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61010 Conca, Province of Pesaro and Urbino, Italy

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Conca

The Conca is a river in the provinces of Pesaro and Urbino and Rimini. The Conca is a torrential watercourse that originates at over 1200 meters above sea level from Mount Carpegna in the Marche region.  The river forms the border between the municipality of Cattolica and that of Misano Adriatico. It receives two tributaries in the municipality of Misano Adriatico: the Fossa del Molino and the Stream.

Attractions near Conca

Fortress of San Leo10.49km from Conca

The fort of San Leo, also known as the fortress of San Leo, is located in the municipality of the same name in the province of Rimini. It is located on the top of the rocky peak that overlooks the town of Leontine and dominates the Valmarecchia. In 2015 it registered 72 617 visitors.  Since December 2014, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has been managing it through the Emilia-Romagna Museum Complex, which in December 2019 became the Regional Directorate for Museums.

Monte Carpegna12.18km from Conca

The Monte Carpegna is a mountain range of ' Tuscan-Romagna, located longitudinally northwest-southeast on the border between Marche, Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, in the area Montefeltro. The Monte Carpegna nearby is a ski resort. The communal territory is included in the Sasso Simone and Simoncello Regional Park.

Sasso di Simone16.2km from Conca

The Sasso di Simone is a huge block of limestone that rises like a regular parallelepiped from the mountains of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, reaching an altitude of 1204 m asl and dominating the Montefeltro region. Today it is part of the Sasso di Simone Nature Reserve between the province of Arezzo and the province of Pesaro-Urbino.

Casa Santi19.46km from Conca

Casa Santi or Rafael's Birthplace is a museum in the city of Urbino. It belongs to the Historic Center of Urbino, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1998.  The house where Raphael was born in 1483 was built in the 14th century and, since 1460, Giovanni Santi, father of the famous painter, who was himself a painter and poet, lived there.  In 1637 the building was acquired by Muzio Oddi, a local architect; and in 1837 it became the headquarters of the Rafael Academy.

The oratory of San Giovanni Battista, Sant'Antonio Abate and San Giacomo Apostolo is located in Urbino in via Barocci , under the Albornoz fortress, and is one of the main city monuments. The external façade underwent a radical restoration in the neo - Gothic style at the beginning of the 20th century, based on a project by Diomede Catalucci.

The cathedral of Urbino is the main church of the city and the cathedral of the archdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant'Angelo in Vado. It has remained similar in size to the previous Renaissance cathedral, demolished by the earthquake of 1789, and has been rebuilt in a neoclassical style; it measures 64.5 m in length, 36.8 m in width, and 50 m in height. It is dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta. In November 1950, Pope Pius XII elevated it to the dignity of a minor basilica.

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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.