Fabriano (Marche)

Fabriano is a town and comune of Ancona province in the Italian region of the Marche, at 325 meters (1,066 ft) above sea level. It lies in the Esino valley 44 kilometers (27 mi) upstream and southwest of Jesi; and 15 kilometers (9 mi) east-northeast of Fossato di Vico and 36 kilometers (22 mi) east of Gubbio (both in Umbria). Its location on the main highway and rail line from Umbria to the Adriatic make it a mid-sized regional center in the Apennines. Fabriano, with Bologna, is the only Italian creative city (UNESCO). The town is in the category Folk Arts (for the Fabriano's handmade paper production). The town has many monuments, churches, picturesque piazzas and palaces of historical interest to enjoy: the Cathedral, Loggiato of St. Francis, the Palazzo del Podesta, the Municipal Palace, and so on.

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Looking for the perfect pasta dish for the weekend? Francine Segan shares a very unique meat sauce from the Piceno province in the Marche region.


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We are buying a house close to Sarnano, we will be there this fall. Are there any furniture stores in that area? Thanks

Can anyone recommend a chimney sweep in the Fermo region of Marche, ideally between Amandola and Comunanza?