City of Matelica
Piazza Enrico Mattei, 1 to 0737 781 811
Umbria-Marche Apennines located at 354 m of alt., On a hill to the right dell’Esino, exhibits a strong production of cereals, wine (Verdicchio of Matelica), livestock, as well as the development of tannery , footwear, packaging and mechanics.
Important tourist resort, still retains the medieval urban structure, with remains of the walls, and numerous palaces and Renaissance churches: the Praetorian Palace, 1270, altered several times, is flanked by the elegant Loggia of the Brass (1511), while the palace of Brass is sixteenth. The churches of St. Augustine (XIV c.), St. Francis (XIII century., Rebuilt in the eighteenth century., With valuable paintings) and the Dome of the fifteenth century. unfortunately much it altered. Of great interest is the Museum Piersanti.