15 May 2007

Guide to Recanati

Piazza Giacomo Leopardi, City Tower and Palazzo Comunale

This attractive small hill town is known to Italians as the birthplace of one the country's greatest poets, Giacomo Leopardi and has collected also the inheritance of the tenor Beniamino Gigli and the painter Lorenzo Lotto.

Near the cost of the Adriatic Sea, it's on the crest of a hill. In the 16th and 17th century one of the most important town in the Papal States, nowadays, however, it is remembered for its famous son, Leopardi.


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