• Europe
  • Roaming in Roma

    By Braden Preston Located 175 miles to the south of Urbino, Roma is perhaps the most famous of Italian cities. Rome had once been the hegemony power of the ancient world. It was an “iron-hammer” as it spread quickly to conquer the world. Rome is called the “city of seven hills” because of its geographical […]

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  • Portonovo

    By Sarah Titus Nestled along the Adriatic coastline, Portonovo is arguably one of the most beautiful seaside towns in the Marche region of Italy. Due to its relatively close proximity to Urbino (about three hours by bus/train), Portonovo makes for an ideal weekend destination during your stay in Urbino. A 45-minute bus ride takes travelers […]

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  • Amsterdam

    By Sarah Titus Urbino is an ideal city to study abroad for many reasons, one of them being it’s a central location to many travel destinations throughout Europe. The city of Amsterdam is one of these. After catching a 45-minute bus from Urbino to Pesaro, one just has to hop on a train in Pesaro […]

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  • Paris

    By Sarah Titus Paris, known as the “City of Lights,” is another popular destination within a weekend’s reach of Urbino. The efficient means of transportation around the city, and the delightful atmosphere of a place that has roots centuries of years old make for a perfect weekend. The Eiffel Tower, standing strong and tall much […]