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Palazzo dei Consoli

Piazza Grande, 06024 Gubbio PG, Italy

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About Palazzo dei Consoli

The Palazzo dei Consoli is located in Piazza Grande, in Gubbio, and represents one of the most impressive public buildings in Italy.  The palace was the first building to have running water, used to power the splendid fountain located inside the palace. It was built between 1332 and 1349, according to some scholars on a project by Angelo da Orvieto, according to others on the project of the Eugubino Matteo Gattaponi. The architects were inspired by the disappeared Palazzo dei Capitani del Popolo



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Piazza Grande0.04km from Palazzo dei Consoli

Piazza Grande in Gubbio, one of the most evocative medieval urban realizations, was built starting from 1321: it was built in the center of gravity of the city, with impressive works of the arrangement of the supporting structures of the hanging space and of the buildings themselves, which appear almost oversized compared historical core.

Monte Cucco Park13.41km from Palazzo dei Consoli

The Monte Cucco park is a protected natural area of the Umbria region that encompasses the territories adjacent to Monte Cucco and was established in 1995. The surface of the park extends for about 105 km², and is included in the territory of 4 municipalities, all located in Umbria. The Monte Cucco Park is an extremely varied environment: from huge beech woods to extensive prairies.

Monte Cucco13.43km from Palazzo dei Consoli

The Monte Cucco is a mountain located in Umbria, along with the ' Apennines Umbria and Marche, in the area of' Gubbio, including in the territory of the municipalities of Costacciaro, Splinter and Pascelupo, Moat Vico, and Seal . Since 1995 it has become a protected area with the name of Monte Cucco Park.  Mount Cucco is a sort of large reservoir for the rainwater that falls on the Eastern Umbrian Apennines. One of the good trekking areas and also you can spend some good times here.

Monte Catria15.72km from Palazzo dei Consoli

The Monte Catria is a mountain dell ' Umbria-Marche Apennines high 1701 meters above sea level located along the border between Umbria and Marche, in the territory of the municipalities of Cagli, Cantiano, Pediment, and Serra Sant'Abbondio and the municipality of Scheggia and Pascelupo: it is the central and highest of the three main massifs in the area: Monte Nerone to the north and Monte Cucco to the south respectively, with the southern part of the massif which falls within the Monte Cucco Pa

Monastery of Fonte Avellana, Scriptorium.17.77km from Palazzo dei Consoli

The monastery of Fonte Avellana , dedicated to the Holy Cross, is located in the municipality of Serra Sant'Abbondio , in the province of Pesaro and Urbino , on the slopes of Monte Catria. Its origins date back to the end of the first millennium AD and are closely linked to the history of the Camaldolese congregation . The hermitage was perhaps founded by San Romualdo in 980 .

Monte Catria20.08km from Palazzo dei Consoli

The Monte Catria is a mountain dell ' Umbria-Marche Apennines high 1701 meters above sea level located along the border between Umbria and Marche, in the territory of the municipalities of Cagli, Cantiano, Pediment and Serra Sant'Abbondio and the municipality of Scheggia and Pascelupo: it is the central and highest of the three main massifs in the area: Monte Nerone to the north and Monte Cucco to the south respectively, with the southern part of the massif which falls within the Monte Cucco Par

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The region of Umbria is in central Italy and is an attractive destination for a low-key, pleasant holiday.  It is one of the few Italian regions to have no coastline, and its countryside is green and fertile, much of it wooded and hilly. Umbria is often described as a walkers' paradise.