Osimo has an underground world full of symbolism and mystery, which is a valid and suggestive alternative to the surface city. The defensive walkways and secret passages dug deep into the hill date back to about 2,500 years ago. Discovering them today will be an adventurous and unforgettable experience.
The most famous caves, those of the Cantinone, run for about 300 meters and are open all year from Tuesday to Sunday with guided tours at fixed times and can also be purchased with a single ticket together with the smaller ones of Piazza Dante and those of Camerano.
It is the typical “balcony city” because it has a wide view that can be seen as far as the eye can see. It is rich of leopardian suggestions, it has also collected the legacy of the tenor Beniamino Gigli (museum in the Town Hall with costumes and photographs) of the painter Lorenzo Lotto (numerous paintings preserved in the Civic Picture Gallery).
Offagna, a typical medieval village dominated by a 15th century fortress, waves the Orange Flag and it is part of the association “The most beautiful villages in Italy”.
Not to be missed: Medieval Festivals in July / Colombaccio Fair in September. Crescia cooked on the grill with herbs.
The Doric regional capital, in whose historic center, will focus on the most significant monuments: the Cathedral of San Ciriaco, the Roman amphitheater, San Francesco delle Scale, Santa Maria della Piazza, Piazza del Plebiscito, the Loggia dei Mercanti, the Teatro delle Muse, the Arch of Traiano.