Fano is the third city in the region by population after Ancona and Pesaro.
An ancient town of Marche, it was known as Fanum Fortunae. Today Fano has becomed an important tourist centre. In the surrounding region there is a large cultural, historical and environmental heritage.
Fano’s main attractions include: Arco d’Augusto, the ancient Roman gate; the Corte Malatestiana, which is connected to the Palazzo della Podestà through a bridge. Palazzo della Podestà houses a museum with archeological findings and an art gallery; the Rocca Malatestiana, the Cathedral. Nature is also an important aspect of this area: the town is located between the hills and the sea, with astonishing views.