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Fano is a city in Marche. Known as Fanum Fortunae in Roman times, the city today is a fairly well-known coastal resort and one of the most important Adriatic fishing ports. Fano is a tourist destination for those looking for quality of life, with a first rate cultural, historical and environmental heritage, enabling visitors within a distance of a few kilometres to enjoy the sea as well as the delightful hilly inland countryside. The port divides the coast of Fano into two, with Sassonia beach to the east and the sandy Lido to the west. A number of other wide beaches and small bays are to be found along the coast on both sides of the town at Fosso Sejore, Metaurilia, Torrette and provide welcoming natural environments the tourist.

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By plane[edit]

Fano has its own airport. Fano Airport is an airport in Italy (ICAO: LIDF), located 1 km southeast of Fano. The airport is used for general aviation, with no commercial airline service, but is possible to rent an aero taxi. In the airport there are a well known Parachute and Aviation School.

By train[edit]

There is a 1 railway station. Trains run up and down the coast from Fano, to Pesaro, Rimini and Bologna in the north and Ancona to the south.

By car[edit]

The A14, a six-lane motorway known as the autostrada adriatica, runs from Bologna to Taranto. The SS 73 bis heads inland towards Rome, Umbria e Toscana.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Arco di Augusto Arch of Augustus (Fano) on Wikipedia
  • 2 Palazzo Malatestiano
  • 3 Rocca Malatestiana
  • 4 Bastione Sangallo
  • 5 Chiesa e Convento di S. Maria Nuova
  • 6 San Pietro in Valle San Pietro in Valle, Fano on Wikipedia
  • 7 Eremo di Monte Giove
  • 8 Palazzo del Podestà an der Piazza XX Settembre
  • 9 Piazza del Popolo
  • 10 Duomo Santa Maria Assunta Fano Cathedral on Wikipedia


There is a long beach:

  • 1 Bagni Torrette
  • 2 Bagni Hermes
  • 3 Bagni Azzura





  • Relais Villa Giulia, Via di Villa Giulia, Località San Biagio 40 Fano, +39 0721 823159, fax: +39 0721 837076. The lounges and the bedrooms are fully furnished with the antique original furniture and all around there are the books and the objects of daily use from the past. The cosy self catered apartments are in the park, and overlook the sea too. The lush landscaped gardens face the sea and are full of enchanting spots, the panoramic swimming pool lies between the olives and the vineyards and faces the sea too. B&B and self catered accommodations, breakfast, lunch and dinner (May-Sep), bicycles, parking, aircon, wifi.


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