Fabriano: UNESCO “Creative City”

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Panoramic view of Fabriano - copyright Giorgio Pellegrini Panoramic view of Fabriano – copyright Giorgio Pellegrini

Our journey in discovering Le Marche region today leads us to Fabriano, a city world-renowned for the handmade paper production. Not surprisingly, Fabriano recently received the prestigious award of “Creative City” by UNESCO – one of seven in the world and the only Italian with Bologna – in the category of “Folks Arts and Crafts”.

The historical identity of Fabriano has always been linked to its paper manifacturing.

8001348125273Back to your student memories, anyone may remember to have purchased at least once an album with the white background and blue lettering with embossed the name of this city … maybe without even knowing what it meant.schemaviaggiocartaIn fact, it is the traditional craftsmanship of paper that made Fabriano unique worldwide since ancient times.

Entry at the Museum - copyright Giorgio Pellegrini Entry at the Museum – copyright Giorgio Pellegrini

To learn more, we visited the “Paper and Watermark Museum”…

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