A few kilometres away from Misano you can dive into the history and culture of a glorious past. The medieval villages and castles of the Romagna hinterland are numerous and each one tells a different story, full of charm and emotions.
In the Fortress of San Leo, for example, the spirit and magic of the Count of Cagliostro, alchemist and heretic who seems to have found death within the walls of this castle still lives on. Gradara on the other hand excites its guests with the timeless myth of Paolo and Francesca da Rimini, while the Castle of Montebello houses the legend of Azzurrina, a little girl who mysteriously disappeared in 1375 and who still seems to make her voice heard at every summer solstice.
And these are just some of the Castles you can visit in Romagna. Because your holiday in Misano can be research, history and discovery.
EVENTS AND HISTORICAL RE-ENACTMENTS
The villages and Castles of Romagna in summer are home to beautiful historical re-enactments and great entertainment events to experience the glory of our past.
The “Palio del Daino” in Mondaino, for example, shows the arts and crafts of the Middle Ages, and the city for an entire weekend wears ancient clothes, with artisan workshops, markets and tastings of products of the past.
“The Gradara Castle Siege” instead tells the story of the siege of the Sforza family to the Castle of Gradara in 1446 so as to become not only an accurate historical re-enactment but rather an exciting live docufilm that is concluded with a spectacular “fire” of the fortress.
SIGISMONDO MALATESTA, FELLINI AND TONINO GUERRA
Romagna is famous for its characters and some of them left an unforgettable mark and memories.
The most ancient character is Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta whose story lives in Rimini, 20 kilometres away from Misano, where you can visit the recently restored Castle and the Malatesta Temple.
Federico Fellini, decidedly more contemporary, marked the history of Rimini in the 1930s with his “Amarcord” and an exhibition at Castel Sigismondo is dedicated to him, retracing the stages of his amazing career. Finally in Santarcangelo one can find the history of Tonino Guerra, poet, writer, screenwriter and artist to whom the city dedicated a museum.
Misano Adriatico is surrounded by small jewels. Visiting them is a unique experience and a way to enrich your seaside holiday. The whole territory is rich in wonderful landscapes and proof of a rich past.
If you are interested in visiting thermal spas and relaxing, then the perfect solution for you in the surroundings of Misano Adriatico is Montegrimano.
If instead you are interested in historical and artistic tourism, do not miss the beautiful village of Montegridolfo and its castle, as well as the fortress of Montefiore.
For information on visits to our villages and castles call: 0541.615520
Click on the different categories categories to learn more more. You can also change some of your preferences. Please note that blocking certain types of cookies may affect your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer.
Essential website cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide the services available through our website and to use some of its features.
Because these cookies are strictly necessary for the use of the website, it is not possible to refuse them without affecting the operation of our site. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings and forcing all cookies to be blocked on this website.
Google Analytics cookies
These cookies collect information that is used in aggregate to help us understand how our website is used or the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns or to help us customize our website and your application in order to improve your experience .
If you do not want us to monitor your visits on our site you can disable monitoring in your browser here:
Other external services
We also use various external services such as Google Webfonts, Google Maps and external video providers. Because these providers can collect personal data such as your IP address, we allow you to block them here. Please be aware that this could severely reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. The changes will take effect once the page has been reloaded.
Settings for Google Webfont:
Impostazioni per Google Maps:
Vimeo and YouTube video embeds:
You can read our cookies and our privacy settings in detail on our privacy page.