Neighbour to Cupramontana, Staffolo is a well-preserved historic hiil-top town with a centre retaining it's medieval feeling. Staffolo hosts an annual International Folklore festival inviting dance groups from all over the world, and the Festival of Verdicchio in August. Like Cupramontana, Staffolo is a major Verdicchio wine producer and there are many wineries to visit both in Staffolo and in San Paolo Di Jesi, nearby.
Staffolo has enjoyed rich cultural patrimony and illustrious people were born and have lived here. Visitors can enjoy monuments, buildings and mediaeval constructions as well as intense cultural life, including the work of music academies and local artists. It is well worth visiting the Church of Saint Egidio and the Church of Saint Francis (XIII century). Among local figures we can mention notary Vagnone Manuzio (XIII century) ancestor to the well-known Manuzio family, editors in Venice and Rome between the XVI and XVII centuries; the painting artist Maestro from Staffolo (XIV century; organ players Fabio and Alessandro Costantini (XVII century); and humanist Lancellotti (XVIII)..
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