Cantagallo’s Battle – 2nd and 3rd of May 1815

In May 1815, a battle took place in the areas around Macerata, Pollenza and Tolentino. This was a real important event for the Italian history. In this battle, the Neapolitan army lost against the Austrian troops.

It was a tremendous conflict: on one side, an army led by Gioacchino Murat, king of Naples and Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother-in law, and on the other side the Austrian army, led by the field marshal Federico Bianchi.


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Address Altura di Cantagallo in Pollenza

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