Cantiano is the ideal destination for those who are seeking a holiday that combines the cultural interest in some of the most beautiful Italian cities of art and the love for unspoiled nature. Important fortified town of the Dukedom of Urbino, Cantiano keeps a heritage of medieval architecture, along its picturesque streets ad in its palaces and churches.
Surrounded by beautiful mountains, rivers and lush wooded hills, Cantiano is a good starting point for hiking in the nearby natural reserve of the forest of Tecchie, for horse riding on the Mount Catria, for hiking along the numerous archaeological sites of Roman origin and for sightseeing in the enchanting medieval villages along the ancient Roman consular road “Flaminia”.
Of particular interest are the gastronomic paths to taste some traditional dishes made with mushrooms, game and white truffle, which is considered by specialists among the best in Italy.
Furthermore the region is rich in manifold traditions, like the Turba, a commemoration of Christ's passion, in period costumes, and many other events and festivals of national importance, such as: