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Visit: Castello di Gradara, Piazza Cinque Novembre 1, 61012 Gradara Italy
The itinerary "between Torri and Castello" takes you to discover the village of Gradara and the story of Paolo and Francesca
The fee includes a guided visit to the Gradan Fortress of Gradara with an official local guide and a walk on the patrol tracks.
This is the most visited monument in the Marche region. Passing the drawbridge, you arrive inside the yard, where the mighty
XII Century Tower dominates and from which the stone path begins. Room after room you will retrace the Griffo’s and the Sforza’s families lives, as well as the Malatesta’s, the Borgia’s and the Della Rovere’s, who lived and operated here – among alliances and intrigues, betrayals and passions. And it was in one of these rooms that – on one September day in 1289 – took place Paolo and Francesca’s tragedy, immortalized by Dante in his Canto V of the Divine Comedy.Nowadays it is possible to stroll on the 300mt.
along the ancient Ramparts Walk and enjoy, from one side the splendid panorama with the Marche pleasant hills, and on the other side goes the gaze to the Romagna coast until you lose yourself on the Adriatic Sea horizon.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Official local guide.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate