Tadino, famous for its ceramics industry and art, lays on Sant'Angelo
hill dominated by the castel "Rocca Flea". Athough not much is known
about the history of the town during ancient romans, it is quite sure
that the roman Tadinum was an important center since it was along the
It was destroyed and robbed several times by the barbarians; and due
to that it was rebuilt in 1180 on the close hills, as testified by the
name Gualdo, from the german word "walt" i.e. "wood". During the
Middle Age it became a free commun, and later on it was taken over by
the papal state.
The visit of the town has a number of artistic attractions: first of
all the castle, named Rocca Flea , realized in the XIII century for
order of Federico II.
the other churches, there are the Dome of San Benedetto (XIII century)
with its interesting facade on which a rose-window opens (at its
inside wonderful works can be found) and the church of San Francesco,
a marveous gothic building, decorated by Matteo di Gualdo, which was
born in this town. Interesting is also the Communal Pinacotheca in
which, besides the works of Matteo di Gualdo, also a beautiful
painting of Niccolò Alunno can be admired.