Castelfidardo stands on a hill between the river valleys of Aspio and Musone. It is a small town inserted in history and a walk through it will let you discover very characteristic alleys and suburbs. Numerous churches can be visited such as St. Annunziata, St. Mary Apparente, St. Mary of Mercy, St. Augustine, the Collegiate Church, the Monastery of St. Benedict, St. Francis and St. Rocco. The ancient gateways of the town, Porta del Cassero, Porta del Sole, Porta di Sasso and Porta Vittoria are of particular value.

Historical buildings and the monument of the Accordion are a worthwhile visit.

some information

Region: Marche

Province: Ancona

Abbreviation: AN

Post Code: 60022

Population: 18,861 residents

Area: 32,70 sq. Km

Altitude: 199 masl

Area Code: 071

Name of the citizens: Castelfidardensi

Patron Saint: St. Vittore (May 14)

Market-day: Monday 8.00am – 2.00pm

Etimology: Its name originally was Castelficcardo attested as Castrum Ficcardum, originated from the combination of “castle” and “ficcardo” words from the Germanic name Ficcho or Viccho and the addition of the suffix “ardo” which then pope Sixtus V modified into “fidardo”.


Companies, Activities, Craftsmen for your Shopping in the Marche

Catelfidardo Musica

Biologicamente Castelfidardo

Peter Pan

a tavola

Some tips on where you can taste our typical dishes

Osteria Il Mattarello

Osteria La Fisarmonica

La Grotta

La Taverna del Vigolo

the accordion

Castelfidardo is known throughout the world as the homeland of the Accordion and has its own Museum located in the basement of the Town Hall. Situated in seventeenth-century environments, the museum is dedicated to the musical instrument that has had in this place the largest production center for over a century, from which the FISORCHESTRA.
Fisorchestra Marchigiana – City of Castelfidardo
10, Via Matteotti – 60022 Castelfidardo (AN)
Tel: 071 7829349  – 071 7206140 – 349 4159577

enjoy your holiday!

These are some useful links for the best itineraries to visit Castelfidardo:

Comune di Castelfidardo
Italia Mia