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Montone is a city in Umbria in central Italy.


Montone is a peaceful hilltown in a beautiful panoramic position between two tributaries of the Tiber river. It was formerly controlled by the families which dominated the area, such as the Del Monte, the Fortebraccio and the Vitelli families. However, around the middle of the 16th century the town was ceded to the Papal State.

A street in Montone

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Montone is just off the E45 highway going north-south from Cesena to Perugia.

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  • San Francesco. This is a 14th Century Gothic church. It has an attractive and unusual wooden door dating from 1514, and an important group of frescoes and other art of the early Renaissance, including interesting wood sculptures. The main painter represented is Bartolomeo Caporali.

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Montone is a pleasant base for trips to a whole range of other towns in northern Umbria and southern Tuscany, including Arezzo, Perugia, Assisi and Gubbio. Create category

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