Pesaro | Capital city of Pesaro province in the Marche region of Italy. The historic centre comprises Piazza del Popolo, with the Palazzo Ducale. Nearby, the Pinoteca contains Giovanni Bellini’s monumental Coronation of the Virgin. Local ceramics are housed in the Museo delle Ceramiche. Gioacchino Rossini was born here in 1792, and an opera festival is held in his name annually.


Burton Anderson, The Wine Atlas of Italy, Mitchell Beazley, 1990 p.171-179.

Italian Wine Guide (Touring Club of Italy, 1999).