Its historic center, with buildings mainly made of stone, is among the best preserved in the region.
Two kilometres away, the intact walled village of Castello della Pieve faces the valley of Metauro.
It is the city that saw the birth of the Italian Renaissance. Birthplace of Raffaello Sanzio, preserves the urban fifteenth structure and possesses the elegant Palazzo Ducale, home of the National Gallery of the Marche.
Sant'Angelo in Vado has a well preserved historical centre, of Roman origin and medieval style.
A roman villa with rich mosaics in the immediate outskirts of the city was discovered in 1999.
There are various interesting events, including an important exhibition of the truffle.
Very interesting is the urban environment, with the Ducal Palace and the Diocesan Museum. In the outskirts there's the Barco, hunting lodge of the Dukes of Urbino.
Important is the ancient tradition of pottery and typical is the National Day of the Epiphany (2-6 January).