filottrano

Information and Tourist Reception Point (IAT) - Porto Recanati

Corso Matteotti 130

tel: 071.9799084

What to know about Filottrano

The town of Filottrano is located on a hill, at an average height below 300 meters above sea level It is about 22 km from the capital Ancona, about 17 km from Osimo e Jesi, and about 25 km from Macerata. The Filottranese countryside, which surround the town, offer a suggestive landscape, both in winter, when everything is made white by the INFO, both in summer, when it is possible to see a beautiful variety of colors.

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Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta

It is thought that the foundation of the city Building built in the eighteenth century on an earlier church of the fourteenth century. Inside, paintings by Italian and foreign authors can arrive. The frescoes of the late fourteenth and late fifteenth centuries are worthy of note[4] which testify to the devotion of the Filottrano community over the centuries. The "Nativity of Jesus" attributed to Gerrit van Honthorst (called Gerardo delle Notti), the "Beheading of St. John the Baptist" by Ernest Van Schayck "The Beautiful Madonna", also attributed to the painter and a painting depicting "Sant'Omobono"[5], protector of tailors and merchants, executed by an anonymous painter and the altarpiece, theAssumption of Mary into heaven di Étienne Parrocel.

Church of San Francesco

From late sixteenth century, the origin of the church is to be connected to the conventuals who settled in the castle of Monte Filottrano since Fourteenth century. The single temple nave it was remodeled in early eighteenth century according to the style of the time. They are kept inside paintings by Filippo BelliniPompeo Morganti e Ercole Ramazzani. From the architectural point of view, the pink marble balustrade from eighteenth century it is among the most interesting parts of the building. While on the outside a portal of Quattrocento with the effigies of the nobles who commissioned it.

Church of St. Christopher

A bubble of Honorius III of 1218 certifies that it belonged to the monks of Santa Croce di Fonte Avellana even if there is no evidence to go back to its foundation. The building retains fifteenth-century frescoes that survived the re-embellishment of the building in the sixteenth century. The new decorative cycle tells the story of Joseph the Jew, while in the apse you can see the descent of the manna.

How to get to Filottrano

From the North Take the A14 motorway towards Ancona, exit at Ancona Nord, follow the direction of Rome, continue on the SS 76, exit towards Jesi centro, continue on the SP 9 in the direction of Filottrano. From the South Take the A14 motorway towards Naples, exit at Loreto / Porto Recanati, turn onto the SP 77 and then onto the SS 16 towards Ancona, go through Loreto Stazione, Osimo, Montoro and continue following the signs for Filottrano.

Autolinee Atma (www.atmaancona.it/), the sole company for transport in Ancona and its province

Ancona Airport (about 28 km)

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