaro-Urbino in the territory of the municipalities of Fermignano, Fossombrone, Cagli, and Acqualagna.

Monte San Bartolo19.59km from Metauro

The Monte San Bartolo Regional Natural Park is a protected natural area of the Marche region, established in 1994, located close to the Adriatic coast in the province of Pesaro and Urbino, touching and "entering" to the north in the municipality of Gabicce Mare and to the south in the Pesaro municipality. On 5 August 2017, it was affected by a serious fire that destroyed 142 hectares of land between Fiorenzuola di Focara and Casteldimezzo.

Villa Imperiale Pesaro19.85km from Metauro

Villa Imperiale is an ancient suburban stately home, located on the hills of Monte San Bartolo near the city of Pesaro, in the Marche region. Renaissance monument, it was built in two different construction phases between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries on a project by Gerolamo Genga. The property includes terraced and intricate Renaissance style gardens. The interior frescoes employed a number of major Mannerist painters including Dosso and Battista Dossi and so more.

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Marche is a central region of Italy on the east coast composed of rolling hills and fertile plains at the base of the Apennine mountains. It is bordered by Umbria in the west, Emilia-Romagna to the north, and Abruzzo to the south.